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The Frontier Lives On in the American Psyche

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Apr 16, 2018 11:00 pm
  • 18:34

Guest: Samuel Bazzi, PhD, Assistant Professor of Economics, Boston University The days of Manifest Destiny, when settlers spread out across the western United States to conquer the land and prove up their claims are long over. But the legacy remains ingrained in the psyche of those still living in what used to be the American frontier, to the extent that it influences their political beliefs today.