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In Books, Newspapers and on Television, Professor Allen is a Multimedia Moralizer 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8

 
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DID YOU HEAR THE ONE about the priest and the rabbi who teamed up with a law professor on cable television? This could be the makings of a really corny joke. Instead, it was the premise of “The Ethical Edge,” an innovative program launched by MSNBC in June 2005 that ran for about a year. The show consisted of lively, hourlong conversations about contemporary moral and ethical issues, moderated by the brainy MSNBC news anchor Chris Jansing. I was one of the panelists.

I never imagined myself as a regular on a television talk show. But after Miramax published my book, The New Ethics: A Guided Tour of the 21th Century Moral Landscape in 2004, a number of surprising professional opportunities came my way.

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