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Eric Alterman is Distinguished Professor of English and Journalism at Brooklyn College and the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. A columnist for The Nation, The Forward, and The Daily Best, he is senior fellow of the Center for American Progress, the Nation Institute, and the World Policy Institute. The author of eight previous books, including the national bestseller What Liberal Media?, Alterman is the winner of the George Orwell Award, the Jack London Literary Prize, and the Mirror Award for media criticism. A graduate of Cornell, Yale, and Stanford universities, he lives with his family in Manhattan.
This is a very thorough and even-handed examination of American liberialism in the "modern" era. Read morePublished 9 months ago by James Tortolano
A wonderful history and clarification of the progressive movement. Liberalism made an impact in our nation. that is for certain.Published on October 21, 2013 by John R. Hawkins
It is a good look at liberalism and will once and for all, let the reader know why so many consider Liberalism a mental disorder. Read morePublished on March 27, 2013 by Denise
Good review of the history and movers and shakers int he liberal movement for 8 decades. I recommend this book to anyone that enjoys the history of how man's thinking has evolved.Published on December 13, 2012 by P. O'Callaghan
mother purchased. big into political research so this was good before the elections. don't know how to fill word requirement.Published on December 8, 2012 by ruth braden
This is a great book reminds us that the struggle for progress is not easy, and that we owe many for getting us this far. Read it, and think about it.Published on November 29, 2012 by Stephen Embry
Alterman describes the origins of the word "liberal"(believing in freedom of thought and action) with Franklin Roosevelt and the role of liberalism in leading to the social... Read morePublished on June 5, 2012 by Eyesis