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August 19, 2019: 'Black Mozart'; 90-Day Huawei Reprieve
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Here & Now's Lisa Mullins speaks with Bill Barclay, director of music at Shakespeare's Globe, about his musical exploration of the life of Chevalier de Saint-Georges, the biracial 18th-century virtuoso swordsman and musician known as the "Black Mozart." Also, the Trump administration is extending a license allowing the Chinese telecommunications company Huawei to buy goods from American companies. The Commerce Department blacklisted the company earlier this year because of national security concerns, but the license allows Huawei to continue doing business with some American companies.
Aug 19, 2019
August 19, 2019: Trump Downplays Recession Concerns; FBI Surveillance
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President Trump was asked Sunday about the possibility of the U.S. entering a recession, something that many experts see as likely. "I don't see a recession," he said. Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd speaks with NPR's Jim Zarroli. Also, Faiza Patel of the Brennan Center talks to Here & Now's Tonya Mosley about why the FBI has all the authority it needs to combat domestic terrorism, and why increased surveillance is not a substitute for gun control when it comes to preventing more mass shootings.
Aug 19, 2019
August 16, 2019: Rep. Tlaib Cancels Israel Trip; GE Whistleblower Impacts Shares
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Rep. Rashida Tlaib is cancelling her trip to Israel, after Israel said she is allowed to see her grandmother in the West Bank on a humanitarian visit. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with Neri Zilber, journalist, analyst and an adjunct fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Also, Harry Markopolos, a financial analyst who raised concerns over Bernie Madoff before his fraud was discovered, said GE is hiding major losses from investors. GE responded that Markopolos is trying to manipulate the market.
Aug 16, 2019
August 16, 2019: Rural Hospitals And 'Medicare For All'; Iceland's 'Dead' Glacier
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Hospital administrators from Texas to Maine say adopting a single-payer government health care program that covers all Americans would force more rural hospitals to close. Host Peter O'Dowd visited the hospital emergency department in a small Maine town to see how the debate Democrats are having over "Medicare for All" is resonating in rural America. Also, scientists, academics and world leaders will soon gather on a mountain in Iceland to memorialize the first major Icelandic glacier to disappear due to climate change. Researchers are installing a memorial plaque to ...
Aug 16, 2019
August 15, 2019: Stars Of 'This Is Us'; White Supremacy Addiction
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NBC drama "This Is Us" is among the contenders at next month's Emmy Awards, racking up nine nominations. The series tells the story of one American family through flashbacks and flash-forwards through different time periods. Host Robin Young speaks with two of the stars, Mandy Moore and Milo Ventimiglia. Also, Dr. Peter Simi says white supremacy can become an addiction. He's spent the last two decades studying white supremacy. He joins host Robin Young to discuss what is known about addiction to hate groups and how those trying to ...
Aug 15, 2019
August 15, 2019: Growing Fears Of Recession; Looking At Clinton's Impeachment
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Wall Street opened slightly higher Thursday morning, a day after the Dow plunged 800 points in one of the biggest ever one-day sell-offs on Wall Street. We discuss the growing fears of a global economic recession. Also, we look back at the last time the country impeached a president. Host Jeremy Hobson speaks with Peter Baker, chief White House correspondent for the New York Times. He's co-author of "Impeachment: An American History", with Tim Neftali, Jon Meacham and Jeff Engel.
Aug 15, 2019
August 14, 2019: Country Star Vince Gill; Running To Machu Picchu
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Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Grammy-winning country artist Vince Gill about his new album, "Okie." Also, American runner Tyler Andrews finished Peru's challenging 40-mile Salkantay Inca Trail to Machu Picchu in about six hours, a trek that takes most hikers four days. He joins us to discuss breaking the record for the fastest known time to complete the trail. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's August 14, 2019 full broadcast.
Aug 14, 2019
August 14, 2019: Lawsuit Against Epstein's Estate; Summer Salad Recipes
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On Wednesday, a woman who says Epstein sexually abused and raped her sued his estate and alleged co-conspirators. Ghislaine Maxwell, Epstein's longtime confidant, was the only named defendant in the case. Maxwell has denied procuring girls for Epstein. NPR's Sasha Ingber discusses the latest about the case with host Robin Young. Also, host Jeremy Hobson visits Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst's home in Maine to find out how to make salads with meat (or other protein) for light summer dinners.
Aug 14, 2019
August 13, 2019: Ben Stiller's 'Escape At Dannemora'; Austin Tice's Parents Speak Out
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The Showtime series "Escape at Dannemora" tells the story of two inmates who escaped from a prison in upstate New York in 2015. Director Ben Stiller talks about the series, which has been nominated for 12 Emmys. And, the parents of missing journalist Austin Tice have released an open letter urging everyone to push for their son's release. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's August 13, 2019 full broadcast.
Aug 13, 2019
August 13, 2019: Paris Lead Contamination; Havasupai Tribe In Grand Canyon
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An environmental group in France is suing the city of Paris for failing to properly warn and inform residents about the risk of lead contamination from the devastating fire in the Notre Dame Cathedral back in April. Robin Young speaks with Jacky Bonnemains, director of Robin des Bois, about the group's concerns. Also, host Jeremy Hobson talks to Ophelia Watahomigie-Corliss, a Havasupai Tribal Councilwoman, about the tribe, which lives below the rim of the Grand Canyon.
Aug 13, 2019
August 12, 2019: Hong Kong Airport Chaos; Charity Forgives Medical Debt
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More than 150 flights were cancelled at Hong Kong's international airport on Monday as thousands of protesters crammed into the terminal. We check in with NPR international correspondent Anthony Kuhn for the latest. And, nearly 80 million Americans carry medical debt, so two former collection agency executives started a charity to buy and forgive that debt. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's August 12, 2019 full broadcast.
Aug 12, 2019
August 12, 2019: Investigating Epstein's Death; History Of Poultry Industry
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Accused child molester and sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein's death will not end the legal probe into his actions and his associates. The spotlight has now shifted to the people who may have helped Epstein recruit young women, and also to others to whom he had personal and professional connections. Here & Now's Robin Young talks to Wall Street Journal reporter Nicole Hong. Also, we talk to cultural anthropologist Angela Stuesse about how poultry workers went from being mostly white women in the 1950s to Hispanic immigrants today.
Aug 12, 2019
August 9, 2019: Trump's Opportunity Zones; Democrats At Iowa State Fair
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The new tax law created Opportunity Zones to encourage investment in poor neighborhoods. Noah Buhayar of Bloomberg News reports they may ultimately do more to enrich developers and fuel gentrification than help the communities they were intended to. Also, the Iowa State Fair is a required stop for the Democratic presidential candidates who want to win over voters ahead of the Iowa caucus in February. We speak with NPR's Scott Detrow about Joe Biden's visit on Thursday and who else will be there this week.
Aug 09, 2019
August 9, 2019: Ex-White Supremacist On Recent Shootings; Uber Earnings Down
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Authorities are investigating two separate mass shootings in Gilroy, California, and El Paso, Texas, as possible acts of domestic terrorism. Host Tonya Mosley speaks with Christian Picciolini, founder of the Free Radicals Project and author of the forthcoming book, "Breaking Hate: Confronting the New Culture of Extremism," about why young white men join white supremacy groups. Also, Uber announced its largest quarterly loss ever. It's partly because of increasing global competition from regions such as Latin America.
Aug 09, 2019
August 8, 2019: Jay Inslee's Climate Change Plan; Bread From Ancient Yeast
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Washington Governor Jay Inslee is one of more than 20 Democrats vying for the chance to face President Trump in the general election next year. He has been focusing his campaign on climate change. Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Inslee about the recent mass shootings and his clean energy plan. Also, Seamus Blackley, the man who invented the Xbox, is also a self-described amateur Egyptologist and bread maker. This week, he baked a loaf of bread using what he believes is 4,500-year-old yeast from ancient Egyptian pottery.
Aug 08, 2019
August 8, 2019: Immigration Raids In Mississippi; Coping With PTSD
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Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba of Jackson, Mississippi, joins Here & Now's Robin Young to discuss the fallout from Wednesday's immigration raids around the city. Also, for many veterans, coming home from war is more difficult than what they experienced on the battlefield. The hardest step for some veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder is admitting they need help. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with two veterans who have been on that journey.
Aug 08, 2019
August 7, 2019: El Paso Soccer Coach Reacts To Shooting; Airbus A380 Retirement
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On Saturday, Ben McGuire was raising money at Walmart in El Paso for a soccer team he helps coach when the mass shooting there happened. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with McGuire about the shooting. Also, Air France is the latest carrier to announce it will stop flying the Airbus A380. Airbus announced early this year that it would end production of the aircraft. We speak with Here & Now's transportation analyst Seth Kaplan.
Aug 07, 2019
August 7, 2019: Trump Visits El Paso, Dayton; Fatal California Cliff Collapse
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Trump is visiting families and survivors in El Paso and Dayton Wednesday. Meanwhile, disturbing new details are emerging about the 24-year-old Dayton shooter. Friends and acquaintances describe the shooter as having a decade-long obsession with violence, guns, and death. Dayton Daily News reporter Will Garbe speaks with us. Also, three people were killed on a beach in Encinitas, California, this month. A slab of sandstone broke free from a cliff and crushed them. The state has long dealt with beach erosion and coastal landslides, but climate change could make ...
Aug 07, 2019
August 6, 2019: The Argument Against Retirement; Remembering Toni Morrison
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Neil Pasricha, author of "The Happiness Equation," explains why he thinks retirement isn't such a great concept. And, Toni Morrison has died at 88. Jeremy Hobson talks with NPR arts Correspondent Lynn Neary about the author's life and work. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's August 6, 2019 full broadcast.
Aug 07, 2019
August 6, 2019: What's Behind Honduran Migrant Exodus; Hottest Month Ever
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The Trump administration is hoping to reduce the number of asylum seekers at its borders by requiring that they seek asylum first in a third country, like Guatemala. Robin Young talks with investigative reporter and author about what's urging people to leave countries like Honduras. And, we look at new data revealing that July was the hottest month ever recorded. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's August 5, 2019 full broadcast.
Aug 07, 2019
August 5, 2019: Deadly Attack In Dayton; Florida Journalists Tackle Climate Change
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President Trump called for "strong background checks" after two mass shootings this weekend left at least 30 people dead in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. Jeremy Hobson gets the latest in the investigation in Dayton. And, Florida newsrooms are tackling climate change head-on. Robin Young talks with journalists there about their efforts. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's August 5, 2019 full broadcast.
Aug 05, 2019
August 5, 2019: The Latest From El Paso; Trump Campaign Parallels George Wallace
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The nation is grieving with two cities — Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas — after two mass shootings over the weekend. Robin Young gets the latest from El Paso. And, a historian breaks down the similarities and differences between President Trump's race-fueled campaign and that of Civil Rights era segregationist George Wallace. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's August 5, 2019 full broadcast. You can read and hear more at hereandnow.org, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.
Aug 05, 2019
August 2, 2019: Jobs Report Overshadowed By Tariffs; Trump Rally
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The U.S. economy added 164,000 jobs in July, but that was overshadowed by President Trump's announcement that he would be placing new tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods. And, President Trump held a rally in front of a huge crowd of supporters in Cincinnati on Thursday night. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson was there and gives his impression of the event. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's August 2, 2019 full broadcast.
Aug 02, 2019
August 2, 2019: Trump Voters In Cincinnati; Tom Steyer
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While Democrats are debating who will lead their party in 2020, President Trump's re-election campaign is already underway. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson spoke with Trump supporters at the president's rally in Cincinnati Thursday night. And, California billionaire Tom Steyer talks with Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd about his vision for the country and his campaign for the Democratic nomination. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's August 2, 2019 full broadcast.
Aug 02, 2019
August 1, 2019: Cincinnati Voters On Democratic Debate; The Spitfire Flies Again
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Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson discusses the second Democratic candidates debate with a group of Democratic voters from Cincinnati. Also, two British pilots are determined to fly a newly restored original Spitfire warplane around the globe in a world first. We speak with one the pilots, Steve Brooks. And, Congress is considering whether to provide more benefits for service members and veterans whose war injuries left them infertile. Texas Public Radio's Carson Frame reports.
Aug 01, 2019
July 31, 2019: Democratic Debate; Utah School Diabetes Lawsuit
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Democratic strategist Jamal Simmons and Republican strategist Matt Mackowiak discuss the Democratic presidential candidates' debate last night and President Trump's re-election chances. Also, a family in Utah is suing their son's school district after it wouldn't allow him to return to class over his diabetes treatment plan. And, KCRW DJ Jason Kramer shares some of his favorite music right now, including a track by Billie Eilish's brother, Finneas. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's July 31, 2019 full broadcast.
Jul 31, 2019
July 31, 2019: Arctic Heatwave Causes Major Ice Melt; Summer Pizza Recipes
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Greenland is in the midst of a heatwave and scientists expect the island to experience it's second largest ice melt since 1950. We speak with Professor Jason Box, an ice climatologist at the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland in Copenhagen. And, Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst says pizza can be the perfect summer meal. She makes three varieties — white clam pizza, spinach and ricotta pizza, and tomato, mozzarella, anchovy and arugula pizza — for host Jeremy Hobson at her home in Maine.
Jul 31, 2019
July 30, 2019: Georgia's New Voting System; Syrian Humanitarian Crisis
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Georgia has awarded a contract with a new vendor to replace its electronic voting machines with a system that prints out paper ballots. Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd talks with Stephen Fowler of Georgia Public Broadcasting about how this could impact upcoming elections. Also, Boston Globe film critic Ty Burr joins Here & Now to give his recommendations on movies to watch on the streaming services. And, the latest Syrian military offensive has claimed the lives of hundreds of civilians in the last three months, according to the United Nations.
Jul 30, 2019
July 30, 2019: Democratic Debate Preview; Loon Protection In New Hampshire
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Democratic presidential hopefuls are gearing up for the second round of debates. Host Peter O'Dowd talks with Michigan Radio's Zoe Clark on what they will have to do in Detroit to stand out to voters. Also, lead poisoning deaths of several loons in New Hampshire this summer have prompted the state to offer a buy-back program, encouraging anglers to trade in illegal lead tackle — sinkers and jigs weighing less than an ounce — which kill loons who ingest them on fresh water lakes. Robin Young talks to Harry Vogel, executive ...
Jul 30, 2019
July 29, 2019: Ben Folds Memoir; Can You Swim After Eating?
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Host Robin Young speaks with singer-songwriter Ben Folds about his new memoir, "A Dream About Lightning Bugs: A Life of Music and Cheap Lessons." The singer reflects on being a wise songwriter, but unwise in everything else. Also, Las Vegas has been attracting swarms of grasshoppers. The insects are invading the city and creating a nuisance for visitors and locals. And, we all know the warning: wait an hour after eating before going swimming, or else you might drown. Turns out, it's a myth.
Jul 29, 2019
July 29, 2019: LED Lighting; Pre-Roe v. Wade Abortions
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President Trump has nominated Rep. John Ratcliffe to replace Dan Coats as director of national intelligence. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Jane Harman of the Wilson Center about what to expect from Ratcliffe. Also, we stop to take stock of the lighting industry as LED lighting use has soared over the past decade. And, Here & Now's Robin Young talks with Laura Kaplan, who used to be part of a group that provided abortions before they were legalized by the Supreme Court in the 1970s.
Jul 29, 2019
July 26, 2019: Marines Arrested; Climate Activist Greta Thunberg
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An investigation into Marines accused of helping smuggle migrants into the United States led to the arrest Thursday of 16 Marines at California's Camp Pendleton. Also, 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg joins Here & Now's Femi Oke from a protest in Stockholm. And, NPR national security editor Phil Ewing joins us to discuss the Senate Intelligence Committee report on election interference. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's July 26, 2019 full broadcast.
Jul 29, 2019
July 26, 2019: Juul Vaping Hearings; Homeless World Cup
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Juul CEO James Monsees was questioned by the House Oversight Committee on Thursday about the company's role in the teen vaping epidemic. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks to two activists who are campaigning against the industry. Also, lawmakers in New York City are pushing back against cashless businesses, saying that refusing to accept cash discriminates against low-income residents. And, the 16th annual Homeless World Cup is set to kick off in Cardiff, Wales. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's July 26, 2019 full broadcast.
Jul 26, 2019
July 25, 2019: Mueller Testimony; 'American Carnage'
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Historian Julian Zelizer joins Here & Now's Robin Young to discuss what's next after former special counsel Robert Mueller appeared before Congress this week. And, author Tim Alberta talks with host Jeremy Hobson about his new book, "American Carnage: On the Front Lines of the Republican Civil War and the Rise of President Trump." That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's July 25, 2019 full broadcast.
Jul 25, 2019
July 24, 2019: Robert Mueller Testifies; Nevada Genetics Study
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Former special counsel Robert Mueller is testifying before Congress on Wednesday about his investigation into the Trump campaign and Russian interference in the 2016 election. We get the latest from NPR's Ryan Lucas. And, researchers in Nevada are collecting personal genetic information in the largest health study of its kind. Noah Glick of member station KUNR reports. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's July 24, 2019 full broadcast.
Jul 24, 2019
July 24, 2019: Mueller Testifies; Composer Andre Previn's Last Work
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Former special counsel Robert Mueller is testifying before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees on Wednesday. House members asked for Mueller to confirm details from his two-volume report, but Democrats and Republicans took very different approaches in their questioning. We get the latest. Also, Oscar-winning composer Andre Previn's last piece featured a dream team of collaborators, including playwright Tom Stoppard and soprano Renee Fleming. But the commission was unfinished when Previn died earlier this year. WBUR's Andrea Shea looks at how Previn's last composition made it from the page ...
Jul 24, 2019
July 23, 2019: Work From Home Benefits; Gambia's #MeToo Movement
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Commuters in large metro areas spend at least 30 minutes on average getting to work every day, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey. One way to reduce traffic and the number of hours workers spend commuting is to have more people work from home more often. Host Jeremy Hobson talks with Scott Mautz, a former executive at Procter & Gamble who writes about business. Also, Fatou "Toufah" Jallow, who won Gambia's top beauty pageant when she was 18 years old, is one of several Gambia women who came ...
Jul 23, 2019
July 23, 2019: New Deportation Rule; Who Is Boris Johnson?
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The Trump administration is implementing a new rule to fast-track deportation of some people who are in the U.S. illegally. Univision news anchor Enrique Acevedo joins us to discuss the likely impacts of the change. Also, Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with the granddaughter of a survivor of the 1921 Tulsa race riots, which results in the deaths of hundreds of African Americans. And, New York Times reporter Sarah Lyall gives us some background on Britain's new prime minister: Boris Johnson.
Jul 23, 2019
July 22, 2019: Election Security In 2020; Prison Inmate Gerrymandering
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Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats has appointed Shelby Pierson as the country's first election threats executive. State election chiefs are also reviewing the safety of their election systems ahead of 2020, and some are calling for more money to strengthen their defenses. We speak with New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver. Also, advocates are trying to end a type of gerrymandering, called "prison gerrymandering," where prisoners are counted as living at the prison instead of their home addresses. The result is an inflated constituent count in prison ...
Jul 22, 2019
July 22, 2019: Heat Wave Strains Power Grid; 'Dear Evan Hansen' Actors
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The heat wave that gripped much of the U.S. put a strain on the power grid with hundreds of thousands in New York and Michigan losing power. We look at the reliability of the power grid with Julie McNamara of the Union of Concerned Scientists. Also, Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Ben Levi Ross and Jessica Phillips, who star in the national tour of the Tony-winning musical, "Dear Evan Hansen." And, researchers at the University of Michigan found that patients are being prescribed opioids for ankle sprains.
Jul 22, 2019
July 19, 2019: Heat Wave; Robert Arellano's 'On Time'
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A heat wave is set to blanket much of the U.S. from the Midwest to the Northeast this week. Mark Elliot, a meteorologist with The Weather Channel, joins us to discuss what to expect. And, Austin-based musician Robert Arellano joins Here & Now's Eric Westervelt to discuss his new EP, "On Time." That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's July 19, 2019 full broadcast.
Jul 19, 2019
July 19, 2019: 'Lion King' Stars JD McCrary And Shahadi Wright Joseph; Apollo 11 Challenges
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We meet JD McCrary and Shahadi Wright Joseph, who voice the young Simba and the young Nala in the new Disney remake of "The Lion King." Also, 50 years ago this month, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin made history by becoming the first humans to walk on the moon. It was such a triumph that it's easy to forget just how difficult and dangerous the Apollo 11 mission really was. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's July 19, 2019 full broadcast.
Jul 19, 2019
July 18, 2019: 2020 Candidate Rep. Seth Moulton; Dry-Eye Drug Shortages Persist
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We continue our series of conversations with 2020 presidential candidates by speaking with Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.), a former Marine who's focusing his campaign on veterans issues, foreign policy and voting rights. Also, earlier this year, Here & Now reported on a nationwide shortage of drops and gels that relieve a condition called dry eye. We follow up for the latest on the situation and how sufferers are coping. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's July 18, 2019 full broadcast.
Jul 18, 2019
July 18, 2019: Alaska Police Shortage; David Crosby Documentary 'Remember My Name'
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An investigation by The Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica found that 1 in 3 villages in Alaska don't have any police officers. Some communities are resorting to hiring officers with criminal records. Also, musician David Crosby and producer Cameron Crowe join Here & Now's Eric Westervelt to discuss the new documentary, "David Crosby: Remember My Name." And, the Eric Garner and Jeffrey Epstein cases are posing questions about inequalities inside the criminal justice system. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's July 18, 2019 full broadcast.
Jul 18, 2019
July 17, 2019: Trump's Racist Tweets; Medical Myths
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Republican strategist Alice Stewart and Democratic strategist Bill Press join Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson and Robin Young to discuss the political fallout from President Trump's racist tweets targeting Democratic congresswomen. And, when it comes to health, medical myths abound, but most of them aren't true. New York Times medical reporter Gina Kolata wrote about this and joins us to discuss. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's July 17, 2019 full broadcast.
Jul 17, 2019
July 17, 2019: 2020 Candidate Sen. Cory Booker; New Research Into Origins Of HIV
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New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker talks with Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson about his campaign to be the Democratic presidential candidate. Also, scientists at the University of Arizona say they've discovered the oldest instance so far of the genetic code for HIV. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's July 17, 2019 full broadcast.
Jul 17, 2019
July 16, 2019: Update On Epstein; Valerie Jarrett On Trump's White House
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A judge is expected to rule Thursday on whether to grant bail to financier Jeffrey Epstein while he awaits trial on sex trafficking and conspiracy charges. He is accused of abusing dozens of girls. Renae Merle of the Washington Post has the latest on the scandal. Also, Valerie Jarrett, former senior adviser to then-President Obama, spoke to host Robin Young about her time in the White House and her opinion on the current administration and President Trump.
Jul 16, 2019
July 16, 2019: Resolution On Trump's Racist Tweets; Drug-Resistant Urinary Tract Infections
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NPR's Domenico Montanaro joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson to discuss the latest on President Trump's racist tweets about four female freshmen Democrats of color. Also, urinary tract infections, or UTIs, are among women's most common health complaints. But as bacteria become increasingly resistant to antibiotics, many of the frontline drugs for treating the infections are ineffective. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's July 16, 2019 full broadcast.
Jul 16, 2019
July 15, 2019: Remembering Sadie Roberts-Joseph; Tasty Meatless Burgers For Summer
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A beloved community activist and founder of Baton Rouge's African American history museum, Sadie Roberts-Joseph, was found dead in the truck of a car on Friday. As news of her death spread, Louisiana state Rep. C. Denise Marcelle paid tribute to the 75-year-old civil rights leader on her Facebook page. Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Marcelle about Roberts-Joseph's legacy. Also, imitation meat is popping up all over. Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst gives us three meatless burger recipes that are perfect for summer grilling.
Jul 15, 2019
July 15, 2019: Trump Tweets Target Democratic Women Of Color; Historic Wimbledon Final
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This morning on Fox News, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) urged President Trump to "aim higher" in criticizing four Democratic congresswomen of color, after Trump tweeted Monday they should "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came." Also, it took nearly five hours for Novak Djokovic to defeat Roger Federer in the Wimbledon men's final Sunday — the longest final in history and the first to end in a fifth-set tiebreaker. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's July 15, 2019 full ...
Jul 15, 2019