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State of the Union : II / Gore Vidal ; introduced by Jessica Mitford.

Program Title:
State of the Union : II / Gore Vidal ; introduced by Jessica Mitford.
PRA Archive #: 
AZ1011
Description: 

Talk by Gore Vidal, noted American author and social critic, which examines the methods of United States political and social control both domestically and abroad.

r.1. Introduction / Jessica Mitford (9 min.) ; Political career in California ; his work with the film industry ; Socialism ; anti-intellectualism during the Truman era ; owner-rulership in America ; the Gulf War revisited ; totalitarianism ; political correctness as a machiavellian tool ; United States spending on defense and social welfare ; revamping the Federal budget (35 min.) -- r.2. Question and answer session. International socialism ; the rise of fundamentalism ; taxation ; education ; death ; William Buckley ; political castes ; Noam Chomsky ; Al Gore ; feminism ; political office ; politics of sexual identity (47 min.).

r.1. Introduction / Jessica Mitford (9 min.) ; Political career in California ; his work with the film industry ; Socialism ; anti-intellectualism during the Truman era ; owner-rulership in America ; the Gulf War revisited ; totalitarianism ; political correctness as a machiavellian tool ; United States spending on defense and social welfare ; revamping the Federal budget (35 min.) -- r.2. Question and answer session. International socialism ; the rise of fundamentalism ; taxation ; education ; death ; William Buckley ; political castes ; Noam Chomsky ; Al Gore ; feminism ; political office ; politics of sexual identity (47 min.).

Station: 
Date Recorded on: 
KPFA, 14 Feb. 1994.
Date Broadcast on: 
-0-
Item duration: 
2 reels (91 min.) : 7 1/2 ips., mono.
Distributor: 
Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1994.
Rights Summary: 
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