Book Discussion on The Opening of the American Mind

Mr. Levine talked about his recent book, The Opening of the American Mind: Canons, Culture & History. He emphasized that there had… read more

Mr. Levine talked about his recent book, The Opening of the American Mind: Canons, Culture & History. He emphasized that there had always been people who were frightened by a broad, inclusive definition of who is an American and what is American culture. He also defended U.S. higher education against critics who claim it is too politically correct because it is important to teach the diverse reality of U.S. culture. After his remarks, he took questions from the audience. close

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Book Discussion on The Opening of the American Mind

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76014-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Nov 23, 1996
Last Aired:
Nov 24, 1996

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  • Nov 23, 1996 | 8:54pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 23, 1996 | 11:54pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 24, 1996 | 4:48am EST | C-SPAN 2
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