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Reality Bites Back: America’s Trip Down Fantasy Lane

Season 3 Episode 311 | 56m 46s

A diverse panel from across the political spectrum discusses how the country, which once elevated science into the unofficial national religion, came to accept the parasitic oxymoron of “alternate facts” and how so many of us have come to live in an impenetrable bubble that elevates ill-considered opinion into intractable certitude.

Aired: 01/21/24 | Expires: 01/21/27
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
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