Term Limits Debate
Following an introduction by Mr. Crane, George Will discussed the necessity of term limits in order to establish constitutional… read more
Following an introduction by Mr. Crane, George Will discussed the necessity of term limits in order to establish constitutional distance between legislators and the people to foster a more deliberative process. A forum following this speech, discussed the politics and law of term limits for legislators. Mr. Petracca and Mr. Jacob supported term limits and Mr. Mann and Ms. Crain opposed them. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Paul Jacob Executive Director U.S. Term Limits
- Thomas E. Mann Director Brookings Institution->Government Studies
- Mark Petracca Associate Professor University of California, Irvine
- George Will Syndicated Columnist Washington Post Writers Group
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