Violent Rhetoric

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April 19, 2011

In the wake of the shooting in Arizona, the use of violent rhetoric has been called into question once again. How much does what we say influence how we act? When do our words cross a line?

Guests: 
Dr. Michael Shapiro, Associate Professor of Communication, Cornell University
Dr. Bradford Vivian, Associate Professor of Communication and Rhetorical Studies at Syracuse University