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'Silent Majority' Phrase Resurfaces; Portland's Wall Of Moms43:04
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Trump recently tweeted about the "silent majority," a phrase Nixon used to refer to when he asked for support. Professor Angie Maxwell explains whether the phrase can be applied to today's politics. Also, in Portland, Oregon, the emergence of a new group of protesters, the so-called "Wall of Moms," in the past few days has garnered support for their pleas to protect the city's youth and turning protest slogans into lullabies. We talk to one of the original organizers, Beverley "Bev" Barnum. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's July 23, 2020, full broadcast. You can find more at hereandnow.org — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on July 23, 2020.

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