Prof. Michael Dupre on “Trusting the Government”

May 25, 2006

Michael Dupre, professor of sociology and a research fellow at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics, appeared on NHPR’s The Front Porch on Monday, May 22. The topic of the show was the balance between trust and mistrust of government when a crisis occurs and what kinds of events take place that can result in the scales tipping. The show’s participants also discussed some of the moments in American history when citizens’ trust was sorely breached.

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