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  • The Writings of Eugene McCarthy
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    The Writings of Eugene McCarthy

    Harper’s Magazine at a Barnes and Noble in New York City. He discussed four of his books: 1968: War & Democracy, No-Fault Politics: Modern Presidents, the Press, and Reformers, Hard Years:…

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  • Presidential Impeachment Proposals
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    Presidential Impeachment Proposals

    Harper’s Magazine hosted a forum titled “Is There a Case for Impeachment?” Panelists talked about the historical provision for and definition of impeachment in the U.S. Constitution, abuses of…

    117 views
  • On Politics and the Art of Acting
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    On Politics and the Art of Acting

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  • News Review
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    News Review

    Mr. Lapham talked about current events and the news of the day. He also responded to viewer comments and questions.

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  • Media Coverage of Whitewater
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    Media Coverage of Whitewater

    Moderated by Lewis Lapham, the panelists discussed media coverage of the Whitewater investigation into President Bill Clinton’s financial dealings while he was governor of Arkansas. They focused on the Harper’s…

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  • Events in the News
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    Events in the News

    The two editors discussed several of the midterm elections campaign debates. They also commented on the overall status of liberals and conservatives, and the role of virtues in politics.…

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  • emThe Wish for Kingsem
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    The Wish for Kings

    Mr. Lapham discussed the research behind his book, The Wish for Kings: Democracy at Bay, published by Grove Press, which examines the federal government in terms of the private…

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  • Russell Kirk Address
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    Russell Kirk Address

    In an address to the Heritage Foundation, Russell Kirk spoke about the state of conservative thought in the United States. Following his address, two speakers responded to his remarks.

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