After Words

After Words: Harvey Mansfield interviewed by Naomi Wolf

About the Program

This week on After Words, Harvey Mansfield, Professor of Government at Harvard University explains his answer to the question, "What is Manliness?" Using historical, philosophical, and political examples, Professor Mansfield traces the evolution of the word's definition from ancient times to its current meaning in today's gender-neutral society. He is interviewed on his new book, "Manliness," by author Naomi Wolf, who has also written books on gender and society including "The Beauty Myth : How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women," "Promiscuities: The Secret Struggle for Womanhood," & "The Treehouse: Eccentric Wisdom from My Father on How to Live, Love, and See."

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Past Airings

  • Sunday, March 26th at 3pm (ET)
  • Sunday, March 19th at 9pm (ET)
  • Sunday, March 19th at 6pm (ET)
  • Saturday, March 18th at 9pm (ET)
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