Capitalism, Democracy, and the Emancipation of Belief

Alice Kessler-Harris discusses what she describes as the struggle between democracy and capitalism in American History. She argues… read more

Alice Kessler-Harris discusses what she describes as the struggle between democracy and capitalism in American History. She argues that democracy has been threatened by the nation’s wealthy elite; and that this problem continues today. As the 2011-2012 president of the Organization of American Historians, Kessler-Harris gave the keynote address at their annual meeting in Milwaukee. It’s about an hour. close

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Capitalism, Democracy, and the Emancipation of Belief

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306399-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
First Aired:
Aug 11, 2012
Last Aired:
Aug 12, 2012

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  • Aug 11, 2012 | 3:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 12, 2012 | 2:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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