Book Discussion on The Long Detour: The History and Future of the American Left

Mr. Weinstein talked about his book, The Long Detour: The History and Future of the America Left, published by Westview Press. He… read more

Mr. Weinstein talked about his book, The Long Detour: The History and Future of the America Left, published by Westview Press. He is a former communist, the founder of Socialist Review, and publisher of In These Times magazine. The Long Detour chronicles socialism in America, including its history and its relevance today. Mr. Weinstein argues that socialists were once a positive force in America, and the originators of the labor movement, Social Security, unemployment insurance, and other important programs. Following prepared remarks, he responded to questions from the audience. close

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Book Discussion on The Long Detour: The History and Future of the American Left

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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
First Aired:
Jul 27, 2003
Last Aired:
Oct 25, 2003

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  • Jul 27, 2003 | 1:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 10, 2003 | 2:58am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 25, 2003 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 25, 2003 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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