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Feb. 6, 2008
Super Tuesday Roundtable with Bill Fletcher of The Black Commentator, Sociologist Frances Fox Piven, Roberto Lovato of New America Media, and Progressive Democrats of America Director Tim Carpenter
We host a Super Tuesday roundtable with four guests: Bill Fletcher, executive editor of The Black Commentator and former president of TransAfrica Forum; Frances Fox Piven, a distinguished professor of political science and sociology at the Graduate Center, CUNY, and author of many books; Roberto Lovato, a writer with New America Media and a frequent contributor to The Nation magazine; and Tim Carpenter, national director of the Progressive Democrats of America. [includes rush transcript–partial]
Frances Fox Piven, Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Sociology at the Graduate Center, CUNY. She is the author of several books including Challenging Authority: How Ordinary People Change America, The War at Home, and Why Americans Still Don’t Vote. Her upcoming book published by the New Press is on African American vote suppression.
Bill Fletcher, Executive Editor of The Black Commentator. He is the former president of TransAfrica Forum.
Roberto Lovato, Writer with New America Media and a frequent contributor to The Nation magazine.
Tim Carpenter, National Director of the Progressive Democrats of America.
Feb. 6, 2008
After Super Tuesday, Obama and Clinton Race a Deadlock; McCain Declares Himself GOP Frontrunner
Voters in twenty-four states across the country took to the polls in a day that many had once predicted would determine the Democratic and Republican presidential nominees. While John McCain has proclaimed himself the Republican frontrunner, the Democratic race remains deadlocked. [includes rush transcript]
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