Scott LaDeur, Ph.D.Why do some big changes in our society succeed—acceptance of same-sex marriage and the civil rights movement, for example—while others, like Prohibition and the Equal Rights Amendment, fail?  Is it timing, tactics, or leadership?  Scott LaDeur, Ph.D., professor of political science at North Central Michigan College, will offer his analysis of the forces behind the shifting tides in American life.

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