Progressive Politics of Theodore Roosevelt and Barack Obama

Panelists compared and contrasted the political philosophies of Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Barack Obama. In 1910, Theodore… read more

Panelists compared and contrasted the political philosophies of Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Barack Obama. In 1910, Theodore Roosevelt delivered his “New Nationalism” speech which espoused his Progressive ideas in Osawatomie, Kansas. In 2011, President Obama went to the same town and spoke about his own political philosophy and about the U.S. economy. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. William Schambra and E.J. Dionne Jr. co-moderated.

“Osawatomie: Then and Now” was held at the Betsy and Walter Stern Conference Center in Washington, D.C. close

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

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  • John Halpin Founder and Co-Director Center for American Progress->Progressive Studies Program
  • Sidney M. Milkis Professor University of Virginia->Wilson (Woodrow) Department of Politics
  • William A. Schambra Director Hudson Institute->Bradley Center for Philanthropy and Civic Renewal
  • Matthew J. Spalding Vice President Heritage Foundation->American Studies
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Progressive Politics of Theodore Roosevelt and Barack Obama

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 26, 2012
Last Aired:
Mar 4, 2012

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  • Feb 26, 2012 | 8:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 26, 2012 | 7:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 26, 2012 | 10:31pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 03, 2012 | 3:29pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 04, 2012 | 2:29am EST | C-SPAN 3
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