Chasing Conspiracies explores the shadowy boundaries between fact and fiction and connecting conspiracy theory dots.

Chasing Conspiracies - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-06-22

Chasing Conspiracies - A Culture of Conspiracy - Netflix

A Culture of Conspiracy: Apocalyptic Visions in Contemporary America is a 2003 non-fiction book written by Michael Barkun, professor emeritus of political science at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.

Chasing Conspiracies - Reviews - Netflix

Some people believe in the lost continent of Atlantis and in unidentified flying objects (UFOs). Others worry about an 18th-century secret society called the Bavarian Illuminati or a mythical Zionist-Occupied Government secretly running the United States. What if these disparate elements shared beliefs, joined forces, won a much larger audience, broke out of their intellectual and political ghetto, and became capable of challenging the premises of public life in the United States? This is the frightening prospect, soberly presented by Michael Barkun in his important, just-published book.

In a February 2004 review, writer and political blogger Daniel Pipes wrote:

Chasing Conspiracies - References - Netflix