Searching for Democracy: The Culture of Civic Conversation in American Democracy

9/19/2011; 55 minutes

A distinguished panel moderated by Scott Shafer opens the forum on democracy and the culture of civic conversations with a look at contemporary American democracy and in/civility in civic conversation, what drives the character of today's public discourse, and the history of US political discourse. With Joyce Appleby, Dept. of History, UCLA; Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Annenberg School for Communication and Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of PA; Ron Nehring, California Republican Party; Gregory Rodriguez, Zócalo Public Square, New America Foundation; and Author and Journalist; Scott Shafer, Host and Reporter, The California Report. (#21936)

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