Book Discussion on The Age of Impeachment

David Kyvig talked about the history of impeachment. He said that impeachment was rarely used until 1960, at which point it became… read more

David Kyvig talked about the history of impeachment. He said that impeachment was rarely used until 1960, at which point it became used relatively frequently against politicians and judges. He argued that as a response to the increased threat of impeachment, presidents had become more secretive about their actions.

David Kyvig wrote The Age of Impeachment: American Constitutional Culture Since 1960 by the University Press of Kansas. close

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

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 22, 2008
Last Aired:
Sep 14, 2008

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  • Jun 22, 2008 | 9:56am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 23, 2008 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • Sep 14, 2008 | 2:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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