Shows featuring Susan Faludi

  • Author and Social Critic Susan Faludi on "The Terror Dream: Fear and Fantasy in Post-9/11 America" Faludiweb
    In her new book, leading social critic and Pulitzer-winning journalist Susan Faludi examines the cultural impact of the 9/11 attacks and concludes that the United States has been living in a myth since. She explores how the attacks led to the denigration of women here in the United States, the magnification of manly men and the call for greater domesticity. Faludi joins us to talk about the Bush...
    October 04, 2007 | Story
  • BIG RIGS
    The trucking industry has been quietly waging a campaign all across the country to open up more highways to double and even triple trailer trucks. The trucking industry says the big rigs — which can stretch as long as a ten-story building on its side and weigh more than 100,000 pounds — are needed to handle the country’s growing commerce.
    August 12, 1997 | Story
  • Susan Faludi’s Speech from the Opening Plenary of  
    the Media and Democracy Congress
    A brief excerpt from Susan Faludi’s speech suggests that journalists themselves must take some of the blame for the "Disneyfication" of the media due to their eschewing of investigative reporting and social justice stories for entertainment news.
    March 01, 1996 | Story