PBS NewsHour

How Americans view their country and identity

The Declaration of Independence's words are timeless, "we hold these truths to be self-evident." But in this time of stark divisions, is it self-evident what it means to be American? Ahead of the Fourth of July holiday, we reached out to Americans, some we met on the National Mall in Washington D.C., others who spoke from their homes, to talk about how we see ourselves.

Episode 187

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