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Examining the Tea Party Panel

September 10, 2010

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Run time: 83 minutes

A panel discussion was held on the "Tea Party." The participants presented their thoughts the party's supporters, what they stand for, and their potential impact on the upcoming 2010 mid-term elections. The panelists included Dick Armey, former House majority leader, chairman of FreedomWorks and author of Give Us Liberty: A Tea Party Manifesto; Kate Zernike, national correspondent with the New York Times and author of Boiling Mad: Inside Tea Party America; Jill Lepore, history professor at Harvard University and author of The Whites of Their Eyes: The Tea Party's Revolution and the Battle Over American History; and Tucker Carlson, editor in chief of The Daily Caller. They also responded to questions submitted by members of the audience. Alan Bjerga moderated.