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David Spiegelhalter on the Importance of Statistics

Clip: 03/29/2019 | 2m 2s | Video has closed captioning.

In the age of alternative facts, taking aim at dodgy data has never been more important. And while statistics can be baffling and even misleading, Sir David Spiegelhalter, Cambridge University Professor and author of “The Art of Statistics,” tells Christiane it’s all about the context and quality of stats.

Aired: 03/29/19

Rating: NR

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