PBS NewsHour

How powerful stories can change the world for the better

Clip: 03/17/2017 | 3m 9s

Stories are weapons, for good or ill, says writer Derek Thompson. Society is bound by the common stories we tell, whether it’s about who we should trust and admire, or who we should fear and look down on. Thompson, author of the recent book “Hit Makers: How Things Become Popular,” offers his humble opinion on the powerful stories we need to be passing on.

Aired: 03/17/17

Rating: NR

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