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Book review: A sobering account of the separation and detention of migrant families

Separated: Inside an American Tragedy

‘Separated: Inside an American Tragedy’ by Jacob Soboroff, Custom House, 2020, 388 pages, $29.99

Jacob Soboroff’s “Separated: Inside an American Tragedy” pulls no punches. It is about what has been called “the defining moral crisis of the Trump years.”

The judges’ citation for the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism pretty much says it all: