Moyers & Company
"The Case for Old-School Faith & Politics"
Two movements once at the vital center of our society, liberal politics and American Christianity have gone astray, says Eric Alterman (from the left) and Ross Douthat (from the right). On this weekend's Moyers & Company (check local listings) each meets separately with Bill to discuss the implications of this wayward course on American Democracy. First, Eric Alterman describes the grand aspirations, ambitions, and historical ironies that prompted him to write his new book The Cause: The Fight for American Liberalism from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama. D