End of Political Civility?

By Evan Harris

Mar 26, 2010 7:09pm

A week of name-calling, threats and acts of violence directed at members of Congress have raised questions about the status of the nation’s political civility.  This is not the first time, however, analysts have declared an end to customary decorum. 

Click here to watch a clip from ‘This Week with David Brinkley’ in 1993 when the Roundtable debated the state of civility as a new breed of confrontational representatives emerged on Capitol Hill.

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