The Decline of America's Small Towns

Guests:

Cornelia Flora
* Director of North Central Regional Center at Iowa State University * Rural sociologist

Calvin Beal
* Senior Demographer, USDA

Jason Gray
* Policy Director, Southern Rural Development Inititiative

Small town America is in trouble. As family farms disappear, so do people. What does it mean that our many of our small town are dying? How do we save them, and should we? I'm Juan Williams. Saving small towns. That's the next Talk of the Nation from NPR News.

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