The level of anger thrumming through America like a persistent headache has left most people pondering what has happened to our country. If you doubt the constancy of the rage and the news charting it, consider what happens when stuck at a meeting or on a plane without WiFi. The moment you can reconnect, the immediate instinct is to scroll through headlines and then react -- yet those responses often reverberate in echo chambers. With journalists all too often pinging from one story to the next, barely able to hit on the facts, it’s increasingly difficult to make sense of what is going on. How does it all fit together? Why is this happening? How did this come to be America today? Although journalists have traditionally taken a step back to try to figure out why events happen, on the National Geographic series America Inside Out with Katie CouricWednesdays, the former Today co-host and CBS News anchor instead takes a step forward.
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