Running Commentary

Benjamin Balint presents a history of the Jewish cultural and political magazine, Commentary. Founded following World WarII, the magazine… read more

Benjamin Balint presents a history of the Jewish cultural and political magazine, Commentary. Founded following World WarII, the magazine was considered a home for leftist politics and new writers such as Philip Roth and Bernard Malamud. The author recalls that as time passed the periodical shifted its political leanings from the left to the right. Mr. Balint explores why the editorial shift occurred. He discusses his book at Eliot Bay BookCompany in Seattle. close

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Running Commentary

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Program ID:
294470-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Seattle, Washington, United States
First Aired:
Jul 18, 2010 | 11:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Aug 16, 2010 | 6:04am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jul 18, 2010 | 11:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 18, 2010 | 7:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 19, 2010 | 1:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 14, 2010 | 11:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 16, 2010 | 6:04am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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