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The United States of Anxiety: A Pre-Debate Check-In on Long Island

Monday, September 19, 2016

7:00 PM

One week before Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump take the stage for their first debate, WNYC will be on Long Island taking stock of the issues that are driving this election cycle.

Join WNYC’s Brian Lehrer and Kai Wright of The Nation in conversation, as they consider what’s behind the widespread voter concern and why so many Americans have decided the system just isn’t working for them anymore. Plus: Help us kick off The United States of Anxiety, a new podcast focused on the 2016 election, produced by WNYC Studios and The Nation magazine.

Guests include:

Dorothy Johnson – Founder, Maxed Out Drug Prevention

John Jay LaValle – Chairman, Suffolk County Republican Committee

Lawrence Levy – Executive Dean, Hofstra University National Center for Suburban Studies 

Joselo Lucero – Community Outreach Coordinator, the Hagedorn Foundation

Nell Irvin Painter – Author, The History of White People

Tickets are free but you gotta RSVP, or listen live on WNYC!

The United States of Anxiety is a co-production of WNYC Studios and The Nation.