Politics and Humor

As part of a conference titled, “Votes and Jokes: Laughter and America’s Political Personality,” the participants examined both the humor… read more

As part of a conference titled, “Votes and Jokes: Laughter and America’s Political Personality,” the participants examined both the humor used by politicians and the political commentary of humorists. The panelists described how humor works in politics and can often diffuse tense political battles. Mr. Seigenthaler moderated the panelists' comparison of political discourses. There was no question and answer segment. close

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Program ID:
189633-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
First Aired:
Nov 24, 2005 | 9:54pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jan 01, 2006 | 4:47am EST | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Nov 24, 2005 | 9:54pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 25, 2005 | 1:02am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 25, 2005 | 5:47pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 26, 2005 | 3:05am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 28, 2005 | 1:25pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 31, 2005 | 3:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 01, 2006 | 4:47am EST | C-SPAN 1
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