Book Discussion on No Way to Pick a President

Mr. Witcover talked about his book, No Way to Pick a President: How Money and Hired Guns Have Debased American Elections, published by… read more

Mr. Witcover talked about his book, No Way to Pick a President: How Money and Hired Guns Have Debased American Elections, published by Farrar Straus & Giroux. He focused on the current state of presidential politics, negative campaigning, the dominance of money and television advertising, the growing importance of celebrities in journalism, and the compressed primary process are to blame for the public’s poor perception of the election process. After his prepared remarks he answered questions from the audience. close

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Book Discussion on No Way to Pick a President

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154181-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 18, 1999
Last Aired:
Sep 5, 2004

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  • Dec 18, 1999 | 10:05pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 19, 1999 | 1:02am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 01, 2004 | 3:09am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 05, 2004 | 3:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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