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Moyers on America : a journalist and his times

Author: Bill D Moyers; Julie Leininger Pycior
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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[In this book, the author] presents his own ... examination of what has gone wrong in America - a critique ... balanced by an enduring faith in the progressive promise of the nation. Drawing on the lessons of his ... career, as well as on those of history itself, [the author] sounds the tocsin with a warning that the soul of democracy is dying in America, replaced increasingly by government of, by, and for a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Bill D Moyers; Bill D Moyers
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Bill D Moyers; Julie Leininger Pycior
OCLC Number: 56719772
Notes: Originally published: New York : New Press, c2004.
Description: 1 sound disc : digital, mono. ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: America now --
The soul of democracy --
The media --
Looking back.
Responsibility: Bill Moyers ; edited by Julie Leininger Pycior.

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[In this book, the author] presents his own ... examination of what has gone wrong in America - a critique ... balanced by an enduring faith in the progressive promise of the nation. Drawing on the lessons of his ... career, as well as on those of history itself, [the author] sounds the tocsin with a warning that the soul of democracy is dying in America, replaced increasingly by government of, by, and for a corporate ruling class. Whether reflecting on mega-media mergers that contribute to the replacement of truth-seeking with infotainment, corporate scandals that highlight the vast and growing distance between rich and poor, or political policies that have substituted casual belligerence for a careful tending to justice, [this book] seeks to return the conversation of democracy back to its most fundamental questions.-Dust jacket.

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