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What's the Matter with the Democrats?

Cultural critic Thomas Frank, author of "Listen, Liberal: Whatever Happened to the Party of the People," talks about American partisan politics.

Premiere Date: October 10, 2017 | Runtime: 00:27:21

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First broadcast in May, 1956 and now hosted by Alexander Heffner, The Open Mind is a thoughtful excursion into the world of ideas. Designed to elicit insights into contemporary areas of national concern, Open Mind explores challenges of the digital age, American politics and other emerging issues. These conversations are a primary resource available to students, teachers, researchers, archivists,