No one in their right mind would ever think the Soviet Union would suddenly break down into its component parts. Then it did. Clearly America is more divided now than since the 1861 war against Southern independence. Many would argue we are not now and never have been truly one nation. Since the ascendance of Donald Trump to the presidency, talk of separatism and secession, CalExit for example, has increased in volume quite quickly. On this fascinating discussion, author, legal commentator, and law school professor Lis Wiehl talks about her research in writing her new book: The Separatists.