Manufacturing Fear: American Culture Today

Panel members talked about fear in U.S. culture, including conspiracy theories, cults, cabals, medicine, and politically manufactured… read more

Panel members talked about fear in U.S. culture, including conspiracy theories, cults, cabals, medicine, and politically manufactured fear. After their presentations, the authors answered audience members' questions. 

Mr. Shermer wrote The Science of Good and Evil. Mr. Campos wrote The Obesity Myth: Why America’s Obsession with Weight Is Hazardous to Your Health. Mr. Ignatieff wrote The Lesser Evil: Political Ethics in an Age of Terror. Mr. Glassner wrote The Culture of Fear: Why Americans Are Afraid of the Wrong Things. close

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Manufacturing Fear: American Culture Today

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Program ID:
181453-7
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Los Angeles, California, United States
First Aired:
Apr 24, 2004

Airing Details

  • Apr 24, 2004 | 11:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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