Democracy, Dissent, And Disobedience In American Society

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Democracy, Dissent, And Disobedience In American Society
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Democracy, Dissent, And Disobedience In American Society / Howard Zinn. - United States social historian and author of A People's History of the United States, Howard Zinn speaks about the history of American 'centrist' politics. Both parties, he argues, battle for the same segment of popular support, with new leaders being selected in a pragmatic attempt to solve specific crisis within the country. Zinn traces various Constitutional Amdendments, as well as the political and judicial structure underlying that document. He examines specific historical events in foriegn policy (World War II and the Gulf of Tonkin) which have changed political power relations within the government. CONTENT: r.1. Talk (60 min.) -- r.2. Question and answer session (28 min.). - RECORDED: Madison University, 198-?

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