Book Discussion on The Spirit of Compromise

Amy Gutmann and Dennis Thompson examined why compromise is so difficult in the current political world. The authors argue that… read more

Amy Gutmann and Dennis Thompson examined why compromise is so difficult in the current political world. The authors argue that constant campaigning rather than a focus on legislation has produced the current discord and posit this is due to the campaign mindset, which they contend is built to distrust one’s opponent. The authors were interviewed by Andrea Mitchell on stage and responded to questions submitted by members of the audience at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. close

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Book Discussion on The Spirit of Compromise

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Public Affairs Event
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
May 20, 2012
Last Aired:
Aug 4, 2012

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  • May 20, 2012 | 10:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 26, 2012 | 1:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • Aug 04, 2012 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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