Today's College Campuses: Political Correctness Gone Too Far?
Wednesday, August 26
Something is happening on college campuses across the country. There seems to be an increased sensitivity to issues that some view as painful or offensive. It has caused some comedians who used to consider college audiences their bread and butter to stop playing the college circuit. Worse, it is beginning to intrude on what’s being taught. We hear more about "The Coddling of the American Mind."
Greg Lukianoff - constitutional lawyer and president and CEO of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) and co-author of the article “The Coddling of the American Mind,” in the September Atlantic magazine.
David Spano - director of The Counseling Center at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and Associate Vice Chancellor for Health Programs and Services
Ann Fox - Professor of English, Davidson College