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.
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