James Gilligan

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Why Some Politicians Are More Dangerous than Others

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Psychiatrist and author James Gilligan explains his findings that in times of high unemployment, recession, and other forms of social and economic distress, the United States has experienced high rates of violent death, including suicide and homicide. His book Why Some Politicians Are More Dangerous than Others demonstrates why he believes that politicians and the political process, even in democratic countries, can have tragic consequences for everyone.

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November 10th, 2001

Saturday, November 10, 2001

As the nation's attention stays fixed on war, host Dean Olsher talks peace with conscientious objectors to World War II. What motivated them to resist and where have their views taken them since then? As a preface to Veteran's Day, join Dean in a look at America's pacifist movement.