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We are a paranoid nation, eager to believe in conspiracy theories and this is most evident in our films and television programs. Tonight on Inquiry, we talk with GORDON B. ARNOLD, Professor of Liberal Arts at Montserrat College about his latest film history CONSPIRACY THEORY IN FILM, TELEVISION AND POLITICS. Arnold’s book looks at our fascination for uncovering the dark powers behind the events in the news from the “Red Menace” to “Chinatown”.