After Words

After Words: Richard Thompson Ford, "Universal Rights Down to Earth," hosted by Suzanne Nossel, Amnesty International USA

About the Program

Mr. Ford attempts to explain what is both gained and lost when describing a controversy as a matter of universal rights.  When trying to change the lives of millions by enforcing what western nations believe are universal human rights, are there unforeseen issues that should be accounted for?  He debates this question with the Executive Director of Amnesty International USA, Suzanne Nossel.

About the Authors

Richard Thompson Ford

George E. Osborne Professor of Law at Stanford Law School.  He is a regular contributor to Slate and has written for the New York Times, the Washington Post, the San Francisco Chronicle and the Christian Science Monitor.


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After Words: Richard Thompson Ford, "Universal Rights Down to Earth," hosted by Suzanne Nossel, Amnesty International USA

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Past Airings

  • Sunday, March 4th at 11am (ET)
  • Monday, February 27th at 3am (ET)
  • Monday, February 27th at 12am (ET)
  • Sunday, February 26th at 9pm (ET)
  • Saturday, February 25th at 10pm (ET)
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