LISTEN: The Response - America's Story

May 3, 2017

The BBC/APM co-production, The Response - America's Story, shares listeners' unique stories about the lives they lead, and their hopes for the next four years. The four-part monthly series has offered Americans a chance to share their realities and reflections with the world, using the technology in their pockets.

The fourth and final episode was produced with 91.5 KBSX and explored the intersection between the personal and political. It features stories of contributors’ first 100 days of the new administration, and their place in society. 

In the episode, you'll hear unique, personal narratives submitted via smartphones from citizens across Idaho and the rest of the country.

Stories from right here in the Gem State include a Basque woman who has distanced herself from white, female friends who voted for Trump, a stay-at-home mom who used the election results as a reason to get politically active and many others who voice their frustrations and delights in the first 100 days of the new administration.

Political and historical context regarding Boise and Idaho in general was provided by KBSX's own Frankie Barnhill and Samantha Wright. Listen to their interviews woven into the final episode of The Response - America's Story.