Book Discussion on Conservatives Without Conscience

John Dean talked about his book Conservatives Without Conscience, published by Viking. He argued that conservative politics in the… read more

John Dean talked about his book Conservatives Without Conscience, published by Viking. He argued that conservative politics in the U.S. has moved perilously close to authoritarianism. Former White House counsel John Dean, who was a prominent figure in the Watergate scandal who testified against his former boss, then-President Richard Nixon, further distanced himself from his Republican roots with criticisms of the current Republican leadership, claiming it had sullied the principles of conservatism with radical right-wing policies and Machiavellian tactics. Mr. Dean was joined by author Gore Vidal to discuss his book and political issues. After their presentations both men responded to audience members' questions. 

This event, held at the home of Teddi Winograd, was Number 6 in the Great Mind Series of the Progressive Democrats of Los Angeles. 

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

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Book Discussion on Conservatives Without Conscience

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Program ID:
194148-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Beverly Hills, California, United States
First Aired:
Nov 4, 2006
Last Aired:
Nov 6, 2006

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  • Nov 04, 2006 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 05, 2006 | 7:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 06, 2006 | 10:05am EST | C-SPAN 2
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