Book Discussion on The Parties Versus the People

Mickey Edwards, former Republican Congressman from Oklahoma (1977-1992), argues that America’s political parties have obtained too… read more

Mickey Edwards, former Republican Congressman from Oklahoma (1977-1992), argues that America’s political parties have obtained too much power. He posits that the parties have disenfranchised voters and hurt the legislative process by promoting partisanship and discouraging debate. He responded to questions from members of the audience at Politics &Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. close

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Book Discussion on The Parties Versus the People

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 9, 2012
Last Aired:
Nov 4, 2012

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  • Sep 09, 2012 | 7:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 15, 2012 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 30, 2012 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 04, 2012 | 2:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
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