PBS NewsHour

After unruly debate, is American civil discourse dead?

Clip: 10/01/2020 | 7m 52s | Video has closed captioning.

After Tuesday’s remarkable presidential debate, much attention has been focused on President Trump’s unconventional conduct. But does the lack of substantive debate and civil discourse reflect a broader phenomenon in American society? Two distinguished political scientists, Harvard University’s Danielle Allen and Pepperdine University’s Pete Peterson, join Jeffrey Brown to discuss.

Aired: 10/01/20

Rating: NR

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