America From Scratch

What if there were no states?

05/21/2018 | 9m

States: they're a fact of American life we take largely for granted. But why do we need them at all? Some experts believe that chopping up our country in a different way would make a lot more sense. So, if we started over today, would we keep the somewhat wacky geography of our states intact, or would we move to perhaps a more logical system that throws state lines out the window?

Aired: 05/21/18

Rating: NR

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