Book Discussion on Drawing the Line at the Big Ditch

Adam Clymer talked about and read from his book Drawing the Line at the Big Ditch, The Panama Canal Treaties and the Rise of the Right.… read more

Adam Clymer talked about and read from his book Drawing the Line at the Big Ditch, The Panama Canal Treaties and the Rise of the Right. Mr. Clymer argues that the U.S.' decision to cede control

of the canal became a conservative cause and a platform that Ronald

Reagan used for his bid for the presidency in 1980. close

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

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  • Adam Clymer Chief Correspondent (Former) New York Times->Washington, DC

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Book Discussion on Drawing the Line at the Big Ditch

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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May 10, 2008

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  • May 10, 2008 | 1:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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