Inconvenient Truths Panel

Authors talked about their books about battles over the truth. They responded to questions from members of the audience. James… read more

Authors talked about their books about battles over the truth. They responded to questions from members of the audience. James Rainey moderated.

The panelists were: Naomi Oreskes, Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming; Seth Mnookin, The Panic Virus: A True Story of Medicine, Science, and Fear; and Timothy Ferris, The Science of Liberty: Democracy, Reason, and the Laws of Nature.

“Inconvenient Truths” was a Taper Hall panel from the 2011 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books from the University Park Campus of the University of Southern California.  close

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

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  • Timothy Ferris Professor Emeritus University of California, Berkeley->Graduate School of Journalism
  • Seth Mnookin Contributing Editor Vanity Fair
  • Naomi Oreskes Professor University of California, San Diego->History and Science Studies
  • James Rainey Columnist Los Angeles Times->Media
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Los Angeles, California, United States
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Apr 30, 2011
Last Aired:
Jun 12, 2011

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  • Apr 30, 2011 | 2:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 12, 2011 | 7:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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