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Ep. 6: Healing America will take more than an election

Heading into the election and in the days afterward, national discussion has centered on how divisive the country feels. Supporting one candidate — and a political party — has been enough to drive friends and family apart.

This sentiment came up in an America Amplified listening session on November 10. We begin our final episode of “America Amplified: Election 2020” with excerpts from that conversation.

Show credits

Executive directors: Donna Vestal and Alisa Barba

Senior producer and director: Andrea Tudhope

Operations manager: Jennifer Tufts

Assistant producers: Mayowa Aina, Alaska Public Media; Grace Walker of WABE; Susan Britton of KQED

Community engagement directors: Ann Alquist and Matthew Long-Middleton

Digital and social media editor: Kathy Lu

Advisory committee: Ron Jones, program director, KCUR; Abby Goldstein, PRPD president; Rick Holter, VP of news, KERA; Stephen Becker, senior producer, KERA; Art Hughes, executive producer, Koahnic Broadcast Corp.; Monica Braine, senior producer, Native America Calling; Ernesto Aguilar, program director, National Federation of Community Broadcasters; John Haas, director of radio and television at Public Broadcasting Atlanta (WABE); Breeze Richardson, formerly WBEZ-Chicago, now communication director at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art; Brian Bull, reporter, KLCC

Technical support: Chris Prewitt of KCUR in Kansas City

Distribution support: Native Voice One

Music: Rattle Dance by Asani

Kathy Lu is the digital and social media editor for America Amplified: Election 2020.
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