“Rural Rebellion" by Ross Benes

Air Date: 05/20/2021

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Brainard, Nebraska native Ross Benes, found himself explaining to his New York City friends what the people of rural American were really like. His thoughts and experiences bridging rural and urban America led to his new book, “Rural Rebellion: How Nebraska Became a Republican Stronghold”. On this week’s “All About Books” he talks about growing up in Nebraska as it moved to the right politically and why that happened.



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