NPR News Special: Language of War


Rob Gifford (2-way)
* NPR Reporter in Pakistan

Peter Robinson
* Former, Speechwriter to President Reagan
* Former, Speechwriter to Vice President George Bush
* Author, It's My Party : A Republican's Messy Love Affair with the GOP (Warner Books, 2000)

David Kennedy
* Professor of History, Stanford University
* Author, Freedom From Fear: The American People in Depression and War 1929-1945 (Oxford Univ. Press, 1999)

Andrew Carroll
* Editor, War Letters: Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars (Scribner, 2001)
* Co-editor, In Our Own Words: Extraordinary Speeches of the American Century (Kodansha, 1999)

Fred Greenstein
* Professor of Politics Emeritus, Princeton University
* Author, The Presidential Difference: Leadership Style from FDR to Clinton (Princeton, 2001)

Steven Pinker
* Professor of Psychology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
* Author, Words and Rules (Basic Books, 1999)
* Author, How the Mind Works (W.W.Norton, 1997)
* Author,The Language Instinct (Harper-Collins, 1994)

Theodore Sorensen
* Former, Policy Adviser and Speechwriter for President John F. Kennedy for 11 Years

Stacy Palmer
* Editor, The Chronicle of Philanthropy

In response to the unprecedented terrorist attack on the US, NPR News will continue to bring you special coverage all week long. We'll have the latest updates from New York and Washington, interviews with newsmakers and analysts and hear from NPR reporters around the your calls.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

Support comes from: