Book Discussion on Pledging Allegiance

Joel Westheimer talked about the book he edited, Pledging Allegiance: The Politics of Patriotism in America’s Schools, published by… read more

Joel Westheimer talked about the book he edited, Pledging Allegiance: The Politics of Patriotism in America’s Schools, published by Teachers College Press. William Ayers spoke about his contribution to the book, an essay about military recruitment in high schools. Both participants discussed the state of democratic values in American schools and how schools have responded to post-September 11 patriotism in the United States. They also responded to questions from the audience. close

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  • Ayers, William C. Director University of Illinois at Chicago->Center for Youth and Society
  • Westheimer, Joel Research Chair University of Ottawa, Canada->Democracy and Education

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Book Discussion on Pledging Allegiance

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196875-1
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
May 19, 2007
Last Aired:
Jul 8, 2007

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  • May 19, 2007 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 20, 2007 | 2:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 08, 2007 | 4:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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