White Male Discontent

GUESTS: SUSAN FALUDI *Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle award winner *Contributing Editor for Newsweek *Author, Stiffed: the Betrayal of the American Man (William Morrow and Company, 1999) ELWOOD REID *Author, What Salmon Know (Doubleday, 1999) *Writes for GQ Magazine on men's issues. There's been growing talk about 'white male discontent' in America, and surprisingly a prominent feminist thinks these men DO have something to gripe about. In her new book Stiffed, Pulitzer-Prize winning author Susan Faludi examines the social and cultural influences underlying men's anger and alienation and what both men and women are doing to address these problems. Susan Faludi and guests join Ray Suarez for a discussion of how men today are searching for a new, and more meaningful, definition of masculinity.



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