Moyers & Company

Ian Haney López on the Dog Whistle Politics of Race

Season 3 Episode 5 | 22m 34s Video has closed captioning.

Ian Haney López joins Bill to talk about dog whistle politics and how racism has changed in America since the civil rights era. The dog whistle of racism, he says, is “the dark magic” by which middle-class voters have been seduced to vote against their own economic interests.

Aired: 02/07/14

Rating: NR

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