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Need To Know | Presidentiality: Class Warfare? | PBS

Duration: 03:08
Program: Need to Know #203
Broadcast Date: Sep. 28, 2011

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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Post Date: September 28, 2011