Book Discussion on A Necessary Evil

Mr. Wills talks about his book, A Necessary Evil: A History of American Distrust in Government, published by Simon and… read more

Mr. Wills talks about his book, A Necessary Evil: A History of American Distrust in Government, published by Simon and Schuster. The book examines American attitudes about government and how the anti-colonial feeling of the Revolutionary War has progressed into the current skepticism toward federal authority. Following his remarks he answered questions from the audience. close

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Book Discussion on A Necessary Evil

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Program ID:
153293-1
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Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 27, 1999
Last Aired:
Mar 29, 2002

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  • Nov 27, 1999 | 9:51am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 27, 1999 | 8:49pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 27, 1999 | 11:49pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 01, 2000 | 12:03pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 25, 2002 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 28, 2002 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 29, 2002 | 3:45am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 29, 2002 | 7:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
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