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Malcolm Gladwell on Stranger Danger


Malcolm Gladwell, staff writer at The New Yorker, host of the podcast "Revisionist History", and the author of many books, including his latest Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know  (Little, Brown and Company, 2019), examines some recent controversies and tragedies where he finds a common thread -- our inability to understand strangers.  From Bernie Madoff to Sandra Bland, he argues we need to do better.


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 09 September 2019  28m