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Inconvenient Truths Panel

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

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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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  • The Panic Virus
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  • Merchants of Doubt
    Naomi Oreskes, Erik M. M. Conway
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  • The Science of Liberty
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Program ID:
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Los Angeles, California, United States
First Aired:
Apr 30, 2011 | 2:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jun 12, 2011 | 7:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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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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