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Dan Rather on WHAT UNITES US for Indies First

Dan Rather WHAT UNITES US event in support of Indie Booksellers banner

Following Indies First Day on Saturday, November 28, readers are invited to join Dan Rather for a discussion on his book What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism and the importance of indie bookstores!
Register here.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 4:00pm
Address: 
Virtual Event
Books: 
What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781616209940
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Algonquin Books - September 3rd, 2019

 

At a moment of crisis over our national identity, venerated journalist Dan Rather has emerged as a voice of reason and integrity, reflecting on--and writing passionately about--what it means to be an American. Now, with this collection of original essays, he reminds us of the principles upon which the United States was founded. Looking at the freedoms that define us, from the vote to the press; the values that have transformed us, from empathy to inclusion to service; the institutions that sustain us, such as public education; and the traits that helped form our young country, such as the audacity to take on daunting challenges in science and medicine, Rather brings to bear his decades of experience on the frontlines of the world's biggest stories. As a living witness to historical change, he offers up an intimate view of history, tracing where we have been in order to help us chart a way forward and heal our bitter divisions.

 

With a fundamental sense of hope, What Unites Us is the book to inspire conversation and listening, and to remind us all how we are, finally, one.