In Depth with Bill Bennett

Author and syndicated radio talk show host Bill Bennett talked about his life, work, and career. Former Secretary Bennett discussed… read more

Author and syndicated radio talk show host Bill Bennett talked about his life, work, and career. Former Secretary Bennett discussed his books on American history, the state of education in the country, and electoral politics. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

A video was shown of Mr. Bennett giving a tour of the radio station in Arlington, Virginia, from where his show “Morning in America” is broadcast. He introduced members of his staff and talked about his writing habits.

William Bennett is co-director of Empower America and founder and chairman of K12, an Internet-based school. Bill Bennett served as President Reagan’s chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities and secretary of education, and as the first President’s Bush’s “Drug Czar.” He is the author or co-author of more than 20 books for adults and children, including The Book of Virtues (1993); The Moral Compass (1995); The Death of Outrage (1998); The Educated Child (2000); The American Patriots Almanac (2008); and A Century Turns (2010). close

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

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In Depth with Bill Bennett

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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 4, 2010
Last Aired:
Jul 10, 2010

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  • Jul 04, 2010 | 11:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 05, 2010 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 10, 2010 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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