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Trump's First Year: Calls For Uniting A Divided Country11:34
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We should not idle while states arrest reporters and turn harmless demonstrators into outlaws, writes Susan E. Reed. Pictured: President Donald Trump waves in front of an American flag after speaking during a rally Monday, March 20, 2017, in Louisville, Ky. (John Minchillo/AP)
We should not idle while states arrest reporters and turn harmless demonstrators into outlaws, writes Susan E. Reed. Pictured: President Donald Trump waves in front of an American flag after speaking during a rally Monday, March 20, 2017, in Louisville, Ky. (John Minchillo/AP)
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In his first State of the Union address, President Trump called for unity on Capitol Hill and among the American people. But a majority of Americans polled by NPR/PBS said Trump has done more to divide Americans than to bring them together.

This is part of our series on Trump's first year, looking at foreign policythe judiciaryenergy and the environment, American culture and the economy.

Guest

Tricia Rose, professor and director of Brown University’s Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America. She tweets @proftriciarose.

This segment aired on January 31, 2018.

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