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Is The West In Decline? (Part One)
Aired 3/27/2003

Host Ben Wattenberg debates the future of American civilization,immigration, and Western culture with guest Patrick J. Buchanan. Buchananís new book, íThe Death of the West: How Dying Populations and Immigrant Invasions Imperil Our Country and Civilizationí has made the best seller lists of both The New York Times and The Washington Post in recent weeks. Buchanan argues that collapsing fertility rates in the West and increasing immigration from the Third World, played out against the backdrop of the "culture war," signal the decline and fall of Western civilization. Will Buchananís doomsday scenario be realized? Part 1 of 2.
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  Pat Buchanan
    conservative commentator and author of the book "The Death of the West: How Dying Populations and Immigrant Invasions Imperil Our Country and Civilization"

Originally Aired: 2/15/2002

   
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