Moyers & Company

Distracted from Democracy

Season 2 Episode 27 | 54m 36s

In a country as rich as America, why is there so little outcry about the ever-increasing economic divide between the very wealthy and everyone else? Media scholar Marty Kaplan points to our well-fed appetite for media distraction. Later on the show, acclaimed historian Gary May puts the recent Supreme Court decision gutting the Voting Rights Act into historical perspective.

Aired: 07/11/13

Rating: NR

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