Republic vs. Democracy

Tocqueville and Beaumont arrived by stagecoach from Mobile in January 1832. While there, they talked with a local lawyer about various… read more

Tocqueville and Beaumont arrived by stagecoach from Mobile in January 1832. While there, they talked with a local lawyer about various legal issues. Mr. Wood talked about the impact Alexis de Tocqueville has had on democracy and he talked about the “myth” of democracy in America. He talked about Tocqueville’s writing and how accurate he was in describing U.S. development. Mr. Wood also took audience calls, faxes and electronic mail. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • John E. Splaine Associate Professor University of Maryland, College Park->Education
  • Kirk Wood Professor Alabama State University->History
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Republic vs. Democracy

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Program ID:
97938-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Montgomery, Alabama, United States
First Aired:
Jan 6, 1998
Last Aired:
Aug 5, 2001

Airing Details

  • Jan 06, 1998 | 8:33am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 06, 1998 | 7:32pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 24, 2001 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 25, 2001 | 1:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 27, 2001 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 28, 2001 | 1:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 29, 2001 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 29, 2001 | 1:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 01, 2001 | 12:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 01, 2001 | 3:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 04, 2001 | 12:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 04, 2001 | 3:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 05, 2001 | 12:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 05, 2001 | 3:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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