The British journalist Jon Ronson had always wondered whether the theories - or parts of theories - of conspiracy theorists were true. Ronson set out to settle the matter for himself. In his book, "Them: Adventures with Extremists," he explores a world of fringe dwellers, which includes Islamic fundamentalists, Ku Klux Klan members and Christian separatists. On Thursday, Doug talks with Ronson about what he's learned.
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