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A look at political brinksmanship past and present

  • Aired: 10/17/2013
  • 09:38
  • Rating: NR
Fundamental disagreement is an expected occurrence in Congress, but lately crises have come in increasing frequency. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Eric Liu of Citizen University, Steven Hayward of the University of Colorado, Boulder, and Beverly Gage of Yale University for a closer look at polarized American politics.
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Exploring the dangers of polarized politics for American governance
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