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September 22 Podcast

Mark Stricherz, author of Why The Democrats are Blue: Secular Liberalism and the Decline of the People?s Party, recalls the Catholic bosses of the post-war era who helped to transform the Democratic party and advance the cause of Civil Rights.
Jesuit ethicist Thomas Massaro considers the legacy of Ted Kennedy and Robert McNamara, and explores the complexities of bringing the church's social tradition to bear on political decisions.

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