Seneca, Nebraska

seneca-nebraska-1Back in 2014 the town of Seneca, Nebraska was deeply divided. How divided? They were so fed up with each other that some citizens began circulating a petition that proposed a radical solution. If a majority wanted to they’d self-destruct, end the town and wipe their community off the map.
Producer Simon Adler goes to Seneca to knock on doors and sit down with residents for a series of kitchen table conversations. What happened in this tiny town and what its fracture says about America?
Produced and Reported by Simon Adler.

Radiolab | 12th October 2016