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There’s no TV show more American than American Idol

American Idol’s season 16 revival premieres Sunday, Mar. 11. Katherine Meizel, author of "Idolized," joins us to talk about how the Idol phenomenon reached beyond reality TV to impact culture and U.S. politics.

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