Margaret Mead

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This year marks the 100th anniversary of American anthropologist Margaret Mead's birth. Her groundbreaking studies and down-to-earth style made the academic discipline of anthropology accessible to ordinary Americans. Commemorations of her work are going on all over the world. Lisa talks with two anthropologists: Mead's daughter, Mary Catherine Bateson, and Brown University Professor William Beeman, about what Mead might have to say about the September 11th attacks and their aftermath.



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