The Brian Lehrer Show Edit this Published in The Brian Lehrer Show What's Kansas City Doing Right? Listen 17 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/30168/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Joel Kotkin, presidential fellow and director of the Urban Futures Program at Chapman University, as well as the author of The City: A Global History, explains why he believes the center of the country will return to prosperity faster than the coastal states.