Show And Tell: God Bless America
It’s been a tough stretch for the American Dream. We are fighting two wars overseas, the job market is stagnant, thing seem intractable in Washington, protests are sprouting up in cities all across the country. Perhaps the best way to examine “the American dream” these days is through the eyes of the discontented. That is just what author and regular Emily Rooney Show contributor Steve Almond has done in his new book of short stories, God Bless America. Steve joins us to discuss the inveterate gamblers, thwarted dreamers, and children gone astray that populate his new book.