New series. Miriam Margolyes embarks on an epic road trip through the heartlands of Middle America to learn more about the people who are reshaping the nation. She begins her journey in Chicago and tries to find out if the American Dream still exists, meeting ex-Playboy bunny Candace Jordan, who persuades the resolutely scruffy Miriam to have a beauty salon makeover and wardrobe revamp before heading to a glittering social event.