Tag Archives: C-SPAN

The Film Archives: Jeff Guinn- Jim Jones: ‘The Most Complete Picture To Date Of This Tragedy’

Source: The New Democrat I think Jeff Guinn the author of this book about Reverend Jim Jones and Jonestown makes a good point about how the 1960s relates to Jim Jones’s movement and what became Jonestown. I would just add … Continue reading

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The Film Archives: C-SPAN’s Booknotes With Brian Lamb: Christopher Hitchens on Hatred, The Left and His Favorite Authors- From 1993

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I guess Chris Hitchens rouge’s list would be similar to Richard Nixon’s enemies list. Both men have come across a lot of people in life that simply don’t like them … Continue reading

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The Film Archives: Video: C-SPAN: Goodnight and Good Luck 2005, Life and Career of Edward R. Murrow

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress What I didn’t cover yesterday was how important Ed Murrow was for network hard news and what he meant for it. It was almost like the man was … Continue reading

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Le Canadian: C-SPAN’s Washington Journal- Christopher Hitchens & Andrew Sullivan: Is America Great From 2002

Source: Le Canadian: Christopher Hitchens- Is America Great? I do not mind debating whether or not America is great. By the way I believe the answer is obvious and if people who do not like America or at least the American … Continue reading

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The Film Archive: C-PAN’s Book TV- Paul Krugman- How The Middle Class in The U.S. Was Created? From 2007

On Paul Krugman’s first point about the distinction between liberalism and progressivism. The way I would put that is that Liberals such as myself and Progressives which is how I would define Paul Krugman’s politics, that what we have in … Continue reading

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The Film Archives: C-SPAN: Conservatism vs. Liberalism- William F. Buckley, Jr. vs. George McGovern, From 1997

Source: The Film Archives-C-SPAN: Conservatism vs Liberalism- William F. Buckley vs George McGovern, From 1987 This is the perfect debate to have when it comes to American politics, not necessarily the two perfect people for this debate. Even though I doubt … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: Professor Eric Foner- Lectures in History: Socialism in America

Source: C-SPAN: Professor Eric Foner- Lectures in History: Socialism in America I actually saw this lecture from Eric Foner back in the summer of 2012. And I would love to see a lecture from Eric Foner in person at some point. … Continue reading

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The Book Archive: The 1960s and 1970s Protest Movement Against Richard Nixon: David Dellinger & Tom Hayden

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS Daily Journal The Left, which is a diverse movement of Liberals such as myself who are center-left and more Progressive to Socialist Leftists in America, have been around a long time. And the … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: BookTV- Noam Chomsky on Socialism in 2003

Source: C-SPAN: BookTV- Noam Chomsky on Socialism in 2003 To understand socialism you really need to know what aspect or aspects you’re trying to learn about. Because its a very diverse political ideology based on collectivism and even individual liberty to … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: Washington Journal With Brian Lamb- Christopher Hitchens & Richard Brookhiser: In 1996

Source: FRS FreeStates To put it simply, the best way to help poor people move to the middle class and become self- sufficient and not need public assistance for their daily survival, is to give them temporary financial assistance and … Continue reading

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