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Caitriona Perry for In America

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Part of Kramers State of the Union Series


As the Washington correspondent for Ireland's public broadcaster, RTÉ, CAITRIONA PERRY has earned a reputation as a reliable source of truth. In her first book, she goes beyond the news reports and delves into the American heartland where she witnessed the rise of Trump at first-hand. Bringing to the table the voices of those who voted for Trump, Perry reveals just what is really happening in America right now. You know why people didn’t vote for Donald Trump; now find out why some people did.

Perry is an award-winning Irish journalist. She’s worked as a broadcast news correspondent since 2000 and is currently RTÉ’s Washington correspondent. She has won awards for her television and radio reportage. One of the first journalists to suggest that Trump could actually win, Caitríona Perry’s account of America right now is the definitive one, told from the unique perspective of an outsider looking in at the American political system.