Streams

Open Phones: Chanting USA

Wednesday, May 04, 2011

Crowds broke out in the "USA-USA" chant on Sunday night after the news of Osama bin Laden's death. Were you among the cheerers? Do you cringe when someone tries to start it? Plus, Daniel Fromson, associate editor at The Atlantic, explains the history of the cheer. What's your take on the complex emotions around the simplest cheer? Let us know!

Listen, Read a Recap and Join the Conversation at It's a Free Country.

News, weather, Radiolab, Brian Lehrer and more.
Get the best of WNYC in your inbox, every morning.