On Monday May 28, across our country and here in San Diego, Americans will honor those who have died in our nation’s wars. Most will spend the holiday at family gatherings, spending a day at the beach, and visiting with friends. A few will go to cemeteries, listen to politicians talk of our brave warriors who have died in the service of their country, and pledge to ensure our military will remain the most powerful in the world. Yet, how many of us will contemplate the true cost of wars and ask how we have come to be a nation that is in a state of perpetual conflict?
Episode length: 43:35
John Horgan, Author, The End of War
Barry Ladendorf, President, San Diego Veterans for Peace
Click ‘play’ above or right-click and save to download this podcast.In the first episode of the San Diego Veterans for Peace Podcast, SDVFP President Barry Ladendorf and author John Horgan discuss John’s most recent book The End of War.
John is a science journalist and Director of the Center for Science Writings at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey. He is a former senior writer at Scientific American. He has also written for The New York Times, Newsweek, The Washington Post, and The Los Angeles Times among many other world-wide publications.