‘Hillbilly Elegy’: J.D. Vance Talks with Chris Buskirk About the Movie, the Reality, and America’s Future

“Hillbilly Elegy,” the Ron Howard directed biopic based on J.D. Vance’s best-selling memoir is out in theaters and on Netflix. Vance talks with Chris Buskirk about what he learned about family, friendship, loyalty, and faith and how that informs his view of building a better America. Watch or listen below.

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About Chris Buskirk

Chris is publisher and editor of American Greatness and the host of The Chris Buskirk Show. He was a Publius Fellow at the Claremont Institute and received a fellowship from the Earhart Foundation. Chris is a serial entrepreneur who has built and sold businesses in financial services and digital marketing. He is a frequent guest on NPR's "Morning Edition." His writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, The Hill, and elsewhere. Follow him on Twitter at @TheChrisBuskirk