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Could Liberal Arts Education Heal Political Divides?05:17

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Whatever your politics, the difference between the outgoing president and the incoming president is one of historic proportions. Friday's inauguration of Donald Trump will likely, once again, lay bare the division in the country.

How to heal that divide? Well, the president of Wesleyan University is making the case for liberal arts education — an education he describes as under threat.

Wesleyan President Michael Roth joined WBUR's Morning Edition.

This segment aired on January 16, 2017.

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Bob Oakes has been WBUR's Morning Edition anchor since 1992.


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