Q&A with Michael Oreskes

Michael Oreskes talked about his book, The Genius of America: How The Constitution Saved Our Country and Why It Can Again, published by… read more

Michael Oreskes talked about his book, The Genius of America: How The Constitution Saved Our Country and Why It Can Again, published by Bloomsbury USA. He co-wrote the book with Hofstra University Law School Professor Eric Lane. Mr. Oreskes talked about the frustration many have government and with the U.S. Constitution. He argued that the system was based on tolerance and compromise, and that the American people must learn about the Constitution and apply these principles for it to work. Mr. Oreskes is the executive editor of the International Herald Tribune. He also talked about his career, the newspaper, and the differences between French and American government and journalism. close

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Q&A with Michael Oreskes

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Q&A
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 21, 2007
Last Aired:
Oct 22, 2007

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  • Oct 21, 2007 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 21, 2007 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 22, 2007 | 5:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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