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The Tea/Republican Party has been laregly successful in their spin that FDR failed. But beliefs once again do not match reality. Here two Roosevelt scholars, Drs. David Woolner and Thomas Ferguson,  discuss the real truth about the New Deal and it's applicability today, and they discuss the economic effects of free market fundamentalism.

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In 2009, the Koch Brothers' Americans for Prosperity pushed a movement to re-instate segregation in Wake County North Carolina through a school board election. There's a new video about the effort and AfP is threatening to sue the producers. On the first half, Burt talks with Jim Miller, Executive director of Brave New Foundation which made the film. On the second half, the North Carolina director of Americans for Prosperity explains their real target: public education in general. It's a hot one! Enjoy.

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