Much of the election and post-election season has been spent trying to understand the struggles of the white working class, which turned out in force for President elect Donald Trump. New York Times bestselling author J.D. Vance lived it, growing up in Middletown, OH, in the heart of the Rust Belt. His recent memoir, Hillbilly Elegy, details his upbringing in poverty and the challenges that continued to follow him through the Marines, Yale Law School and beyond. Vance joins Soledad for a conversation on how he views the breakdown of society and how the divide between Americans has less to do with race than with education.

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