TITLE

Bad Luck

AUTHOR(S)
Rosen, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
November 2001
SOURCE
New Republic;11/5/2001, Vol. 225 Issue 19, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the reaction of the citizens of the U.S. to the terrorist threat, and the opinion that television stations and newspapers have exaggerated the threat. Survey show that the people are most afraid of what they are least likely to experience; Random distribution of the risk of terrorism; Plans as to how the U.S. may minimize panic following the attacks of September 11, 2001; View that there is no insurance against every calamity or compensation for every misfortune.
ACCESSION #
5447518

 

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