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Fox news political analyst Juan Williams says Americans are being muzzled — from the halls of Congress to town hall meetings to talk shows and print media. The former NPR analyst said in an interview last year that he gets nervous when boarding planes with people in Muslim garb. He’s using the controversy over his firing to begin what he sees as a much-needed discussion about the state of political debate in America. Williams says censorship and political correctness are undermining our ability to have meaningful conversations and to solve big problems. Diane talks with Juan Williams.
- Juan Williams political analyst, FOX News.
Diane talks with FOX News Analyst Juan Williams about his new book and the state of political discourse in the U.S. today. “On so many issues right now in this country, you can not say what you think; you can not have an honest conversation,” Williams said.
Juan Williams talks about how his wife has spoken out about feeling uncomfortable around his colleagues at NPR, and feeling as if she was being treated less than warmly by NPR employees because she is black:
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