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American Greatness
Aired 5/12/2005

The 20th Century, has been called "The American Century." And at the beginning of the 21st, America is the world’s only superpower. Among the world’s nations, America ranks number one economically, militarily and culturally. But has America lost its sense of what once was called "American Greatness"? Does America need to rediscover its sense of purpose?
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  Alan Wolfe
    Boston College, author of "Return to Greatness: How America Lost its Sense of Purpose and What It Needs to Do to Recover It"

Originally Aired: 5/12/2005

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