Book Discussion on Dread
Philip Alcabes talked about the history of disease control and its use for questionable public-health policy practices. He responded to… read more
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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