America means many things to many people. Our nation is an amalgam of ideas from myriad perspectives that often get drowned out in a sea of ideology and noise. This week, Zocalo Public Square, along with the Smithsonian, is asking what it means to be American, with essays and exhibits ranging from the patriotic to paternalistic. KCRW's Steve Chiotakis spoke with Joe Mathews, California Columnist for Zocalo.
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