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Toward a More Perfect Union

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22 minutes
Source: Out of print

Toward A More Perfect Union is a discussion-starter film based on material shot for and included in Talk to Me: Americans in Conversation. It looks at critical questions such as: Who are we? What is community? What ties us together? Writers, historians, and other citizens from communities around the country share their own experiences and reflect on what it means to be an American today.

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