Book Discussion on Losing the Center

Jeffrey Bloodworth talked about his book, Losing the Center: The Decline of American Liberalism, 1968--1992 , in which he argues that… read more

Jeffrey Bloodworth talked about his book, Losing the Center: The Decline of American Liberalism, 1968--1992 , in which he argues that liberalism began to decline in the early 1960s. He explores this decline through the biographies of some of the Democratic Party’s most important leaders, including Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Henry “Scoop” Jackson, Bella Abzug, Harold Ford Sr., and Jimmy Carter. 

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Erie, Pennsylvania, from September 16-20 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

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Book Discussion on Losing the Center

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Erie, Pennsylvania, United States
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Oct 19, 2013
Last Aired:
Oct 20, 2013

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  • Oct 19, 2013 | 12:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 20, 2013 | 11:41am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 20, 2013 | 12:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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