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    Why Are Professors Liberal and Why Do Conservatives Care?

    Neil Gross talked about his book, Why Are Professors Liberal and Why Do Conservatives Care?, in which he examines why a majority of America’s college and university professors are liberal.…

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    Rightward Bound: Making America Conservative in the 1970s

    Bruce Schulman and Julian Zelizer talked about the book they co-edited, Rightward Bound: Making America Conservative in the 1970s, (Harvard University Press, March 15, 2008) co-edited by…

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    Freedom's Power: The True Force of Liberalism

    Paul Starr talked about his book Freedom’s Power: The True Force of Liberalism, published by Perseus Books Group. In his book Professor Starr, a sociology and public affairs professor at…

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    Presidents and Democracy: An American History

    Mr. Blumenthal delivered the Willard and Margaret Thorp Lecture in American Studies. He talked about the relationship between presidents and democracy. He mentioned the history of the U.S.…

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    Creation of the Media

    Professor Starr visited Northwestern University’s School of Communication to talk about his book The Creation of the Media, published by Basic Books. In the book, he gives a history of the…

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    News Review

    Mr. Starr talked about the magazine he co-founded, The American Prospect, which has a liberal slant. He also talked about headline news stories and responded to audience telephone calls,…

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    Washington Thursday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and lectronic mail. Topics focused on the first 100 days of the 104th…

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    Comprehensive Health Care Reform Legislation

    The committee heard testimony on health care reform in one of several hearings seeking public input on proposals concerning America’s health care system, including health care programs and…

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