Tainted Truth by Cynthia Crossen
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Tainted Truth
By Cynthia Crossen

The Tainted Truth

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Tainted Truth by Cynthia Crossen

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Sponsored studies have become America's most powerful and popular tool of persuasion. "Tainted Truth" shows that much of what we learn from them is false. Although the studies and surveys wear the guise of objective science, their findings almost invariably reflect their sponsors' intentions. In this important and provocative book, Cynthia Crossen reveals how the manufacturers of silicone breast implants did not disclose information regarding the dangers of the implants, how the demise of the cloth-diaper industry was influenced by questionable statistics paid for by Procter & Gamble-- the leading supplier of disposable diapers, and how even the confirmation of Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court was influenced by fast and biased polls.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780684815565
ISBN-10: 0684815567
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Pages: 276
Imprint: Touchstone
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 3-Jan-1996
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - Cynthia Crossen

Cynthia Crossen has been a reporter and editor at The Wall Street Journal since 1983. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and son.

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