Barry Crimmins on Political Satire in America (2005)

A panel discussion was held on political satire in America. The panelists shared samples of their work and Lewis Lapham read an essay on the subject of American satire. Following their discussion, the participants collectively responded to questions and comments from members of the audience.

See the Q&A here:
See Kurt Vonnegut’s remarks here:
See Lewis Lapham’s remarks here:
See Paul Krassner remarks here:
See Art Buchwald’s remarks here:
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Kurt Vonnegut is the author of A Man Without a Country; Paul Krassner is the author of One Hand Jerking: Reports from an Investigative Satirist; Barry Crimmins is the author of Never Shake Hands with a War Criminal; and Art Buchwald is the author of Beating Around the Bush, all published by Seven Stories Press. Lewis Lapham is the author of Gag Rule: On the Suppression of Dissent and Stifling of Democracy, published by Penguin Books.