WNYC Studios

The United States of Anxiety

The United States of Anxiety:  Culture Wars introduces you to people who have been battling to shape America’s political culture for decades. We profile culture warriors past and present who have influenced debates over race, religion, science, sexuality, gender and more. We connect those debates to real people, with real stakes in the outcome. We’re filling in the blanks — aiming to answer questions you didn’t even know you had — and we’re asking, “What are you willing to fight for?” 
WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, On the Media, Nancy, Death, Sex & Money, Snap Judgment, Here’s the Thing With Alec Baldwin and many others.
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The United States of Anxiety: Culture Wars introduces you to people who have been battling to shape America’s political culture for decades. We profile culture warriors past and present who have influenced debates over race, religion, science, sexuality, gender and more. We connect those debates to real people, with real stakes in the outcome. We’re filling in the blanks — aiming to answer questions you didn’t even know you had — and we’re asking, “What are you willing to fight for?” WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, On the Media, Nancy, Death, Sex & Money, Snap Judgment, Here’s the Thing With Alec Baldwin and many others. © WNYC Studios

Episodes: 52

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Welcome to 'The Stakes'

Duration: 30 min

Kirsten Gillibrand's Path to Power

Duration: 24 min

¡Sí Se Puede!

Duration: 26 min

What Does the Right Kind of Woman Sound Like?

Duration: 29 min

The Right Kind of Woman

Duration: 35 min

The Women of Texas's Secret Resistance

Duration: 22 min

Ida B. Wells

Duration: 27 min

Women in the Senate

Duration: Unknown

The Original Nasty Woman

Duration: 33 min

The 'Indoor Man' and His Playmates

Duration: 32 min