Civil Society

Moderated by Mr. Kinsley, authors talked about achieving a civil society in the contemporary political culture. They discuss the… read more

Moderated by Mr. Kinsley, authors talked about achieving a civil society in the contemporary political culture. They discuss the roles of government, interest groups, individuals, and the media in creating a civil society, and they discuss a variety of social issues, including immigration, social security, corruption, and minority and workers rights. After their presentations they answered audience members' questions. Kinsley wrote Big Babies: On Presidents, Politics and National Crazes. Mills wrote Changing Channels: The Civil Rights Case That Transformed Television. Miller wrote The Two Percent Solution: Fixing America’s Problems in Ways Liberals and Conservatives Can Love. Jacoby wrote Reinventing the Melting Pot: The New Immigrants and What It Means to Be American. Vanden Heuvel co-wrote Taking Back America and Taking Down the Radical Right. Hayden wrote Street Wars: Gangs and the Future of Violence. close

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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May 9, 2005
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Jul 10, 2005

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  • May 09, 2005 | 1:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 10, 2005 | 5:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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