Book Discussion on The True Patriot

Eric Liu, former speechwriter for President Clinton, talked about his book, The True Patriot, co-written with Nick Hanauer, published by… read more

Eric Liu, former speechwriter for President Clinton, talked about his book, The True Patriot, co-written with Nick Hanauer, published by Sasquatch Books. He contended that the definition of patriotism has been misappropriated by the right and must be redefined and accepted by the left. He presented several examples of what true patriotism means to them, which includes the ideas of “community above self” and “opportunity, with personal initiative.” He responded to questions from audience members. close

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

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  • Steve Coll President and CEO New America Foundation
  • Eric Liu Talk Show Host Seattle Channel->Seattle Voices

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Book Discussion on The True Patriot

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204413-1
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 6, 2008
Last Aired:
Jun 15, 2008

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  • Apr 06, 2008 | 3:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 06, 2008 | 6:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 15, 2008 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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