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American Mythos:
Why Our Best Efforts to Be a Better Nation Fall Short
Robert Wuthnow

Paper | September 2008 | $18.95 / £11.50
Cloth | 2006 | $29.95 / £17.95
304 pp. | 6 x 9

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Robert Wuthnow

Video interview with Robert Wuthnow

Entire interview in one file (19:11)
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Clip 1. What is the American mythos? (2:13)
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Clip 2. Can you give some examples of the kinds of stories we tell about American life? (:45)
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Clip 3. Why did you choose the experience of immigrants as your focus? (1:39)
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Clip 4. Have the stories that immigrants tell of their lives in America changed over time? (2:30)
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Clip 5. Do these stories sometimes conceal the truth and what is the consequence? (2:51)
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Clip 6. Are we better off today or were things better in the past? (1:55)
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Clip 7. How has the life experience of immigrants in America changed? (4:31)
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Clip 8. If the stories we tell about ourselves hide essential truths, how do we overcome that? (2:43)
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