Call-In Special: Hopes and Fears for the Next Four Years

Call-In Special: Hopes and Fears for the Next Four Years

By WNYC Studios

Notes from America

Monday, 14 November

In this election cycle, anxiety emerged as a dominant theme for voters across the political spectrum. 

This is where The United States of Anxiety began--documenting the experiences and perspectives which informed voters as they selected their candidate for President of the United States and caused them to grapple with the idea of their lives if the other side prevailed.

But following a campaign season built on divisiveness from both sides of the aisle and an election results split between the popular vote and the Electoral College, the anxiety that permeated the election has not dissipated with the determination of the 45th President.

The Takeaway's John Hockenberry fields the accounts of individuals preparing for a Trump Administration, and asks what hopes or fears they are carrying into the next four years.

Plus, what can the President-elect do--if anything--to assuage the concerns of Americans and live up to his campaign promise to 'make America great'?

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