Gore Vidal on Liberty + Gore Vidal on US Media and Society, Parts 3 & 4

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TheRealNews on Aug. 30, 2007

Gore Vidal on Liberty

The people who wrote the Constitution hated democracy

Says Vidal: We’ve always been an oligarchy of the well-to-do and are becoming even more so now. What freedoms we had have now been eliminated — Magna Carta guaranteed us due process of law, the only good thing England left us.

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Gore Vidal on US Media and Society

We’re not the United States of Amnesia — we’re the United States of Alzheimer’s

Gore Vidal discusses taboo subjects in the media and society and says: “the people have no voice because they have no information.”

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from the archives:

Gore Vidal on the Cold War + Gore Vidal on “The Emperor” (Parts 1 & 2)

Gore Vidal on the Cold War + The Future + Democrats and Religion (Parts 1, 5 & 6)

Gore Vidal on the Media (Part 7)

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  8. Excellent videos, thanks for spreading them around. I have just recently gotten to know about Gore Vidal. It was great to hear in the second video his approval of Kucinich!!!

    Wishing you well.

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