Book Discussion on Scandal

Ms. Garment, author of Scandal: The Culture of Mistrust in American Politics, discussed the way political scandals have reshaped U.S.… read more

Ms. Garment, author of Scandal: The Culture of Mistrust in American Politics, discussed the way political scandals have reshaped U.S. history and influenced the way Americans vote and think about public policy. Her book cites over eighty cases of misconduct occurring within both political parties. She examines what she terms is the “criminalization of politics” and the roles played by the White House, Congress, the courts, and the press. A former Washington correspondent for the Wall Street Journal, Ms. Garment believes that the increased coverage of scandals since Watergate has strengthened the influence of the media while reducing the power of government. close

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Book Discussion on Scandal

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 17, 1991
Last Aired:
Apr 27, 2013

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  • Nov 17, 1991 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 17, 1991 | 11:06pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 18, 1991 | 2:40am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 18, 1991 | 6:55am EST | C-SPAN 1
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