Mark Stricherz on the Catholic Bosses

00:00

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.
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. Stricherz, who will be blogging for America during the fall election season, also looks at the contest between Barack Obama and John McCain and analyzes why “value voters” are still skeptical of an Obama presidency. Read Stricherz’s article from the September 22 issue of America,“King David’s Legacy.”Listen to this episode.
Comments are automatically closed two weeks after an article's initial publication. See our comments policy for more.

Advertisement

Don't miss the best from America

Sign up for our Newsletter to get the Jesuit perspective on news, faith and culture.

The latest from america

Hipsters love the authentic, the craft and the obscure—which is exactly why Catholicism, in its practices and its aesthetic, is perfectly suited for them.
Zac DavisNovember 17, 2017
We tend to think of Hispanics as newcomers, but we need to keep in mind the long history of the Latino Catholic presence in the U.S.
The EditorsNovember 16, 2017
This week, your faithful hosts are in the hot seat.
Ashley McKinlessNovember 10, 2017
This week's guest if Jim McDermott, S.J., author of "Meet these Catholics who voted for Trump and love Pope Francis."
The EditorsNovember 09, 2017