Moyers & Company

Ian Haney López on the Dog Whistle Politics of Race, Part 2

Season 3 Episode 9 | 22m 35s | Video has closed captioning.

Bill Moyers continues his conversation with author and legal scholar Ian Haney López about dog whistle politics – code words that use race to turn Americans against each other. Politicians manipulate deep prejudice to rouse hostility against minorities and the government, according to Haney López, and summon support for policies that make economic inequality even worse.

Aired: 03/07/14

Rating: NR

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