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What the Television We Watch Can Tell Us About Our Politics: West Wing versus House of Cards

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In 1999, NBC premiered Aaron Sorkin’s new series The West Wing, a television show that follows the life of fictional President Josiah Bartlet and his staff. It was two years before 9/11, and… Continue reading

Prologue: Our Shared, Forgotten Past

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The record is there for all to read. It resounds all over the world. It might as well be written in the sky. One wishes that Americans…would read, for their own sakes, this… Continue reading