Hackney, chairman of the NEH, asks whether, in an America that is becoming more quarrelsome, is there a way to recover the overriding values that we once shared, the sense of our oneness? He set the NEH to the task of providing a forum in which a more thoughtful, civilized discussion --a national conversation, A he called it -- could take place. The setting would be schools a churches a libraries a campuses a TV studios. Ultimately, the conversation reached 3 million people. This book tells the story of A National Conversation on American Pluralism a Identify, A a project of the NEH that took place during the period 1994-97.120German Parliamentarian Freimut Duve, speaking at a National Issues Forum, noted that assimilation of Turkish immigrants to Germany was being similarly impeded by three modern technologies: television, telephone, and air travel.
|Title||:||One America, Indivisible|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 1999-05-01|