PBS NewsHour

How disdain for government undermined U.S. pandemic response

Clip: 05/20/2020 | 9m 1s Video has closed captioning.

Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, questions have been raised about why the U.S. federal government was not better prepared for such a crisis. Scrutiny of President Trump has been intense, but questions extend beyond him to the efficacy of government and civil service more broadly. William Brangham talks to the American Enterprise Institute’s Yuval Levin and The Atlantic’s George Packer.

Aired: 05/20/20

Rating: NR

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