Jul 23, 2018
According to the Pew Research Center, the United States is
undergoing some major changes. Not only is the country growing in
numbers, it is also becoming more diverse, both ethnically and
racially. In addition, we are also becoming older. And a new
analysis by the Center says these trends are playing out
differently across community types … urban, suburban, and rural. On
this week’s Perspective program a look at not only the trends, but
also what they may portend for our country.
Guests: Kim Parker, the director of social trends research at
the Pew Research Center, and Juliana Horowitz, the associate
director of social trends research at the Pew Research
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