Jill Lepore Tells America's Story in 'These Truths'

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John Trumbull's painting, "The Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776."

In her new book, "These Truths," New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore pens a comprehensive history of the United States, exploring the origin and realization of so-called American ideals. Lepore joins Forum to discuss how America's history, full of demagogues and technological disruptions, can help shape and inform our understanding of the present.

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Jill Lepore, professor of American History, Harvard University; staff writer, The New Yorker; author, "These Truths: A History of the United States"

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