Heroism in America

Heroism in America

America's story is full of heroes, from explorers to revolutionaries, from cowboys to astronauts. A panel talks about the idea of heroism versus the reality of heroes, and whether or not idealism survives today in the modern world.

America's story is full of heroes, from explorers to revolutionaries, from cowboys to astronauts. A panel talks about the idea of heroism versus the reality of heroes, and whether or not idealism survives today in the modern world.

Guests

Dr. Peter Gibbon

author and research associate in the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University

Dr. Joyce Ladner

senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and former professor of sociology at Howard University

Dr. Georgia Nugent

Princeton University

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