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Lipset and Friends, Part 1
Aired 2/8/2007

When Seymour Martin Lipset died on December 31, 2006… America lost one of its great political scientists. His works ranged far a field: Political sociology, trade union organization, social stratification, public opinion, and the sociology of intellectual life. He wrote extensively about the conditions for democracy. He both studied with and taught some of the great intellectual minds of our times, including his friend the remarkable Daniel Patrick Moynihan.
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  Michael Novak
    George Frederick Jewett Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and author of many books including The Universal Hunger for Liberty
  E.J. Dionne
    Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, Washington Post Columnist and author most recently of Standup and Fight Back: Republican Toughs, Democratic Whips, and Politics of Revenge

Originally Aired: 2/8/2007

   
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Lipset and Friends, Part 2
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