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Ethics In America

This series uses the Socratic method to build analytical skills and examine ethical questions. The programs aim to sharpen moral reasoning without favoring a particular position by exploring ethical dilemmas in legal, political, medical, corporate, and military arenas. Panelists include Antonin Scalia, Faye Wattleton, and Peter Jennings.

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Saturday, Apr 7, 2012 - 11:00 PM    "Under Orders, Under Fire (Part I)" How do we wage war when the enemy dresses as civilians and children throw bombs? Generals William Westmoreland, David Jones, and Brent Scowcroft, correspondents Peter Jennings and Mike Wallace, and others question the duty to follow orders and a commander's obligation to protect soldiers. G

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Saturday, Apr 7, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Under Orders, Under Fire (Part I)" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Apr 8, 2012 - 11:00 AM "Under Orders, Under Fire (Part I)" (LEARN/CREATE)

Saturday, Apr 14, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Under Orders, Under Fire (Part II)" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Apr 15, 2012 - 11:00 AM "Under Orders, Under Fire (Part II)" (LEARN/CREATE)

Saturday, Apr 21, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Truth On Trial" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Apr 22, 2012 - 11:00 AM "Truth On Trial" (LEARN/CREATE)

Saturday, Apr 28, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Human Experiment" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Apr 29, 2012 - 11:00 AM "Human Experiment" (LEARN/CREATE)

Saturday, May 5, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Politics, Privacy, and the Press" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, May 6, 2012 - 11:00 AM "Politics, Privacy, and the Press" (LEARN/CREATE)

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