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First broadcast:
Sunday 05 December 2010

Matt Frei examines the big cities and small towns of the United States. Sir Harold Evans, former editor of the Sunday Times, reflects on the ways that America transforms with time; award-winning actor Robert Duvall explains the understated charms of some of the USA's most enduring locations - its small towns; and Christian Lander, creator of the website, 'Stuff White People Like', talks about his newest book, Whiter Shades of Pale," a tour of America's most liberal, white, cities.

  • Sir Harold Evans: Big Cities

    Matt Frei talks to Sir Harold Evans, former editor of the Sunday Times, about the delights of America’s must bustling cities. Sir Harold Evans describes America’s transformation over the past 50 years and the pull that the nation continues to have upon visitors from overseas.

    Sir Harold Evans
  • Robert Duvall: Small Towns

    Award-winning actor Robert Duvall explains the understated charms of some of the United States’ most enduring locations- its small towns. Even those situated in what is sometimes referred to as America’s, "Fly-over zone", small towns have a character all their own.

    Robert Duvall
  • Christian Lander: White Liberal Enclaves

    Christian Lander, creator of the website and book, "Stuff White People Like", talks about his newest title, "Whiter Shade of Pale". From Portland, Oregon and Madison, Wisconsin, to Austin, Texas, Americans explain, in their own words, what Christian Lander means.

    Stuff White People Like


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