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July 4, 2021 |On GPS: A Fourth of July Special; Fareed looks at the state of America on its 245th birthday, from politics, democracy, and economics, to race relations and culture.

As the United States celebrates the fourth of July, Fareed brings on an array of experts to examine the state of the country right now. To discuss how history will view this moment in American political life Fareed hosts a panel discussion with two Pulitzer-prize winning historians, Doris Kearns Goodwin and Jon Meacham. Then, after a turbulent year for race relations in America, Annette Gordon-Reed, Pulitzer-prize winning historian and Harvard professor, tells Fareed about the successes and shortcomings of the movement for racial justice in America. Plus, what’s next for the American economy after a period of intense changes? Ruchir Sharma, chief global strategist at Morgan Stanley Investment Management, explains why, economically, America is the come-back nation of the past decade. And lastly, from social media to streaming services, Pulitzer-prize winning historian and Harvard professor, Louis Menand, looks at the boom of cultural products that are being made and consumed in America today. 

GUESTS: Doris Kearns Goodwin, Jon Meacham, Annette Gordon-Reed, Ruchir Sharma, Louis Menand

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