Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Northwestern University, Charles Moskos is one of today’s leading thinkers on military issues. The author of the “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” policy, his books include The Military - More Than Just a Job?, A Call to Civic Service, The New Conscientious Objection, Black Leadership and Racial Integration the Army Way, and The Postmodern Military. His research has taken him to combat units in Vietnam, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Haiti, Bosnia, Kosovo, and Iraq. In addition to numerous scholarly articles, Moskos has written for the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Atlantic Monthly and Foreign Affairs. Join John Callaway for an in-depth exploration of Professor Moskos’ perspective on issues ranging from the draft, to gays in the military to the current situation in Iraq.
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After a broadcast journalism career of 48 years, John Callaway is now engaged in writing, freelance broadcasting and speaking. The long-time host of Chicago Tonight on Chicago public television station WTTW Channel 11, Mr. Callaway is now host and senior editor for "Chicago Stories", a documentary and interview weekly program on WTTW. He has been honored with more than one hundred awards, including the coveted Peabody Award and fifteen Emmys. A drop-out from Ohio Wesleyan University who hitchhiked to Chicago with 71 cents in his pocket in 1956, he is the recipient of nine honorary doctorate degrees, including those from Northwestern University and the John Marshall College of Law. Mr. Callaway was also the founding Director of the William Benton Fellowships in Broadcast Journalism Program at the University of Chicago. He is the author of the bestselling book of essays, "The Thing of It Is" and has written and performed two one-man shows, " John Callaway Tonight", and "John Callaway 's Life is . . . Maintenance" at the Pegasus Theater in Chicago.
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