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2/8/10: Who Is Glenn Beck?

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By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, Utah – Last year, Fox News' Glenn Beck was boycotted by major advertisers after the conservative talk show host called President Obama a "racist." But despite losing accounts from players like Walmart and GEICO, his ratings have been skyrocketing and he's treated like something of a rock star at lectures and book signings across the country. But who is Glenn Beck? Monday, Beck's ascendancy from crazed radio shock jock to a Mormon conservative at the top of the talk show game. (Rebroadcast)

  • Read Alexander Zaitchik's The Making of Glenn Beck
  • Read Joanna Brooks' How Mormonism Built Glenn Beck

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