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The Future of the Democratic Party: Which Way From Here?
Last Aired: 3/21/2005

From FDR to LBJ Democrats stood clearly for a strong federal government that actively worked to meet the needs of Americans. Since then, Democrats have lost seven of ten Presidential elections and majorities in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. As the party begins its search for answers, some want to pull the party to the right, others to the left. Still, others believe the losses are
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Margot's Farewell
Thanks to all our listeners and guests who, over nine years, helped us begin a national conversation on the powers and limits of government, the relevance of our constitution, and the meaning of democracy. Thanks to Annenberg and NPR and, on a personal note, I also owe a debt to the two people who taught me political theory many years ago: Jack Schaar and Sheldon Wolin. –Margot Adler
 
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