20th Century History Lessons

David Goodman talked about people who have protested the loss of civil liberties, including librarians fighting the loss of privacy in… read more

David Goodman talked about people who have protested the loss of civil liberties, including librarians fighting the loss of privacy in libraries due to the Patriot Act and conscientious objectors in the Military. Clancy Sigal talked about the affect of governmental subsidies and assistance on the lives of Americans. Elizabeth Samet talked about the role of literary discourse on the Military.

David Goodman co-authored Standing up to the Madness: Ordinary Heroes in Extraordinary Times by Hyperion. Clancy Sigal wrote A Woman of Uncertain Character: The Amorous And Radical Adventures of My Mother Jennie (Who Always Wanted To Be A Respectable Jewish Mom) By Her Bastard Son by Carroll and Graf. Elizabeth Samet wrote Soldier’s Heart: Reading Literature Through Peace and War at West Point by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. 

Timothy Naftali moderated. close

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

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20th Century History Lessons

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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Apr 27, 2008

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  • Apr 27, 2008 | 3:39am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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