Moyers & Company

Moyers & Company

Progressives Pick Up The Pieces

Streaming Video - 2013
Rate this:
In this edition of Moyers & Company, Bill speaks with historian and author Peter Dreier, who sees the political crisis surrounding the recent government shutdown as filled with possibility for progressives in America-and shares the reasons why he continues to be optimistic, including dynamic grassroots initiatives around the country and, believe it or not, the radical politics of Dr. Seuss. In whimsical books such as Yertle the Turtle and Green Eggs and Ham, the good "doctor" passed along some simple but powerful political philosophy. "The message that Dr. Seuss is sending in his books to young people," says Dreier, "is to stand up to arbitrary authority and take back your own life and be a fighter for justice and for your own integrity.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2013
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (37 min.) :,sd., col


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.


Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings


Find it at my library

To Top