Defining American Character

Authors talked about “Defining American Character” and their relevant books. After their presentations the panelists… read more

Authors talked about “Defining American Character” and their relevant books. After their presentations the panelists commented on each other’s remarks. Jon Wiener moderated the discussion.

Howard Fineman is the author of The Thirteen American Arguments: Enduring Debates That Define and Inspire Our Country (Random House). Amy Goodman is the co-author of Standing Up to the Madness: Ordinary Heroes in Extraordinary Times (Hyperion). Tom Hayden is the author of Writings for a Democratic Society: The Tom Hayden Reader (City Lights Publishers). Hugh Hewitt is the author of A Mormon in the White House? 10 Things Every American Should Know About Mitt Romney (Regnery Publishing). close

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

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  • Howard Fineman Senior Correspondent Newsweek->Washington, DC
  • Amy Goodman Host and Executive Producer Pacifica Radio->Democracy Now!
  • Tom Hayden Member Nation, The->Editorial Board
  • Hugh Hewitt Professor Chapman University->School of Law
  • Jon Wiener Professor University of California, Irvine->History
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Defining American Character

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205056-10
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Los Angeles, California, United States
First Aired:
May 18, 2008
Last Aired:
May 10, 2009

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  • May 18, 2008 | 9:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 02, 2008 | 6:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 27, 2008 | 6:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 17, 2008 | 11:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 13, 2008 | 4:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 09, 2009 | 3:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 09, 2009 | 9:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 10, 2009 | 3:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 10, 2009 | 9:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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