Mark Stricherz on the Catholic Bosses

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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.
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.

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