Preserving Democracy: Pursuing a More Perfect Union

Democracy is a lot more fragile than many thought

Clip: Episode 1 | 51s | Video has closed captioning.

The January 6 Capitol Riots revealed that democracy is more fragile than many realized. Historian Joanne Freeman and journalist Jelani Cobb discuss the ongoing conflicts American democracy faces in the aftermath of those riots.

Aired: 01/06/22

Rating: NR

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Preserving Democracy premieres on Jan 6

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Preserving Democracy premieres on Jan 6

Follow the pursuit of democracy from the Revolutionary War through recurring cycles of civil rights progress and backlash, the 2021 Capitol riot and beyond. Explore the impact of voter rights and a civics curriculum on engaged and informed citizens.

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