State Of The Union

In this US election year, 'State of the Union' tells the stories that define the American nation.

Drawn from the Pacific and the Atlantic coasts, the deep South and the mid-West heartland, each week a distinctive American broadcasting voice reflects on everyday America.

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In this US election year, State of the Union tells the stories that define the American nation. This week features New York Times correspondent Tim Egan. [Rpt of Fri, 8.50pm]

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In this US election year, State of the Union tells the stories that define the American nation. This edition features Frances Coleman in Mobile, Alabama. [Rpt of Fri, 8.50pm]

In this US election year, State of the Union tells the stories that define the American nation. This edition features Frances Coleman in Mobile, Alabama. [Rptd Sun 8.50am]

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In this US election year, State of the Union tells the stories that define the American nation. This edition features Charles Gusewelle in Kansas City. [Rptd Sun 8.50am]

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In this US election year, State of the Union tells the stories that define the American nation. This edition features Ray Suarez in Washington. [Rpt of Fri 8.50pm]

In this US election year, 'State of the Union' tells the stories that define the American nation. Drawn from the Pacific and the Atlantic coasts, the deep South and the mid-West heartland, each week a distinctive American broadcasting voice reflects on everyday America.

This week, Ray Suarez in Washington.

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In this US election year, State of the Union tells the stories that define the American nation. This edition features Paul Greenberg from Louisiana. [Rpt of Fri 8.50pm]

In this US election year, 'State of the Union' tells the stories that define the American nation. Drawn from the Pacific and the Atlantic coasts, the deep South and the mid-West heartland, each week a distinctive American broadcasting voice reflects on everyday America.

This week, Paul Greenberg is in Louisiana.

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This week, Paul Greenberg is in Louisiana.

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In this US election year, State of the Union tells the stories that define the American nation. Drawn from the Pacific and the Atlantic coasts, the deep South and the mid-West heartland, each week a distinctive American broadcasting voice reflects on everyday America.

This week, African American Betty DeRamus presents the view from Detroit.

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In this US election year, State of the Union tells the stories that define the American nation. Drawn from the Pacific and the Atlantic coasts, the deep South and the mid-West heartland, each week a distinctive American broadcasting voice reflects on everyday America.

This week, African American Betty DeRamus presents the view from Detroit.

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In this US election year, State of the Union tells the stories that define the American nation. Today, Robert Hodierne, senior managing editor of the Military Times. [Rpt of Fri 8.50pm]

In this US election year, State of the Union tells the stories that define the American nation. Today, Robert Hodierne, senior managing editor of the Military Times. [Rptd Sun 8.50am]

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In this US election year, State of the Union tells the stories that define the American nation. Drawn from the Pacific and the Atlantic coasts, the deep South and the mid-West heartland, each week a distinctive American broadcasting voice reflects on everyday America.

This week programme features New York Times correspondent Tim Egan.

In this US election year, State of the Union tells the stories that define the American nation. Drawn from the Pacific and the Atlantic coasts, the deep South and the mid-West heartland, each week a distinctive American broadcasting voice reflects on everyday America.

This week programme features New York Times correspondent Tim Egan.

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In this US election year, State of the Union tells the stories that define the American nation. Drawn from the Pacific and the Atlantic coasts, the deep South and the mid-West heartland, each week a distinctive American broadcasting voice reflects on everyday America.

This edition features Charles Gusewelle in Kansas City.

In this US election year, State of the Union tells the stories that define the American nation. Drawn from the Pacific and the Atlantic coasts, the deep South and the mid-West heartland, each week a distinctive American broadcasting voice reflects on everyday America.

This edition features Charles Gusewelle in Kansas City.

2004100120041003

In this US election year, State of the Union tells the stories that define the American nation.

Drawn from the Pacific and the Atlantic coasts, the deep South and the mid-West heartland, each week a distinctive American broadcasting voice reflects on everyday America.

This edition features Charles Gusewelle in Kansas City.

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In this US election year, State of the Union tells the stories that define the American nation. This week, Paul Greenberg from Louisiana. [Rpt of Fri 8.50pm]

In this US election year, State of the Union tells the stories that define the American nation.

This week, Paul Greenberg from Louisiana.

[Rpt of Fri 8.50pm]

Drawn from the Pacific and the Atlantic coasts, the deep South and the mid-West heartland, each week a distinctive American broadcasting voice reflects on everyday America.

This week, Ray Suarez in Washington.

In this US election year, State of the Union tells the stories that define the American nation. Drawn from the Pacific and the Atlantic coasts, the deep South and the mid-West heartland, each week a distinctive American broadcasting voice reflects on everyday America.

This week, Ray Suarez in Washington.

2004100820041010

In this US election year, State of the Union tells the stories that define the American nation.

Drawn from the Pacific and the Atlantic coasts, the deep South and the mid-West heartland, each week a distinctive American broadcasting voice reflects on everyday America.

This week, Ray Suarez in Washington.

This week, Paul Greenberg from Louisiana.

[Rpt of Fri 8.50pm]

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In this US election year, "State of the Union" tells the stories that define the American nation. Drawn from the Pacific and the Atlantic coasts, the deep South and the mid-West heartland, each week a distinctive American broadcasting voice reflects on everyday America.

This week, Paul Greenberg from Louisiana.

In this US election year, State of the Union tells the stories that define the American nation. This edition features Paul Greenberg from Louisiana.

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In this US election year, "State of the Union" tells the stories that define the American nation.

Drawn from the Pacific and the Atlantic coasts, the deep South and the mid-West heartland, each week a distinctive American broadcasting voice reflects on everyday America.

This week, Paul Greenberg from Louisiana.

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In this US election year, State of the Union tells the stories that define the American nation. This edition features Geoff Nunberg, professor at Stanford University in California. [Rpt of Fri 8.50pm]

In this US election year,we tell the stories that define the American nation. This edition features Geoff Nunberg, professor at Stanford University in California. [Rptd Sun 8.50am]

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In this US election year, State of the Union tells the stories that define the American nation. This week, Paul Greenberg from Little Rock, Arkansas. [Rpt of Fri 8.50pm]

In this US election year, State of the Union tells the stories that define the American nation. This week, Paul Greenberg from Little Rock, Arkansas. [Rptd Sun 8.50am]

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In this US election year, State of the Union tells the stories that define the American nation. This edition features New York Times correspondent Tim Egan. [Rpt of Fri 8.50pm]

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In this US election year, State of the Union tells the stories that define the American nation.

This edition features New York Times correspondent Tim Egan.

[Rpt of Fri 8.50pm]

Geoff Nunberg2004082720040829
Geoff Nunberg2004082720040829

This week, Geoff Nunberg, professor at Stanford University in California.

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Geoff Nunberg2004102220041024

This edition features Geoff Nunberg, professor at Stanford University in California.

Paul Greenberg2004102920041031

In this US election year, State of the Union tells the stories that define the American nation.

This week, Paul Greenberg from Little Rock, Arkansas.

[Rpt of Fri 8.50pm]

Ray Suarez2004081320040815

In this US election year, State of the Union tells the stories that define the American nation.

This edition features Ray Suarez in Washington

Tim Egan2004091720040919
Tim Egan2004091720040919

This week programme features New York Times correspondent Tim Egan.

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Tim Egan2004110520041107

In this US election year, State of the Union tells the stories that define the American nation.

This edition features New York Times correspondent Tim Egan.

01Betty Deramus2004070920040711
01Betty Deramus2004070920040711

In this US election year, 'State of the Union' tells the stories that define the American nation.

Drawn from the Pacific and the Atlantic coasts, the deep South and the mid-West heartland, each week a distinctive American broadcasting voice reflects on everyday America.This week, African American Betty DeRamus presents the view from Detroit.

This week, African American Betty DeRamus presents the view from Detroit.

01Betty Deramus2004090520040711
01Betty Deramus2004090520040711
02Robert Hodierne2004071620040718
02Robert Hodierne2004071620040718

Today, Robert Hodierne, senior managing editor of the Military Times.

This week Robert Hodierne, the senior managing editor for the Military Times.

02Robert Hodierne2004091020040912
02Robert Hodierne2004091020040912

Today, Robert Hodierne, senior managing editor of the Military Times.

03New York Times Correspondent Tim Egan2004072320040725
04Frances Coleman In Mobile, Alabama2004073020040801
04Frances Coleman In Mobile, Alabama2004073020040801

This edition features Frances Coleman in Mobile, Alabama.

In this US election year, State of the Union tells the stories that define the American nation.

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04Frances Coleman In Mobile, Alabama2004092420040926
05Charles Gusewelle2004080620040808

In this US election year, State of the Union tells the stories that define the American nation.

This edition features Charles Gusewelle in Kansas City.

[Rpt of Fri 8.50pm]

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Five prominent writers from five EU countries offer personal reflections on the idea of Europe at this critical moment in its history. Can Europe retain its unity in the face of economic adversity?

Today, writer and journalist Beppe Severgnini contemplates the view from Italy.

Producers: Justine Willett and Emma Harding

BEPPE SEVERGNINI has been writing for the Italian newspaper "Corriere della Sera" since 1995 and has just published "La pancia degli italiani. Berlusconi spiegato ai posteri" (Rizzoli 2010, Berlusconi Explained to Posterity and Friends Abroad). Since 1998 he has been moderating the online forum "Italians" (www.corriere.it/italians), the subject of his book "Italians. Il giro del mondo in 80 pizze" (Rizzoli 2008). He has written for "The Economist" (1993-2003) and for the New York Times Syndicate (2007-2009). In 2004, Beppe Severgnini was voted "European Journalist of the Year" in Brussels.

Italian journalist Beppe Severgnini contemplates the view from Italy.

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Italian journalist Beppe Severgnini contemplates the view from Italy.

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Five prominent writers from five EU countries offer personal reflections on the idea of Europe at this critical moment in its history. Can Europe retain its unity in the face of economic adversity?

Producers: Justine Willett and Emma Harding.

Five leading writers from five EU countries contemplate the idea of Europe in autumn 2011.

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Five leading writers from five EU countries contemplate the idea of Europe in autumn 2011.

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Five prominent writers from five EU countries offer personal reflections on the idea of Europe at this critical moment in its history. Can Europe retain its unity in the face of economic adversity?

Today political commentator and author Agnès Poirier contemplates the view from France.

Producers: Justine Willett and Emma Harding

Agnès C. Poirier is a political commentator and film critic for the British, American, Canadian, French and Italian press, and a regular contributor to the BBC, Sky News, and Al Jazeera. She is the author of Les Nouveaux Anglais (2005), Touché, A French woman's take on the English (2006), Le Modèle anglais, une illusion française (2007), Les Pintades à Londres (2008). She is currently writing her next book, a study on post-war French intellectuals.

Political commentator Agnes Poirier contemplates the view from France.

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Political commentator Agnes Poirier contemplates the view from France.

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Five writers from five EU countries offer personal reflections on the idea of Europe at this critical moment in its history. Can Europe retain its unity in the face of economic adversity?

Today, writer and journalist Fintan O'Toole contemplates the view from Ireland.

Producers: Justine Willett and Emma Harding

Fintan O'Toole is an assistant editor of, and a columnist with, The Irish Times. His work has appeared in many international newspapers and magazines, including The New Yorker, the New York Review of Books, Granta, The Guardian, the New York Times and the Washington Post. His books include 'Enough is Enough is Enough: How to Build a New Republic' (2010), 'Ship of Fools: How Stupidity and Corruption Sank the Celtic Tiger' (2009), 'The Irish Times Book of the 1916 Rising' (2006), and 'Shakespeare is Hard but so is Life' (2002).

Irish writer Fintan O'Toole contemplates the idea of Europe in Autumn 2011.

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Irish writer Fintan O'Toole contemplates the idea of Europe in Autumn 2011.

Five prominent thinkers from five EU countries offer personal reflections on the idea of Europe at this critical moment in its history.

Today, writer and journalist Fintan O'Toole contemplates the view from Ireland.

Producers: Justine Willett and Emma Harding

Fintan O'Toole is an assistant editor of, and a columnist with, The Irish Times. His work has appeared in many international newspapers and magazines, including The New Yorker, the New York Review of Books, Granta, The Guardian, the New York Times and the Washington Post. His books include 'Enough is Enough is Enough: How to Build a New Republic' (2010), 'Ship of Fools: How Stupidity and Corruption Sank the Celtic Tiger' (2009), 'The Irish Times Book of the 1916 Rising' (2006), and 'Shakespeare is Hard but so is Life' (2002).

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Five prominent thinkers from five EU countries offer personal reflections on the idea of Europe at this critical moment in its history.

Today, writer Ersi Sotiropoulos contemplates the view from Greece.

Producers: Justine Willett and Emma Harding

Ersi Sotiropoulos, who was born in Patra and now lives in Athens, is the author of ten works of fiction and a book of poetry. Her novel Zigzag through the Bitter Orange Trees (Peter Green's English translation of which was published in 2005 by Interlink Books) was the first novel ever to win both the Greek national prize for literature and Greece's preeminent book critics' award.

Greek novelist Ersi Sotiropoulos contemplates the idea of Europe in Autumn 2011.

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Greek novelist Ersi Sotiropoulos contemplates the idea of Europe in Autumn 2011.