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What Do Americans Have in Common?

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What Do Americans Have in Common?

What Do Americans Have in Common?

What Do Americans Have in Common?

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The election this month appeared to confirm what analysts have been saying: America is a nation divided. We look at values that all Americans share and things neighbors have in common, even when they vote differently.

Guests:

Tom W. Smith, General Social Survey Director, University of Chicago's

National Opinion Research Center

Michael Ledeen, author, Tocqueville on American Character; American Enterprise Institute scholar

Drew Cayton, historian of Ohio and the Midwest, University of Miami of Ohio

Roderick Hart, political

communications professor, University of Texas-Austin

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