Conversation on Democracy

Scholars and public figures talked about Alexis de Tocqueville and the impact his book, Democracy in America, has had on the political… read more

Scholars and public figures talked about Alexis de Tocqueville and the impact his book, Democracy in America, has had on the political discourse of the United States over the years. They compared his writings to present-day events and talked about the influence and significance of his commentaries on the economy and race relations. Footage from the C-SPAN Tocqueville tour was also shown. close

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Conversation on Democracy

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Program ID:
100750-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 17, 1998
Last Aired:
Oct 24, 2007

Airing Details

  • Feb 17, 1998 | 8:09pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 18, 1998 | 2:47am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 22, 1998 | 5:06pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 21, 2001 | 12:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 24, 2001 | 12:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 25, 2001 | 12:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 23, 2007 | 8:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 24, 2007 | 5:51am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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