August 18, 2013

As we approach the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, law professor F. Michael Higginbotham tells us about the subject of his new book, “The Ghosts of Jim Crow.” And David Orentlicher says the presidency is too powerful. Therefore, he argues, we need two presidents. Then, Bill Press talks with the new president of Americans United for Change, Brad Woodhouse.

  • Aug. 18, 2013 Aug. 18, 2013 “The Ghosts of Jim Crow” still roam, says one black historian. And you don’t like the president? A political scientist says we need two of them.
  • F. Michael Higginbotham F. Michael Higginbotham It is the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, and we hear from African American law professor F. Michael Higginbotham about “the ghosts of Jim Crow.” He says there has been much progress, and that the destiny of today’s black men and women will be determined by how hard they work.
  • David Orentlicher David Orentlicher How can we end the political polarization gripping Washington? Professor David Orentlicher says the Constitution is to blame, and we need to have a co-presidency consisting of members of opposing parties. He says it would prevent bad decisionmaking, like Watergate and the invasion of Iraq.
  • Brad Woodhouse Brad Woodhouse Bill Press and his guest, Brad Woodhouse, president of Americans United for Change.
  • Jim Hightower Jim Hightower Corporate powers steamroll Florida voters.

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