Q&A with Jonathan Goodman Levitt

Jonathan Goodman Levitt talked about his latest project, Follow the Leader. He calls the film a political coming-of-age documentary about… read more

Jonathan Goodman Levitt talked about his latest project, Follow the Leader. He calls the film a political coming-of-age documentary about three high school boys who want to become president as they enter college. They describe the various influences that shaped their political ideologies. Mr. Levitt said the generational response to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2011, prompted him to explore young people’s political beliefs. He asserted that politics is largely absent from contemporary schools and hopes his film encourages civics discussions in the classroom. He said the benefits of the film are not financial but rather to foster political discourse. close

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Q&A with Jonathan Goodman Levitt

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Oct 27, 2013
Last Aired:
Oct 28, 2013

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  • Oct 27, 2013 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 27, 2013 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Oct 27, 2013 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 27, 2013 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Oct 28, 2013 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Oct 28, 2013 | 5:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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