PBS NewsHour

Journalist Sarah Smarsh on resisting divisive labels

Clip: 01/31/2019 | 3m 7s Video has closed captioning.

Sarah Smarsh is an author and a journalist whose environment as an adult diverges greatly from her childhood on a Kansas wheat farm. With exposure to extremely different regions and cultures within the U.S., Smarsh shares her humble opinion on why we should resist the temptation to reduce individuals with oversimplified labels based on where they live or how they vote.

Aired: 01/31/19

Rating: NR

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