Civics Lesson

Friday, April 21, 2006

Transcript

These days, partisan politics are everywhere – dinner parties, the editorial pages, movie previews, and even children’s literature. But can simple prose and bright illustrations help explain the confusing world of politics? Or is it just colorful propaganda? Are children developmentally equipped to understand politics? Bob talks to Katherine DeBrecht, author of Help! Mom! There Are Liberals Under My Bed!, and to Jeremy Zilber, author of Why Mommy is a Democrat. And he gets the expert opinion of psychology professor Dr. Andrew Getzfeld.

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