The Politics of Fear in Past and Present Elections

The so-called "politics of fear" has become a mainstay on every presidential campaign stop. NPR's Tavis Smiley talks about the use of fear in the present and past campaigns with Clarence Lusane of American University's School of International Service, and Corey Robin, author of Fear: The History of a Political Idea.

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