Colin Woodard: Understanding America's Divisions
Colin Woodard joins us to discuss his recent New York Times column that explains that the key differences among American voters can be tied to regional cultures tracing back to the nation’s colonization.
Colin Woodard, award-winning author and journalist. He is state and national affairs writer for the Portland Press Herald-Maine Sunday Telegram. He is the author of “American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America;” “The Lobster Coast: Rebels, Rusticators, and the Struggle for a Forgotten Frontier;” “Ocean’s End: Travels Through Endangered Seas;” “The Republic of Pirates: Being The True And Surprising Story Of The Caribbean Pirates And The Man Who Brought Them Down;” and “American Character: A History of the Epic Struggle Between Individual Liberty and the Common Good.”
- New York Times: Opinion: The Maps That Show That City vs. Country Is Not Our Political Fault Line
- Washington Post: Which of the 11 American nations do you live in?