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Examine the program's discussion about the use and abuse of fear in America “now” and “then”. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvTh5hzAAyM  

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The panel's discussion of fear in the context of a post- September 11 political setting is one in which the concept of perpetual fear is used to consolidate those in the position of power.  The panel's discussion of fear and the lack of trust that emerges in the post- September 11 political setting reverts back to what they feel is the driving force of the Bush Administration.  The panelists feel that the use of fear is...

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