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Essayist Follows in Tocqueville's Footsteps

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Essayist Follows in Tocqueville's Footsteps

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Essayist Follows in Tocqueville's Footsteps

Essayist Follows in Tocqueville's Footsteps

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A French philosopher reexamines America 200 years after his predecessor Alexis de Tocqueville. Bernard-Henri Levy tells Jennifer Ludden about his impressions of modern-day America, which he writes about in the current issue of Atlantic Monthly magazine.