Iconic America: Our Symbols and Stories with David Rubenstein “The Cowboy”

Wednesday, May 17 at 9 p.m.

Join David Rubenstein as he explores the rich history of America through its most iconic symbols, objects and places in “Iconic America: Our Symbols and Stories.” With the help of historical experts, community members and other thought leaders, Rubenstein takes viewers on a journey to discover the meaning behind each symbol and how it has evolved over time.

In this particular episode, Rubenstein delves into the enduring mythos of the cowboy, the quintessential American figure known for their independence, bravery and stoic nature. Through fascinating conversations and on-location explorations, this episode reveals how the cowboy archetype remains a powerful symbol in 21st century America.

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