Matt is joined by Hillbilly Elegy author J.D. Vance to discuss Vance’s observations of Appalachia. A Middletown, Oh. native, Vance’s time in Eastern Kentucky primarily occurred during summers with his grandparents in Breathitt County. After serving as a Marine and attending Yale Law School, hear his sociological analysis in this discussion with Matt, that includes:
— The hardest part for Vance when he went to Yale.
— The similarities and differences in their upbringings.
— How disenfranchisement led to the rise of Donald Trump.
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