Generation Politics: 45-Year-Olds Share Experiences That Shaped Their Views NPR's Robert Siegel speaks to a group of 45-year-old voters who experienced a swell of patriotism and American exceptionalism in their youth.
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Generation Politics: 45-Year-Olds Share Experiences That Shaped Their Views

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Generation Politics: 45-Year-Olds Share Experiences That Shaped Their Views

Generation Politics: 45-Year-Olds Share Experiences That Shaped Their Views

Generation Politics: 45-Year-Olds Share Experiences That Shaped Their Views

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NPR's Robert Siegel speaks to a group of 45-year-old voters who experienced a swell of patriotism and American exceptionalism in their youth. But patriotic fervor dwindled, as scandals and the emergence of 24/7 news coverage changed the game of politics.