The American Dream

Jerry Springer spoke about life in America in a lecture titled “The American Dream: Are We Dreaming?” He talked about the possible end of the… read more

Jerry Springer spoke about life in America in a lecture titled “The American Dream: Are We Dreaming?” He talked about the possible end of the American dream, which he attributes to the decreasing affordability of higher education and a shrinking middle class. He believes that after the upcoming presidential election, the Democratic Party will control Congress and the presidency and must act to restore the middle class. Following his remarks, he responded to questions from the audience.

Best known as the host of the Jerry Springer Show, on television," he also hosts Springer on the Radio, a political talk radio show, and America’s Got Talent on ABC. Jerry Springer was formerly a city councilman and mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio. He also ran unsuccessfully for Congress in 1970 and governor of Ohio in 1982. close

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The American Dream

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Program ID:
282014-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
First Aired:
Nov 01, 2008 | 10:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Nov 03, 2008 | 4:20pm EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Nov 01, 2008 | 10:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 02, 2008 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 03, 2008 | 4:20pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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