What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism. Dan Rather, Elliot Kirschner.
What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism

What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism

Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books, 2019.

Paperback. Signed by Dan Rather to publisher's bookplate at half-title page. 7" X 5". 288pp. Color pictorial paper wraps. Some rubbing to spine ends, else fine. Binding is firm, tight, and sound. Pages are clean, bright, and unread. A highly presentable signed copy of this instant New York Times bestseller by beloved American journalist and news anchor Dan Rather.

ABOUT WHAT UNITES US:
“I find myself thinking deeply about what it means to love America, as I surely do.” —Dan Rather

“A tonic for our times . . . Rather's writing shows why he has won the admiration of a new generation. In these essays, he gives voice to the marginalized and rips off the journalistic shield of objectivity to ring the alarm bell when he witnesses actions he fears undermine the principles of American democracy. That, undoubtedly, is patriotic. And it takes courage.”
—USA Today

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. Very good +. Item #7897
ISBN: 9781616209940

Price: $35.00

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