Americans are more likely than ever to live alone and less likely than ever to have many close friends or join social clubs. Philip Levine, Pulitzer prizewinner and poet laureate of the United States discusses the changes in how we relate to one another amid the shifting sands of American life and whether or not the country's increasing social isolation is a threat to democracy. (#24566)
Is Social Isolation a Threat to Democracy?
Premiere Date: 2/25/2013; 59 minutes