Richard Rodriguez on the 'soul of America'

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Children on Street Chicago 1968
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Listen to Krista Tippett's conversation with Mexican-American journalist Richard Rodriguez. He spoke at the Chautauqua Institution as part of On Being's "The American Consciousness" series.

Rodriguez says a lot is riding on the capacity of young people to live with people who are unlike themselves. It's been a challenge for all, but is it part of the soul of America?

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