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Author Joel Stein on defending the ‘intellectual elite’

Clip: 11/14/2019 | 6m 36s Video has closed captioning.

The word “elite” has a negative connotation today, often unleashed as a political attack. But author Joel Stein has a different perspective on the word’s meaning, and he spoke with Americans across the country in order to define it. Stein joins Amna Nawaz to discuss his new book “In Defense of Elitism,” and what inspired him to write it.

Aired: 11/14/19

Rating: NR

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