Book Discussion on The Greatest Show on Earth

Richard Dawkins talked about his book The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution (Free Press; September 22, 2009). In his book… read more

Richard Dawkins talked about his book The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution (Free Press; September 22, 2009). In his book he lays out the evidence that supports the theory of evolution. He argues evolution is an indisputable fact, despite nearly half of Americans believing the opposite, and that denying evolution today is comparable to denying the Holocaust. He responded to questions from members of the audience.

Richard Dawkins is the Charles Simonyi Professor of the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford University. He is the author of many books, including The Selfish Gene and The God Delusion. close

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

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Book Discussion on The Greatest Show on Earth

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Dec 13, 2009

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  • Dec 13, 2009 | 5:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
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