Is That a Politician in Your Pocket?

Mr. Sifry and Ms. Watzman talked about their book, Is That a Politician in Your Pocket?: Washington on $2,000,000 a Day, published by John Wiley… read more

Mr. Sifry and Ms. Watzman talked about their book, Is That a Politician in Your Pocket?: Washington on $2,000,000 a Day, published by John Wiley and Sons. The book is about campaign financing. The authors said that special interest donations from big money organizations in banking, agriculture, high-tech, and securities industries can affect the lives of U.S. citizens more than the average person believes. They argue that when organizations give such large-scale donations, they’re essentially buying policies protecting their own special interests without concern for the average citizen. After their presentation they answered audience members' questions. close

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Is That a Politician in Your Pocket?

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Program ID:
177889-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 21, 2004 | 9:18am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Feb 15, 2005 | 5:55am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Aug 21, 2004 | 9:18am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 13, 2004 | 5:32am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 03, 2004 | 3:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 04, 2004 | 3:42am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 15, 2005 | 5:55am EST | C-SPAN 3
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