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
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Carla Cohen Founder and Co-Owner Politics and Prose Bookstore
- Albert "Al" Gore Jr. Founder and Chairman Alliance for Climate Protection
- Stephen Joel Trachtenburg President George Washington University
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