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When Exactly Was America Great?

Jul 11, 2016 | 18 videos
Video by The Atlantic

Nostalgia has been a central theme of the 2016 elections with politicians frequently citing the need to “restore” America to its more stable, prosperous past. But when exactly were the country’s glory days? We interviewed Americans from Texas, Maryland, California, Florida, and other states to find out.

Author: Daniel Lombroso


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