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November 15, 2020 49 min
Author, journalist and professor, Jared Yates Sexton, joins Mark Thompson to talk about his latest, enormously compelling and intensely researched book, American Rule: How a Nation Conquered the World but Failed Its People Jared goes way beyond the myth of American exceptionalism with which most are familiar and looks to the start of the nation and the "founding fathers".   He continues the trip through history with discussions that include the Reagan years and legacy and extend to even the latest election. The show starts with political commentator, Michael Shure and comedian/documentary filmmaker, J Elvis Weinstein, doing a post-mortem on the Presidential election and a look at the future in which Donald Trump may be very much relevant. 00:00-1:50 Mark welcome 1:50- 25:08 J Elvis, Michael Shure and Mark 25:08-49:41 Jared Yates Sexton and Mark        
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