America Today: Burkean Nation? By Robert Heineman

Is it possible in America to speak of nationhood and expect patriotic allegiance to what passes for a nation within the boundaries of the United States?  Drawing on Burke is there a way of postulating the interaction of values and behavior other than that dominating current public policy scholarship that posits an accurate reflection of contemporary America? Alfred University professor emeritus Robert Heineman analyzes these questions in this 2015 address.