Great Expectorations

Friday, February 02, 2007

Transcript

According to news reports, a protester spat on an Iraq vet at last week’s peace march. Media watchdogs aren’t buying it. But it’s hardly the first time we’ve heard about returning soldiers getting showered with saliva. Sociologist Jerry Lembcke says the “spitting myth” is both older and more recent than you might think.

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