Todd Gitlin

Todd Gitlin appears in the following:

Free Speech Clash on College Campuses

Friday, February 03, 2017

University of California at Berkeley and New York University were the sites of student protests over conservative speakers this week, reigniting the old debate on free speech.

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Remembering Muhammad Ali as a Conscientious Objector

Monday, June 06, 2016

Before Muhammad Ali died, he weighed in on Donald Trump's proposed Muslim ban, "as someone who has never been accused of political correctness."  


American Icons: “Mad Magazine”

Thursday, January 01, 2015

Along with serving up a generous helping of dirtyish jokes and goofy parodies, “Mad Magazine” changed the way we consume pop culture and how we talk about world affairs.

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American Icons: Mad Magazine

Friday, July 25, 2014

From David Letterman to the writers of The Simpsons, generations of comedians and writers have grown up reading Mad Magazine. It changed the way we consume pop culture and the way we ...

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What Occupy Wall Street Says About Protesting in America

Thursday, September 29, 2011

I think the reason we’re seeing such… populist anger, really, expressed on both the Right and the Left, is that people see that... they understand that. And where I don’t think we hav...

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The Chosen Peoples

Friday, September 24, 2010

Todd Gitlin, professor of journalism and sociology and Columbia University, and Israeli writer Liel Leibovitz discuss their new book, The Chosen Peoples; America, Israel, and the Ordeals of Divine Election which looks at how the relationship between the U.S. and Israel is influenced by each country's sense of divine mission.

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Student Protests

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Professor Ananya Roy, who teaches at UC Berkeley in the Department of City and Regional Planning, explains the student protests occurring on her campus and answers how to create a political movement today. And Todd Gitlin, journalism and sociology professor at Columbia University, examines whether there is ...

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Closing the Gap

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Drastic cuts and structural overhauls may be in the future for states with troubled finances. New York’s Lt. Governor Richard Ravitch talks about his proposed plan to reshape the state’s budget process. And Jon Shure, from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, gives us an update on state budget ...

Debating Parties

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Todd Gitlin, professor of journalism and sociology at Columbia University and the author of The Bulldozer and the Big Tent: Blind Republicans, Lame Democrats, and the Recovery of American Ideals (Wiley, 2007), analyzes the Democratic candidates' debate and talks about political affiliation in general.

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