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David Frum, The Atlantic - Press Conference USA

In this encore edition of Press Conference USA, former White House insider, David Frum, now senior editor at The Atlantic, discusses his article “How to Build an Autocracy,” published in March 2017. A conservative Republican and former speechwriter for President George W. Bush, Frum tells host Carol Castiel and VOA Economics Editor Jim Randle, that we live in an age of democratic recession. He expresses his concern that the Trump administration may turn off the safeguards of the integrity of American democracy.