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Shadia Kanaan says the question “where are you from?” now has a different tone than it did when she first came to the United States from the West Bank.

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On WestSouthwest, a Western Michigan University History Professor discusses her book on women in ancient Rome. And some suggestions on Great Lakes policy for President-Elect Donald Trump.

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Great Lakes Echo Commentator Gary Wilson says this year’s election should have taught everyone the hazards of making predictions. So instead of forecasting how President-elect Donald Trump will address the Great Lakes, Wilson has some suggestions.

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Western Michigan University History Professor Anise Strong says she wrote her new book on Roman history to “get beyond this idea that there are these rigid categories of good and bad women.”

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Our Thanksgiving edition of WestSouthwest is a rebroadcast from earlier this month. We talk with author, actor and Marine veteran Benjamin Busch.

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