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Living Against the Odds; What Are My Chances?

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Series
Living Against the Odds
Program
What Are My Chances?
Program Number

103

Series Description

Three hour long programs exploring risk analysis and its application to public policy and everyday living. Fast paced analysis of the risks we face every day and what we can do and cannot do about them. Contrasts fears with facts, examining probabilities of natural disaster and exploring the price we pay for technological progress - from the balanced views of experts to the paranoid mania of comedian Richard Lewis. This program looks at such personal risks as gambling, the risk of accidents like earthquakes and plane crashes, and risky environments such as Bytom, a polluted industrial city in Poland. Episode titles include #101 - How Much Time Have I Got?; #102 - Who Bets My Life?; #103 - What Are My Chances? Series release date: 4/1991

Program Description

Three hour long programs exploring risk analysis and its application to public policy and everyday living. Fast paced analysis of the risks we face every day and what we can do and cannot do about them. Contrasts fears with facts, examining probabilities of natural disaster and exploring the price we pay for technological progress - from the balanced views of experts to the paranoid mania of comedian Richard Lewis. This program looks at such personal risks as gambling, the risk of accidents like earthquakes and plane crashes, and risky environments such as Bytom, a polluted industrial city in Poland. Episode titles include #101 - How Much Time Have I Got?; #102 - Who Bets My Life?; #103 - What Are My Chances?

Duration

00:66:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Citation
Chicago: “Living Against the Odds; What Are My Chances?,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6E656220A7294FB18F3CC33A8CFD8945.
MLA: “Living Against the Odds; What Are My Chances?.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6E656220A7294FB18F3CC33A8CFD8945>.
APA: Living Against the Odds; What Are My Chances?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6E656220A7294FB18F3CC33A8CFD8945
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