Book Discussion on Dread

Philip Alcabes talked about the history of disease control and its use for questionable public-health policy practices.
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Philip Alcabes talked about the history of disease control and its use for questionable public-health policy practices.

He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

Mr. Alcabes, who participated via remote access from New York City, is the author of Dread: How Fear and Fantasy have Fueled Epidemics from the Black Death to the Avian Flu (PublicAffairs; April 13, 2009).

This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series of interviews during the month of August with authors of recently released books. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 17, 2009
Last Aired:
Aug 18, 2009

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  • Aug 17, 2009 | 9:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 17, 2009 | 12:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 17, 2009 | 4:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 17, 2009 | 7:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 18, 2009 | 2:47am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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