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S2: Presidentiality: Class Warfare?

  • Aired: 09/27/2011
  • 03:08
  • Rating: NR
The candidates are talking a lot about war these days -- in particular, the "class war." But what exactly is class warfare? The use of the phrase is a not-so-subtle allusion to its roots, as one of the pillars of communism. And although America has always rejected Marxist ideas, we've struggled with class divisions ourselves -- sometimes with violent results.
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The history of class warfare in America.
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