Trust, Faith & Trump

November 18, 2016

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Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump at a presidential forum in Aiken, S.C., Dec. 12, 2015. 
Credit: Christopher Aluka Berry

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In (?) We Trust

One of the taller tasks facing President-elect Donald Trump is to find ways to restore faith in an office, and in a government, that he helped degrade. But he didn't do it alone. American trust in government and other institutions has been sliding for years. Weighing in on why, and how to move forward, is Garry Wills, professor emeritus at Northwestern University, and author of many books and essays on faith, trust and politics.