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Backstage: "We live in a perpetual state of emergency" - Garry Wills

February 1, 2010

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In "BOMB POWER: The Modern Presidency and the National Security State," Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Garry Wills reveals how the atomic bomb transformed our nation down to its deepest constitutional roots. He tells Paul Holdengraber, director of LIVE from the NYPL, why America lives in a "perpetual state of emergency"... backstage at LIVE from the NYPL with The Daily Beast.