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Sunday Discussion: After Michael – Swing State Florida

From the folks at the Bertelsmann Foundation, comes a series about Swing State Florida.  And this episode concentrates on the aftermath from Hurricane Michael.

In October 2018, the Category 5 storm destroyed 40,000 homes in the Florida Panhandle and caused billions of dollars of damage. “After Michael” tracks the region through its volatile first year following the devastation of Hurricane Michael.

Welcome to rural America: dirt roads, endless sunsets, and flags for college football teams. It’s also, by the residents’ telling, the forgotten America, where public services are spotty and where one can drive for hours between hospitals.

Yet the Florida panhandle can have a forceful political impact. So how will the area mobilize for the 2020 election?

Learn more at www.swingstateflorida.com

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