Activist Lawyer Tackles Tough Political, Human Rights Issues

February 6, 2008 | City Talk with Doug Muzzio

Brian O’Dwyer, a longtime champion of human rights who helped President Bill Clinton establish a framework for peace in Northern Ireland, sees the U.S. entering a xenophobic period similar to those that Irish, Italian and Jewish immigrants faced here generations ago. Just substitute the word “Latinos” and we’re getting close to that, he says. O’Dwyer, son of a legendary defender of progressive causes, discusses hot-button issues from America’s immigration situation to achieving Middle East peace. As for the presidential race, can Hillary Clinton win? Can she lose?
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