Why some societies thrive, and others fail
Broadcast: Midmorning, 02/09/2006, 9:06 a.m.
Bestselling author Jared Diamond looked at several communities that he said chose to destroy themselves rather than change how they used the environment.
- Jared Diamond: Best-selling author of "Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed". He's also the author of "Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies"