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The Park 51 Mosque, writer Gary Shteyngart

Season 1 Episode 16 | 54m 19s

Jon Meacham travels to lower Manhattan to explore the history of religious freedom there, in light of the recent controversy over a proposed mosque near Ground Zero. Middle East scholar Juan Cole on whether peace is possible in Iraq. Writer Gary Shteyngart, author of the best-seller “Super Sad True Love Story,” discusses what he sees as the impending collapse of America.

Aired: 08/20/10

Expired: 08/20/15

Rating: NR

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