Book Discussion on Building a Bridge to the 18th Century

Professor Postman talked about his book, Building a Bridge to the 18th Century: How the Past Can Improve Our Future, published by… read more

Professor Postman talked about his book, Building a Bridge to the 18th Century: How the Past Can Improve Our Future, published by Knopf. He focused on current societal problems that could be resolved in large part by looking to the philosophers and cultural tradition of the enlightenment period of the eighteenth century. After his prepared remarks he answered questions from the audience. close

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  • Solveig Nelson Coordinator Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee->Events
  • Neil Postman Professor New York University->Culture and Communication

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Book Discussion on Building a Bridge to the 18th Century

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Program ID:
153953-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Dec 19, 1999
Last Aired:
Apr 2, 2000

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  • Dec 19, 1999 | 12:41pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 16, 2000 | 6:09am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 13, 2000 | 5:38am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 02, 2000 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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