Book Discussion on The Assault on Reason

Former Vice President Al Gore talked about his book The Assault on Reason: How the Politics of Fear, Secrecy, and Blind Faith Subvert Wise… read more

Former Vice President Al Gore talked about his book The Assault on Reason: How the Politics of Fear, Secrecy, and Blind Faith Subvert Wise Decision Making, Degrade Our Democracy, and Put Our Country and Our World in Peril, published by Penguin Press. In his remarks he focused on the quality of public policy decisions, the need for informed public discourse, and future challenges. He also addressed some specific issues such as environmental policy, military strategy in Iraq, and the economy. He responded to questions submitted by members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on The Assault on Reason

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198360-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 30, 2007
Last Aired:
Jun 2, 2007

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  • May 30, 2007 | 8:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 31, 2007 | 12:39am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 31, 2007 | 10:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 02, 2007 | 2:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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