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John Selig Outspoken features interviews with GLBT leaders and opinion makers, discussions with GLBT writers and commentaries from me - John Selig, your host. All this plus music from electronic music virtuoso, Jeffrey Reid Baker. Please visit our blog for more information about John Selig Outspoken at

Aug 18, 2008

Rick Shenkman, Historian and "New York Times" best-selling author, discusses his new book and talks about the ignorance most Americans have about politics and how their government works. He also describes the History Network News website that he founded and edited along with his website My commentary during this episode is called, "The Dumbing Down of America."