The Argument Culture

Ms. Tannen talked about her book, The Argument Culture: Stopping America’s War of Words, published by Ballantine Books. In the book, she posits that… read more

Ms. Tannen talked about her book, The Argument Culture: Stopping America’s War of Words, published by Ballantine Books. In the book, she posits that misunderstanding is endemic in American culture because Americans tend to believe that the best way to a common goal is by “thrashing out” differences as loudly as possible. She outlines what she considers the worst excesses of our argument culture and suggests other methods of communication. After her remarks scenes were shown of her book signing. close

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The Argument Culture

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Program ID:
121902-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Santa Barbara, California, United States
First Aired:
Mar 21, 1999 | 2:57am EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Mar 21, 1999 | 1:35pm EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Mar 21, 1999 | 2:57am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 21, 1999 | 7:10am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 21, 1999 | 1:35pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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