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Can we govern?. Part 2

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Summary:This program with Bill Moyers explores the uses and abuses of political language and how the democratic conversation has been frustrated and trivialized by the new jargon of politics. Appearing in the program are Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Dean of the Annenberg School for Communications; noted media commentator Edwin Diamond; E.J. Dionne, author of Why Americans Hate Politics; and U.S. representatives Barney Frank, Dave Obey, Susan Molinari, and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. Originally broadcast as part of the television series Listening to America in 1992.
Contributor:Moyers, Bill D.
Camp, Joe
Casciato, Tom
Provider:WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)
Public Affairs Television (Firm)
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Rhetoric -- Political aspects
Political oratory -- United States
United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-1993
Genre:Public affairs television programs
Credits:From WNET/New York and WTTW/Chicago ; produced by Tom Casciato ; director, Joe Camp ; a production of Public Affairs Television. Host, Bill Moyers.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Government, Law, Politics
Films@UM Browse terms:Government, Law, Politics
American Culture, History
Collection:Films@UM
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