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Episode Detail: Saving Journalism: The Soul of Democracy - Miller Center's American Forum

The future of commercial journalism is discussed by Free Press cofounder John Nichols and Robert McChensey (University of Illinois), coauthors of "The Death and Life of American Journalism."

Episodes: Miller Center's American Forum (226)

4/19/2014: Attorney General Eric Holder    Season 22, Episode 3
4/12/2014: The Mind of Vladimir Putin    Season 22, Episode 2
4/5/2014: Gun Culture in America and the Rise of the Glock Pistol    Season 22, Episode 1
3/29/2014: Ukraine, Russia and the US: Echoes of WWI?    Season 21, Episode 13
3/22/2014: Freedom Summer 50 Years Later    Season 21, Episode 12
3/15/2014: Gary Gallagher: Why Remember About the Civil War/150th Anniversary Series    Season 21, Episode 11
3/8/2014: An Empire of Influence Not Arms    Season 21, Episode 10
3/1/2014: The Greatest Generation? America's Uncertain Entry in WWII    Season 21, Episode 9
2/22/2014: Ambassador Ryan Crocker: Iran, the U.S. and the Middle East    Season 21, Episode 8
2/15/2014: Ideas for a New American Century: Reviving the Middle Class    Season 21, Episode 7
2/8/2014: Eric Holder    Season 21, Episode 6
2/1/2014: Gilbert King - 2013 Pulitzer Prize Winner on Thurgood Marshall    Season 21, Episode 5
1/25/2014: Fear Itself: Lessons From the Grand but Cynical Bargain Behind the New Deal    Season 21, Episode 4
1/18/2014: Double Down: Inside the 2012 Election    Season 21, Episode 3
1/11/2014: Jefferson's Slaves: Controversy Over a Harsh New Portrait of the Founder    Season 21, Episode 2
1/4/2014: Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in the White House    Season 20, Episode 10
1/4/2014: Who Stole the American Dream?    Season 21, Episode 1
12/28/2013: Appomattox: Revisiting an American Fairy Tale    Season 20, Episode 9
12/21/2013: The End of the American Century?    Season 20, Episode 8
12/14/2013: JFK and a Legacy of Contradictions in Latin America    Season 20, Episode 7
12/7/2013: JFK and the Anger of the 1960s    Season 20, Episode 6
11/30/2013: JFK and the Vietnam Escalation    Season 20, Episode 5
11/23/2013: JFK and the Breakthrough for Civil Rights    Season 20, Episode 4
11/16/2013: JFK and the Kennedy Family Dynasty    Season 20, Episode 3
11/9/2013: Quagmire in the Middle East    Season 20, Episode 2
11/2/2013: The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America    Season 20, Episode 1
10/12/2013: Special Town Hall Meeting on the Future of the American Dream    Season 19, Episode 4
10/5/2013: Thurgood Marshall and the Dawn of a New America    Season 19, Episode 3
9/28/2013: The Tea Party Agenda    Season 19, Episode 2
9/21/2013: The New American Militarism    Season 19, Episode 1
6/1/2013: Hedrick Smith: Who Stole the American Dream?    Season 18, Episode 9
5/25/2013: John Fabian Witt, Lincoln's Code: The Laws of War in American History    Season 18, Episode 8
5/11/2013: David Cunningham, Klansville, USA: the Rise and Fall of the Civil Rights-Era Ku Klux Klan    Season 18, Episode 7
5/4/2013: Fredrik Logevall: Origins of the Era of Unconventional War    Season 18, Episode 6
4/27/2013: Clark McCauley: Sources of Terror    Season 18, Episode 5
4/20/2013: Panel Discussion: Restraining the Toll of War and Violence    Season 18, Episode 4
4/13/2013: Taylor Branch: The King Years    Season 18, Episode 3
4/6/2013: Evan Thomas: Ike's Bluff    Season 18, Episode 2
3/30/2013: Max Boot, Invisible Armies: An Epic History of Guerilla Warfare from Ancient Times to the Present    Season 18, Episode 1
3/23/2013: Max Boot, Invisible Armies: An Epic History of Guerrilla Warfare From Ancient Times to the Present    Season 17, Episode 10
3/16/2013: Madeleine K. Albright, Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War    Season 17, Episode 9
3/9/2013: Kimberley L. Phillips: Soldiers in the American Imagination    Season 17, Episode 8
3/2/2013: James T. Patterson, The Eve of Destruction: How 1965 Transformed America    Season 17, Episode 7
2/23/2013: Michael Duffy, Nancy Gibbs: The Most Exclusive Club    Season 17, Episode 6
2/16/2013: John Morton: What Now? The Next Great Immigration Debate    Season 17, Episode 5
2/9/2013: Marc Selverstone, 50 Years After Camelot: The Cuban Missile Crisis    Season 17, Episode 4
2/2/2013: Norman J. Ornstein, Thomas E. Mann: It's Even Worse Than It Looks    Season 17, Episode 3
1/12/2013: Ryan Lizza - What it Means: Decoding the Result of the Presidential Election    Season 17, Episode 2
1/5/2013: Mark Krikorian, Manuel Pastor - A Melting Pot, or Not: Perspectives on the Immigration Debate    Season 17, Episode 1
12/22/2012: John Lewis Gaddis, Lives of the Giants: George F. Kennan    Season 16, Episode 9
12/15/2012: Joseph Crespino: Strom Thurmond's America    Season 16, Episode 8
12/8/2012: Brian Lamb, Revealing Congress: How C-SPAN Changed Democracy    Season 16, Episode 7
12/1/2012: Amanda Bennett: Love, Death and the Health Care Crisis    Season 16, Episode 6
11/24/2012: Rachel L. Swarns: The Roots of All of Us    Season 16, Episode 5
11/17/2012: Michele Dunne: Crisis in Syria    Season 16, Episode 4
11/10/2012: Teresa A. Sullivan: The Way Forward    Season 16, Episode 3
11/3/2012: E.J. Dionne, Jr.: America Divided    Season 16, Episode 2
10/27/2012: David Maraniss: Fact vs. Presidential Myth, The Obama Version    Season 16, Episode 1
9/8/2012: Peter Bergen, Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden - From 9/11 to Abbottabad    Season 15, Episode 5
8/25/2012: Michael Kranish: The Real Romney    Season 15, Episode 4
8/4/2012: Marcus Brauchli and Chris Cillizza, The Long Battle Ahead: The 2012 Presidential Election    Season 15, Episode 3
7/21/2012: Eric M. Patashnik, What the American Public Thinks About the Obama Administration's Push for Evidence-Based Medicine    Season 15, Episode 2
7/14/2012: Timothy Naftali, Watergate in Nixonland: The Challenge of Presenting Public History in a Presidential Library    Season 15, Episode 1
6/23/2012: J. Harvie Wilkinson III, Cosmic Constitutional Theory: Why Americans Are Losing Their Inalienable Right to Self-Governance    Season 14, Episode 12
6/16/2012: Del Quentin Wilber: Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan    Season 14, Episode 11
6/9/2012: Linda Killian: Presidential Elections - The Swing Vote: The Untapped Power of Independents    Season 14, Episode 10
6/2/2012: Jonathan Haidt: Civility in American Politics: How to Get (Some of) It Back    Season 14, Episode 9
5/26/2012: Frank Costigliola: Roosevelt's Lost Alliances: How Personal Politics Helped Start the Cold War    Season 14, Episode 8
5/19/2012: Allen C. Lynch: Vladimir Putin and Russian Statecraft    Season 14, Episode 7
5/5/2012: Clarence Lusane: The Black History of the White House    Season 14, Episode 6
4/28/2012: Frederick P. Hitz: U.S. Intelligence in the Wake of September 11: The Rise of the Spy Commando    Season 14, Episode 5
4/21/2012: Eli Saslow: Ten Letters: The Stories Americans Tell Their President    Season 14, Episode 4
4/14/2012: Kenneth M. Pollack: Shifting Sands: The Middle East in Upheaval    Season 14, Episode 3
4/7/2012: Theda Skocpol: The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism    Season 14, Episode 2
3/31/2012: David O. Stewart: American Emperor: Aaron Burr's Challenge to Jefferson's America    Season 14, Episode 1
3/20/2012: Jodi Kantor: The Obamas    Season 13, Episode 12
3/13/2012: Alan Murray: The State of the U.S. Economy    Season 13, Episode 11
3/6/2012: Bob Graham: Keys to the Kingdom    Season 13, Episode 10
2/28/2012: Peter L. Rodriguez - The State of the U.S. Economy    Season 13, Episode 9
2/21/2012: Dana Priest - Top Secret America: The Rise of the New American Security State    Season 13, Episode 8
2/14/2012: Richard Brookhiser: James Madison    Season 13, Episode 7
2/7/2012: Charles C. Mann - 1493: Uncovering the New World America Created    Season 13, Episode 6
1/31/2012: Ali Mayorkas: Immigration    Season 13, Episode 5
1/24/2012: Josiah "Si: Bunting III - Classical Lessons of Leadership: The Case for National Public Service    Season 13, Episode 4
1/17/2012: Jim Newton    Season 12, Episode 12
1/10/2012: Bruce Riedel, Deadly Embrace: Pakistan, America and the Future of the Global Jihad    Season 12, Episode 11
1/10/2012: Evan Thomas - The War Lovers: Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, the Rush to Empire, 1898    Season 13, Episode 3
1/3/2012: Bob Woodward: Obama's Wars    Season 12, Episode 10
1/3/2012: Susan Glasser: Looking Toward the 2012 Elections    Season 13, Episode 2
12/27/2011: John Nagl    Season 12, Episode 9
12/27/2011: Terry McAuliffe: Green Transportation    Season 13, Episode 1
12/20/2011: Jim Lehrer, Tension City: Inside the Presidential Debates, From Kennedy-Nixon to Obama-McCain    Season 12, Episode 8
12/13/2011: Marvin & Deborah Kalb - Haunting Legacy: Vietnam and the American Presidency from Ford to Obama    Season 12, Episode 7
12/6/2011: Thom Shanker & Eric Schmitt - Counterstrike: The Untold Story of America's Secret Campaign Against Al Qaeda    Season 12, Episode 6
11/29/2011: Ron Nessen: Making the News, Taking the News: From NBC to the Ford White House    Season 12, Episode 5
11/22/2011: Janny Scott : A Singular Woman: The Untold Story of Barack Obama's Mother    Season 12, Episode 4
11/15/2011: Melvyn P. Leffler - In Uncertain Times: American Foreign Policy After the Berlin Wall and 9/11    Season 12, Episode 3
11/8/2011: Teresa A. Sullivan: Higher Education as the Engine of the American Economy    Season 12, Episode 2
11/1/2011: James M. Dubik: 2011: A Pivotal Year in Iraq and Afghanistan    Season 12, Episode 1
9/10/2011: David E. Sanger, WikiLeaks and the Toppling of Middle Eastern Dictators: A Winter of Global Surprises    Season 11, Episode 9
9/3/2011: Gideon Rose: How Wars End: Why We Always Fight the Last Battle    Season 11, Episode 8
8/27/2011: Anne-Marie Slaughter, The Turn: Reflections on American Foreign Policy, 2001-2011    Season 11, Episode 7
8/6/2011: Lt. Gen. Robert G. Gard, Jr.: Arms Control    Season 11, Episode 6
7/30/2011: Matt Pottinger: Observations of a Journalist-Turned-Marine Corps Intel Officer    Season 11, Episode 5
7/23/2011: Gina Bennett: Afghanistan    Season 11, Episode 4
7/16/2011: Elliott Abrams: The "Peace Process" and the Middle East Peace    Season 11, Episode 3
7/9/2011: Nelly Lahoud: Does Jihadism Have a Future?    Season 11, Episode 2
7/2/2011: David Brooks: The Social Animal    Season 11, Episode 1
6/25/2011: John Dower: Cultures of War: Pearl Harbor/Hiroshima/9-11/Iraq    Season 10, Episode 12
6/18/2011: Gary W. Gallagher: Remembering the Civil War    Season 10, Episode 11
6/11/2011: James Bradley: The Imperial Cruise: A Secret History of Empire and War    Season 10, Episode 10
6/4/2011: Andrew Selee: Understanding Rising Violence in Mexico    Season 10, Episode 9
5/28/2011: Lawrence Rosen: The Self in Arab Culture: Implication for Suicide Bombing, Corruption, and the Rule of Law    Season 10, Episode 8
5/14/2011: William I. Hitchcock: Liberation: A New Look at the End of World War II in Europe    Season 10, Episode 7
5/7/2011: Michael Duffy: The Making of the (First Celebrity) President: 1960    Season 10, Episode 6
4/30/2011: Scott Atran: Talking to the Enemy: Faith, Brotherhood, and the (Un)Making of Terrorists    Season 10, Episode 5
4/23/2011: Anthony Cordesman: Progress and Grand Strategy in the Afghan War    Season 10, Episode 4
4/16/2011: David Hayes: Gulf Oil Spill    Season 10, Episode 3
4/9/2011: Isabel Wilkerson: The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration    Season 10, Episode 2
4/2/2011: Julian Zelizer: An Historian Looks at Jimmy Carter    Season 10, Episode 1
3/26/2011: Paulo Sotero Marques: Brazil in the World    Season 9, Episode 12
3/19/2011: Peter Warren Singer: Wired for War: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Robots, War, and Politics, But Were Afraid to Ask..    Season 9, Episode 11
3/12/2011: Jack Ford: Trials of the Century    Season 9, Episode 10
3/5/2011: Colin Dueck: Foreign Policy Realism and the Republican Party    Season 9, Episode 9
2/26/2011: Edward Schumacher-Matos: Is Immigration Reform Politically Possible Under the Obama Administration?    Season 9, Episode 8
2/19/2011: Jeff Sharlet, The Family: The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power    Season 9, Episode 7
2/12/2011: Michelle Alexander: The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness    Season 9, Episode 6
2/5/2011: Michael A. Battle Sr.: The Significance of Africa to U.S. Global Policy    Season 9, Episode 5
1/29/2011: William W. Freehling---Showdown in Virginia: The 1861 Convention and the Fate of the Union    Season 9, Episode 4
1/15/2011: Jan Crawford: The Fall Term of the U.S. Supreme Court    Season 9, Episode 3
1/8/2011: E.D. Hirsch Jr.: How to Save the Schools    Season 9, Episode 2
1/1/2011: Alan Bjerga: Food Security, National Security    Season 9, Episode 1
12/18/2010: Colonel W. Patrick Lang: A Survey of the Situation in the Middle East    Season 8, Episode 12
12/11/2010: Peter Beinart: The Icarus Syndrome: A History of American Hubris    Season 8, Episode 11
12/4/2010: Ryan Crocker: Lessons From a Long War: Iraq, Afghanistan and History    Season 8, Episode 10
11/27/2010: John Owen: The Clash of Ideas in World Politics: Transnational Networks, States, and Regime Change 1500-2010    Season 8, Episode 9
11/20/2010: Ronald G. Dimberg: Perspectives on Contemporary Korea    Season 8, Episode 8
11/13/2010: Michelle Goldberg: The Global Battle Over Reproductive Rights    Season 8, Episode 7
11/6/2010: John Harris & Jonathan Martin: Prospects for the Obama Administration After the Mid-Term Elections    Season 8, Episode 6
10/30/2010: William B. Quandt: Obama's Foreign Policy Agenda for the Coming Year    Season 8, Episode 5
10/24/2010: Greg Jaffe: The Fourth Star    Season 7, Episode 10
10/23/2010: Brantly Womack: China's Peaceful Leap Forward: China and the World Since 2008    Season 8, Episode 4
10/16/2010: Philip Zelikow: Nation Building    Season 8, Episode 3
10/10/2010: Haleh Esfandiari    Season 7, Episode 9
10/9/2010: Steven Gillon: The Kennedy Assassination---24 Hours After: Lyndon B. Johnson's Pivotal First Day as President    Season 8, Episode 2
10/3/2010: Jackie Calmes: The Obama Administration and the Economic Crisis    Season 7, Episode 8
10/2/2010: Nell Irvin Painter: The History of White People    Season 8, Episode 1
9/26/2010: Brig. Gen. Herbert McMaster    Season 7, Episode 7
9/12/2010: Peter Baker: Obama's War Over Terror    Season 7, Episode 6
9/5/2010: Matthew Spalding---We Still Hold These Truths: Rediscovering Our Principles, Reclaiming Our Future    Season 7, Episode 5
8/22/2010: Jack Goldstone---The New Population Bomb: The Four Megatrends    Season 7, Episode 4
8/15/2010: Jennifer Burns--- Goddess of the Market: Ayn Rand    Season 7, Episode 3
7/10/2010: David Cole: Can Our Shameful Prisons Be Reformed?    Season 7, Episode 2
7/3/2010: Kenneth Feinberg--- Executive Compensation: Challenges and Pitfalls    Season 7, Episode 1
6/26/2010: Can the States Solve Their Fiscal Woes?    Season 6, Episode 12
6/19/2010: Populism in Latin America    Season 6, Episode 11
6/12/2010: Crisis and Command: Executive Power from George Washington to George W. Bush    Season 6, Episode 10
6/5/2010: America's Energy Future: The Promise of an Interstate Energy Grid    Season 6, Episode 9
5/30/2010: Reagan's Strategy for Arms Control    Season 6, Episode 8
5/23/2010: The War in Afghanistan    Season 6, Episode 7
5/15/2010: Saving Journalism: The Soul of Democracy    Season 6, Episode 6
5/1/2010: Abraham Lincoln: A Life    Season 6, Episode 5
4/24/2010: Military Preparedness    Season 6, Episode 4
4/17/2010: Arsenal of Democracy: The Politics of National Security from World War II to the War on Terrorism    Season 6, Episode 3
4/10/2010: George Packer - Interesting Times: Writings From a Turbulent Decade    Season 6, Episode 2
4/3/2010: Cuba After Castro    Season 5, Episode 12
4/3/2010: Guardian of the Revolution: Iran and the World in the Age of the Ayatollah    Season 6, Episode 1
3/27/2010: Justice Antonin Scalia    Season 5, Episode 11
3/20/2010: The Change Manifesto    Season 5, Episode 10
3/13/2010: Will Iran Change?    Season 5, Episode 9
3/6/2010: Theodore Roosevelt, the Progressive Party, and the Transformation of American Democracy    Season 5, Episode 8
2/27/2010: America Does Not Happen by Itself: The Importance of Teaching Civics    Season 5, Episode 7
2/20/2010: More Smartest Guys in the Room    Season 5, Episode 6
2/13/2010: Rules of Engagement    Season 5, Episode 5
1/30/2010: Goddess of the Market: Ayn Rand and the American Right    Season 5, Episode 4
1/16/2010: NATO's Role in an Uncertain World    Season 5, Episode 3
1/9/2010: State of Freedom in the World: Challenges & Opportunities    Season 5, Episode 2
1/2/2010: A Conversation: Prospects in Afghanistan    Season 5, Episode 1
12/19/2009: The Hawk and the Dove: Paul Nitze, George Kennan, and the History of the Cold War    Season 4, Episode 12
12/12/2009: The Battle for America 2008: The Story of an Extraordinary Election    Season 4, Episode 11
12/5/2009: The Globalization of Crime    Season 4, Episode 10
11/28/2009: Israel in the World    Season 4, Episode 9
11/21/2009: U.S. Military Preparedness in the Post-9/11 Era    Season 4, Episode 8
11/14/2009: If That Ever Happens to Me: Making Life and Death Decisions after Terri Schiavo    Season 4, Episode 7
11/7/2009: Crude World: A Journey Into the Violent World of Oil    Season 4, Episode 6
10/31/2009: The Selfish Revolutionary: Commodore Vanderbilt, the Rise of Big Business and the Transformation of American Radicalism    Season 4, Episode 5
10/24/2009: The Emperor's New Clothes: Exposing the Truth From Watergate to 9/11    Season 4, Episode 4
10/17/2009: The Way Ahead With China    Season 4, Episode 3
10/10/2009: Better Safe Than Sorry: The Ironies of Living With the Bomb    Season 4, Episode 2
10/3/2009: The Search for Al Qaeda: Its Leadership, Ideology and Future    Season 4, Episode 1
9/26/2009: BackStory with the American History Guys    Season 3, Episode 10
9/19/2009: Turkey Today    Season 3, Episode 9
9/12/2009: Unfriendly Fire: How the Gay Ban Undermines the Military and Weakens America    Season 3, Episode 8
9/5/2009: Picking Cotton: A Discussion of Justice and Redemption    Season 3, Episode 7
8/29/2009: In Confidence: When to Protect Secrecy and When to Require Disclosure    Season 3, Episode 6
8/22/2009: Can We Save Detroit?    Season 3, Episode 5
8/15/2009: Two Billion Cars: Driving Toward Sustainability    Season 3, Episode 4
7/18/2009: Modern Presidents and the Middle East: A World of Trouble    Season 3, Episode 3
7/11/2009: Of Knowledge and Power: The Complexities of National Intelligence    Season 3, Episode 2
7/4/2009: Terror and Consent: The Wars of the Twenty-First Century    Season 3, Episode 1
6/27/2009: First Impressions: The Obama Administration    Season 2, Episode 13
6/20/2009: The Devil We Know    Season 2, Episode 12
6/13/2009: President Obama's First Hundred Days    Season 2, Episode 11
6/6/2009: China Between Region and World    Season 2, Episode 10
5/30/2009: The End of Conservatism?    Season 2, Episode 9
5/23/2009: Abraham Lincoln and Wm. Shakespeare    Season 2, Episode 8
5/16/2009: A Conversation With Pat Oliphant    Season 2, Episode 7
5/9/2009: Suicide Terrorism    Season 2, Episode 6
5/2/2009: Defending 9-11 Terrorists Zacarias Moussaoui and Walid Muhammad Salih Bin'Attash    Season 2, Episode 5
4/25/2009: What's Wrong With Rendition?: Lessons Learned From Maher Arar and His Year in Syria    Season 2, Episode 4
4/18/2009: The Reckoning: Obama's Inheritance From the Bush-Cheney Years    Season 2, Episode 3
4/11/2009: War and Decision: Inside the Pentagon at the Dawn of the War on Terrorism    Season 2, Episode 2
4/4/2009: Dealing With the Arab World: What the New Administration Will Face    Season 2, Episode 1
3/28/2009: Face to Face with Osama bin Laden    Season 1, Episode 13
3/21/2009: The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned into a War on America    Season 1, Episode 12
3/14/2009: Law and the Long War: The Future of Justice in the Age of Terror    Season 1, Episode 11
3/7/2009: Bush's Law: The Remaking of American Justice    Season 1, Episode 10
2/28/2009: Chavez's Venezuela After a Decade of Bolivarian Revolution    Season 1, Episode 9
2/21/2009: Slavery by Another Name    Season 1, Episode 8
2/14/2009: The Shadow Factory    Season 1, Episode 7
2/7/2009: An Open, Civilized World    Season 1, Episode 6
1/31/2009: The Great Inflation and Its Aftermath: The Past and Future of American Affluence    Season 1, Episode 5
1/24/2009: Intelligence Analysis and Dissemination    Season 1, Episode 4
1/17/2009: Breathing the Fire    Season 1, Episode 3
1/10/2009: Blood and Oil: The Dangers and Consequences of America's Growing Dependency on Imported Petroleum    Season 1, Episode 2
1/3/2009: The Way of the World: A Story of Truth and Hope in an Age of Extremism    Season 1, Episode 1

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