Civic Engagement and the American Political Process

Participants spoke about the state of discourse in American politics, the emergence of the “tea party” movement, their response… read more

Participants spoke about the state of discourse in American politics, the emergence of the “tea party” movement, their response in the form of a “coffee party,” and engaging citizens and lawmakers in the political process. Among the topics they addressed were partisanship and the legislative process, recent efforts to pass health care reform, campaign finance, and voter anger. They also answered questions from the audience. close

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

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  • Linda Killian Senior Scholar Wilson (Woodrow) International Center for Scholars->United States Studies
  • Annabel Park Founder Coffee Party USA
  • Darrell M. West Vice President and Director Brookings Institution->Governance Studies Program
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Civic Engagement and the American Political Process

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Program ID:
292765-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 27, 2010
Last Aired:
Mar 29, 2010

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  • Mar 27, 2010 | 8:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 27, 2010 | 11:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 28, 2010 | 4:54am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 29, 2010 | 4:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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