Monday: Travels with Mike

In the fall of 1960, the writer John Steinbeck drove across the country with his poodle, Charley, and a question: "What are Americans like today?" Half a century later, "Travels with Mike" retraces Steinbeck’s steps to hear America’s story today and reflect on its history.

State of the Re:Union: Appalachia

This week, State of the Re:Union travels through Appalachia. We’ll learn about mountain-top-removal mining through the miners and communities of West Virginia. In Kentucky, we hear a local radio DJ who’s gone from bluegrass and blues to Blackalicious, with an unexpected key audience.