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    Change They Can't Believe In

    Christopher Parker talked about the book he co-wrote, Change They Can’t Believe In: The Tea Party and Reactionary Politics in America, in which he says that it is a mistake to argue that…

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    Unplugged: Reclaiming Our Right to Die in America

    William Colby talked about his book Unplugged: Reclaiming Our Right to Die in America, published by AMACOM, and about the complications that often arise in right-to-die cases, as witnessed…

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    Intellectual Morons: How Ideology Makes Smart People Fall for Stupid Ideas

    Mr. Flynn talked about his book Intellectual Morons: How Ideology Makes Smart People Fall for Stupid Ideas, published by Crown Forum. Mr. Flynn argued that ideological thinking often leads smart people…

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    Media and the Presidential Campaign

    Journalists discussed the role of the media in the 1992 presidential election, including the impact of polling data on voting trends, and media bias in election coverage. They also discussed the use of…

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    Polls Used to Shape Public Opinion

    Political correspondents and polling analysts participated in a forum on the use of campaign polls by the media and their effect on the voting public. Issues in the discussion included the…

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