ACLU: A Threat to America?

Donohue, the author of a book on the American Civil Liberties Union, argues that the organization should not be viewed as a liberal… read more

Donohue, the author of a book on the American Civil Liberties Union, argues that the organization should not be viewed as a liberal institution. He states that the ACLU takes too literal a view of civil liberties of individuals, thus making it a conservative institution, He argues further that this literal view forces the ACLU to collide with the “competing moral values of stability and community.” close

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ACLU: A Threat to America?

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Program ID:
6856-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Alexandria, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 27, 1989
Last Aired:
Mar 28, 1989

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  • Mar 27, 1989 | 2:38pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 27, 1989 | 5:56pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 27, 1989 | 11:20pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 28, 1989 | 2:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 28, 1989 | 5:24am EST | C-SPAN 1
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