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Truth and Lies in a Polarized Time

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"Top Political Journalists Discuss Politics in a 'Post-Truth' America.” A panel discussion with James Glassman (George W. Bush Public Policy Institute), Shani Hilton (Buzzfeed News), and Susan Glasser (Politico) at the Brookings Institution. Dec 13, 2016,