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State Of The Re:Union: Jacksonville, Florida
Jacksonville is the largest city in the whole country: 841 acres of sprawl, highways, and strip malls dotted with tiny, unique neighborhoods. How does a place this huge and diverse lurch forward to keep pace with the rest of the country?
Series and Specials
Monday: Travels with Mike
In the fall of 1960, the writer John Steinbeck drove across the country with his poodle, Charley, and a question: "What are Americans like today?" Half a century later, "Travels with Mike" retraces Steinbeck's steps to hear America's story today and reflect on its history.
State of the Re:Union: Appalachia
This week, State of the Re:Union travels through Appalachia. We'll learn about mountain-top-removal mining through the miners and communities of West Virginia. In Kentucky, we hear a local radio DJ who's gone from bluegrass and blues to Blackalicious, with an unexpected key audience.
State of the Re:Union Next Stop:LA!
State of the Re:Union explores what it means to be home in Los Angeles, from Mexicali mariachi music to stories of life on the streets.