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    2013 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books - Saturday

    Book TV’s coverage of the 2013 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, held on the University of Southern California campus, included: Panel on American History 312116-2 Open Phones with Eric…

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    Manufacturing Fear: American Culture Today

    Panel members talked about fear in U.S. culture, including conspiracy theories, cults, cabals, medicine, and politically manufactured fear. After their presentations, the authors answered…

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    Media Coverage of Aviation Accidents

    Mr. Glassner spoke about airline safety and about how media coverage of airline accidents generated exaggerated fears of flying. Among the topics he addressed were how recent accidents had…

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    The Culture of Fear

    Mr. Glassner talked about his book Culture of Fear: Why Americans Are Afraid of the Wrong Things published by Basic Books. The book examines the people and organizations that manipulate…

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