Who’s alienated in America?

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A man holds a sign during a march by members of Border Network for Human Rights to protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's proposed wall, in El Paso, Texas, U.S. January 26, 2019. Photo credit: Jose Luis Gonzalez/Reuters

Bernie Sanders joins the list of contenders for the Democratic nomination in 2020. What impact will he have on the field, and does he make President Trump nervous? And will 2020 be even more of a breakthrough year for women presidential candidates? It already is in many way — Linda Hirshman joins the panel to explain the obstacles facing women candidates in media coverage.

Then: who’s alienated in America? And for whom do the alienated vote? Right panelist
Tim Carney discusses his new book Alienated America: Why Some Places Thrive While Others Collapse — what keeps people connected to their communities and political values, and whether President Trump’s core supporters have been mislabeled as racist when they’re really alienated. Keli Goff interviews pioneering journalist Dorothy Butler Gilliam, the first African American woman columnist at the Washington Post about covering integration in the South as a black reporter and diversity in the media.