WGBH Forum Network; Inner Life of Democracy, The
The Inner Life of Democracy Howard Zinn, professor emeritus, political science, BU Mark Nepo, poet Howard Zinn and Mark Nepo discuss the American Dream at the beginning of the 21st century. They question how our experiment in democracy has stood the test of time and what Americans can do to ensure a healthy democratic future for their children. Historian Howard Zinn shares his new essay "The Common Cradle of Concern", written for the Fetzer Institute as part of their project to deepen the American dream through a thoughtful national conversation about American ideals.
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THE INNER LIFE OF DEMOCRACY HOWARD ZINN, PROFESSOR EMERITUS, POLITICAL SCIENCE, BU MARK NEPO, POET
HOWARD ZINN AND MARK NEPO DISCUSS THE AMERICAN DREAM AT THE BEGINNING OF THE 21ST CENTURY. THEY QUESTION HOW OUR EXPERIMENT IN DEMOCRACY HAS STOOD THE TEST OF TIME AND WHAT AMERICANS CAN DO TO ENSURE A HEALTHY DEMOCRATIC FUTURE FOR THEIR CHILDREN. HISTORIAN HOWARD ZINN SHARES HIS NEW ESSAY "THE COMMON CRADLE OF CONCERN", WRITTEN FOR THE FETZER INSTITUTE AS PART OF THEIR PROJECT TO DEEPEN THE AMERICAN DREAM THROUGH A THOUGHTFUL NATIONAL CONVERSATION ABOUT AMERICAN IDEALS.
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