Posted: November 20, 2016 Filed under: Art & Culture, Education, History, Mediasphere, Reading Room | Tags: Appalachia, Appalachian Mountains, Barack Obama, Bible Belt, Books, Charles Murray (political scientist), Christianity, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of Family and Culture in Crisis, J.D. Vance, United States, video, WSJ
Can someone from Appalachia become upwardly mobile? Is it a disadvantage to have a southern accent in American society? Charles Murray, the W.H. Brady Scholar at AEI, interviews author J.D. Vance about his experiences in leaving his “hillbilly” roots behind.