Welcome to a Conversation with History. I'm Harry Kreisler of the Institute of International Studies. Our guest today is Tom Engelhardt, who is a writer and an editor. His books include The End of Victory Culture: Cold War America and the Disillusioning of A Generation, and The Last Days of Publishing, a novel. He is also the producer of an online newsletter of opinion and commentary called TomDispatch. Tom is also a Fellow at the Nation Institute.