After Words with Ira Shapiro

Former Ambassador Ira Shapiro shines a spotlight on the senators of the 1960s and 1970s, who passed the Civil Rights and Great Society… read more

Former Ambassador Ira Shapiro shines a spotlight on the senators of the 1960s and 1970s, who passed the Civil Rights and Great Society legislation. He argues that the Senate was diminished by the Republican gains of the 1980s and hasn’t recovered in the elections of the last 30 years. He discussed the evolution of the institution over the last half century with independent senator from Vermont, Bernie Sanders. close

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After Words with Ira Shapiro

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Program ID:
304038-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 18, 2012 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Apr 13, 2012 | 3:12am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Feb 18, 2012 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 19, 2012 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 19, 2012 | 9:31pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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  • Apr 13, 2012 | 2:41am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 13, 2012 | 3:12am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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