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The United States of paranoia

The Washington Post
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August 20, 2013 AT 12:04 PM
Conspiracy theories have been an entrenched part of American politics for centuries, from the Red Scare to 9/11 trutherism. Author Jessie Walker argues in his book "The United States of Paranoia" that these beliefs aren't theories to be debunked so much as folklore to be examined. He goes On Background with Nia-Malika Henderson.