Understanding the 2016 Election Better

Below are links to three C-SPAN Q & A podcasts that are helpful in understanding the past presidential election. They are listed in the order I listened to them. You could probably listen in whatever order you wish. 

 

J.D. Vance

Author J.D. Vance discusses his memoir, [Hillbilly Elegy], about growing up in a poor, white family that has its roots in Appalachia.

 

David Cay Johnston

Author and columnist David Cay Johnston talks about this book, [The Making of Donald Trump], in which he takes a critical look at the 2016 Republican presidential nominee.

 

Nancy Isenberg

Historian Nancy Isenberg talks about her book, [White Trash], which examines the history of the class system in the United States.

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