Not only are Americans ignorant about topics like geography and history, argues author Susan Jacoby, our cluelessness doesn’t even concern us. Is the U.S. hostile to knowledge?

Guests:
Susan Jacoby, former reporter for The Washington Post and author of "The Age of American Unreason"
Anthony Cascardi, director of the Townsend Center for the Humanities at UC Berkeley where he is also professor of comparative literature, Spanish and rhetoric
Lynne Munson, author, cultural critic and former deputy chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities

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