Dan Rather’s “What Unites Us”

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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2015 file photo, Journalist Dan Rather attends The Independent Filmmaker Project's 25th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards in New York. Rather, the former CBS anchor who has become a prominent voice against President Trump, is working on a book about patriotism. Rather’s “What Unites Us” will be published Nov. 7, 2017, by Algonquin Books. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2015 file photo, Journalist Dan Rather attends The Independent Filmmaker Project's 25th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards in New York. Rather, the former CBS anchor who has become a prominent voice against President Trump, is working on a book about patriotism. Rather’s “What Unites Us” will be published Nov. 7, 2017, by Algonquin Books. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Guest: Dan Rather

Veteran broadcaster DAN RATHER has interviewed every president since Dwight Eisenhower, save for Donald Trump, and has covered the world’s biggest stories of the past six decades. In his book, What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism, Rather shares his observations about the American identity, the state of journalism, and the institutions that make up the nation.  In this hour, Marty talks with Rather about journalism, American history and why he is hopeful for the future.

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