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
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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