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Media Roundtable: Henry Wallace & The Fight For The Soul Of The Democratic Party

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  On this edition of Your Call’s Media Roundtable, we are speaking with the Nation’s John Nichols about his new book The Fight for the Soul of the Democratic Party: The Enduring Legacy of Henry Wallace's Anti-Fascist, Anti-Racist Politics.

Seventy-five years ago, Henry Wallace, FDR's vice president, predicated that without a massive postwar New Deal project, American fascists would use fear mongering, xenophobia, and racism to regain economic and political power. What can we learn from that time?

Guest:

John Nichols, national-affairs correspondent for The Nation and author of The Fight for the Soul of the Democratic Party: The Enduring Legacy of Henry Wallace's Anti-Fascist, Anti-Racist Politics 

Web Resources:
 
The Nation: Topple the Electoral College
 
The Nation: The Fight for the Soul of the Democratic Party Is a Fight for the Future

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Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular Friday media roundtable guest in 2001.