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Whatever Happened to Socialism?
Aired 6/13/2002

The Twentieth Century has been called the Age of Ideology. One idea stands out as perhaps the most influential of all: Socialism. Some believe it is the most humane political idea ever invented, the key to peace and prosperity. Others accuse it of creating poverty and giving rise to the bloodiest regimes of the Twentieth Century. Did Socialism fulfill its promise? Perhaps most important, does Socialism still exist?
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  Joshua Muravchik
    Resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and author of "Heaven on Earth: The Rise and Fall of Socialism".
  Norman Birnbaum
    Professor emeritus at the Georgetown University Law Center

Originally Aired: 3/14/2002

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