Civility and American Politics, Part 3

Norman Ornstein and Thomas Mann talked about their book The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How to Get It Back on Track,… read more

Norman Ornstein and Thomas Mann talked about their book The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How to Get It Back on Track, published by Oxford University Press. The talked about the state of partisan political discourse, its affect on policy making, polarization of voters and politicians reflected in public opinion polls and campaign rhetoric, and the challenges of leadership in Washington, DC. They also answered questions from the audience. close

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

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  • Donald F. Kettl Director University of Pennsylvania->Fels Institute of Government
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197868-3
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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 30, 2007
Last Aired:
Mar 22, 2009

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  • Apr 30, 2007 | 12:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 30, 2007 | 10:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 01, 2007 | 2:18am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 21, 2009 | 12:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 21, 2009 | 6:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 22, 2009 | 12:18am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 22, 2009 | 6:18am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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