Q&A with Benjamin Ginsberg

Professor Benjamin Ginsberg talked about What Washington Gets Wrong: The Unelected Officials Who Actually Run the Government and Their… read more

Professor Benjamin Ginsberg talked about What Washington Gets Wrong: The Unelected Officials Who Actually Run the Government and Their Misconceptions about the American People. For this book he and his co-author surveyed White House staff, federal agency officials, and the employees at policy-making agencies on their attitudes toward the people they serve. Professor Ginsberg began this interview by telling a story of a conversation he had at a dinner party with a senior-level government official in which she expressed her impression of typical Americans. Among other topics he also discussed his belief in the importance of cynicism; politicians' use of language; how federal rules and regulations are promulgated; his childhood growing up in Chicago; and how is interest in bureaucracy developed. close

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Q&A with Benjamin Ginsberg

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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 22, 2017 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jul 22, 2019 | 5:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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