Perspectives on American Democracy

The Center for American Progress and American University’s Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies hosted a one day… read more

The Center for American Progress and American University’s Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies hosted a one day symposium on “Checks and Balances, Perspectives on American Democracy at the Beginning of the Twenty First Century.” The symposium on American government focused on several issues including the role of the executive branch, congressional powers, the role of committees in formulating legislation and public policy, as well as government stability.

During the second segment of the symposium, Representative Edwards and Representative Frost spoke about congress and constitutional obligations. They then responded to questions and comments from members of the audience. close

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Program ID:
188626-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 1, 2005
Last Aired:
Mar 1, 2009

Airing Details

  • Sep 01, 2005 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 28, 2009 | 3:12pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 28, 2009 | 9:11pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 01, 2009 | 3:11am EST | C-SPAN 3
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