Sarah Vowell, then a look at biggest campaign donors

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Guests: Sarah Vowell, Nicholas Confessore

Today on Radio Times, author and humorist SARAH VOWELL, best-selling author of Assassination Vacation, joins us in the studio. Known for her blend of humor and history, Vowell’s new book, Lafayette in the Somewhat United States, examines the political divisions that existed during the American Revolutionary War through the story of French aristocrat Marquis de Lafayette. Then, we’ll be joined by NICHOLAS CONFESSORE of The New York Times to discuss the 158 families who are responsible for the bulk of political donations to presidential candidates this election cycle, with the majority going to Republicans.

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