Groundwork: Democracy Close To Home

Jun 27, 2015

In honor of Independence Day, WHQR is hosting a patriotic special! A timely one-hour special, hosted by NPR's Scott Simon, that tells stories of American democracy at the local level. We listen in as people wrestle with issues alongside -- and in opposition to -- their neighbors. Segments in Upstate New York, North Carolina, Texas, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Alaska.

At a time of political gridlock and polarization at the national level, Groundwork explores the tone and flavor of democratic action in towns and cities, where one’s antagonist is not an opposing talking head or a politician from a state of a different “color,” but a neighbor.

Be sure to tune into 91.3 FM at noon on July 3rd to hear this fascinating special.