Incivility, Racial Hostility and Dissent in America

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Attacks on America's first black President and his proposals have inflamed America's ongoing controversy about race and politics at a time of economic anxiety. We look at the possible consequences. Also, the US drops the proposed missile defense shield in Eastern Europe, and the Obama Justice Department looks for scandal in the Bush Administration.

Banner image: Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) cries out, "You lie" during President Obama's speech on healthcare to a joint session of Congress on September 9.

Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Sonya Geis