Speaker - Eric Alterman

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Eric Alterman is distinguished professor of English at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York and professor of journalism at the Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, as well as the liberal columnist for The Nation and Altercation blogger for Media Matters for America(formerly at in Washington, DC, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress in Washington, DC, where he writes and edits the "Think Again" column, a senior fellow (since 1985) at the World Policy Institute at The New School in New York, and a history consultant to HBO Films. Alterman is the author of seven books, including the national bestsellers, What Liberal Media? The Truth About Bias and the News (2003, 2004), and The Book on Bush: How George W. (Mis)leads America (with Mark Green, 2004). The others include: When Presidents Lie: A History of Official Deception and its Consequences, (2004, 2005). His Sound & Fury: The Making of the Punditocracy (1992, 2000), won the 1992 George Orwell Award and his It Ain't No Sin to be Glad You're Alive: The Promise of Bruce Springsteen (1999, 2001), won the 1999 Stephen Crane Literary Award, and Who Speaks for America? Why Democracy Matters in Foreign Policy, (1998). His newest book is Why We're Liberals: A Political Handbook to Post-Bush America, (2008).

9 Programs

Eric Alterman in Conversation

03.26.08 | 00:28:19 min | 1 comment

Eric Alterman on 'Why We're Liberals'

03.25.08 | 01:05:03 min | 3 comments

Factors of Ethical Presidential Leadership

01.30.08 | 01:59:04 min | 0 comments

The Conservatives Have No Clothes

09.25.07 | 01:13:47 min | 0 comments

Arianna Huffington and others: 21st Century Debate

06.04.07 | 01:00:54 min | 0 comments

The Creative Coalition's Poker Detente Night

04.20.07 | 01:01:15 min | 0 comments

Democratic Gov't vs. Democratic State

03.27.07 | 01:25:49 min | 0 comments

Reel Life vs. Real Life

01.22.07 | 00:59:38 min | 0 comments

State of the Union Dinner

01.22.07 | 00:50:36 min | 1 comment