Manhood in Rural America, Season 1

What does it mean to be a man in modern rural America? How has that changed over the past 50 years? Does it matter? Why? As Lac qui Parle County native Robert Bly noted in his 1992 bestseller, "Iron John," there is no such thing as the "American man" — no set of characteristics that remains constant over decades.

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Manhood in Rural America: Influences

When you were growing up, was there a man in your life who you wanted to be like?

Manhood in Rural America: Influences

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Manhood in Rural America: Unmanliness

Is there anything about yourself that some people might consider "unmanly"?

Manhood in Rural America: Unmanliness

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Manhood in Rural America: The Role of Men

What do you think is the role of men in family and community life?

Manhood in Rural America: The Role of Men

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Manhood in Rural America: Talk

Is there anything you don't talk to your male friends about?

Manhood in Rural America: Talk