The American Dream
Date:
July 6, 1958
Description:
July 6, 1958. Running time: 36:02. Thurman discusses the idea of the American Dream and its role in equality. He discusses the cult of inequality and how it goes against the American Dream. He compares the writings of Plato and Hitler to the Ku Klux Klan doctrine. An important aspect of the American Dream is that men must share a basic equality.
Associated Personal Entities:
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778
Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945
Calvin, Jean, 1509-1564
Plato
Associated Subjects:
Ku Klux Klan (19th century)
Religion and ethics
American Dream
Equality -- United States -- History