Todd Gitlin
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Todd Gitlin

In the 1960s, Gitlin was a political activist. In 1963 and 1964, Gitlin was president of Students for a Democratic Society; he was elected, he writes, because "none of the other four candidates, each of whom was experienced, was willing to serve," since "we mistrusted power, including our own! Recruiting leaders was hard. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Todd Gitlin has 15 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1992 Forum as a Professor for the Sociology Department of the University of California, Berkeley. The year with the most videos was 1996 with three videos as a Professor for the Sociology Department of the New York University. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2012 with an average of 599 views per program. Most appearances with Walter Berns (2), Tom Hayden (2). Most common tags: Liberals, Arts & Literature, Media.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2004 - Present Professor, Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University Videos: 5 c. October 4, 1996 - Present Professor, Sociology Department, New York University Videos: 9


Professor, Sociology Department, University of California, Berkeley c. July 12, 1991 - c. October 4, 1996 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • <em>Occupy Nation</em>

    Occupy Nation

    Todd Gitlin talked about his book, Occupy Nation: The Roots, the Spirit, and the Promise of Occupy Wall Street. The interview, part of Book…

  • National Security and the Democratic Party

    National Security and the Democratic Party

    Authors Peter Beinart and Todd Gitlin discussed their new books and the Democratic Party’s need to provide a credible alternative…

  • <em>The Intellectuals and the Flag</em>

    The Intellectuals and the Flag

    Professor Gitlin talked about his book The Intellectuals and the Flag, published by Columbia University Press. The book is a collection…

  • Book TV:  Promoting Citizens' Literacy

    Book TV: Promoting Citizens' Literacy

    Panelists discussed the impact of BookTV on the literacy movement. They spoke about a recent report from the National Endowment for the Arts that…

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