History of Political Parties

Participants spoke about the history of party politics in the U.S., as well as ways in which the Constitution has shaped the form and role… read more

Participants spoke about the history of party politics in the U.S., as well as ways in which the Constitution has shaped the form and role of political parties. Among the topics they addressed were the emergence of the party system in the Early Republic, historical tests of the party system, and ways to understand the current partisan environment. They also answered questions from the audience. close

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

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  • James W. Ceaser Professor University of Virginia->Wilson (Woodrow) Department of Politics
  • Edward Foley Professor Ohio State University->Law School
  • John C. Fortier Director Kenyon College->Center for the Study of American Democracy
  • Fred Greenstein Professor Princeton University->Wilson (Woodrow) School of Public and International Affairs
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History of Political Parties

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Program ID:
292914-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Gambier, Ohio, United States
First Aired:
Sep 10, 2010
Last Aired:
Nov 19, 2010

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  • Sep 10, 2010 | 1:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 10, 2010 | 10:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 11, 2010 | 4:22am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 19, 2010 | 5:29pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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