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May 24, 2019: CEO Reduces Waste In Fashion; 8th Grader Alleviates School Lunch Debt
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Stephanie Benedetto, CEO and co-founder of Queen of Raw, aims to reduce waste in the fashion industry using blockchain technology. Also, one eighth grader in Austin, Texas crowdfunded more than $10,000 to pay off his school district's lunch debt — a problem many schools deal with across the country. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's May 24, 2019 full broadcast.
May 24, 2019
May 24, 2019: 5 Songs Mix Genres And Languages; Self-Driving Mail Trucks Hit The Road
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KCRW DJ Raul Campos shares some of his favorite new releases that mix genres and languages with Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson. Also, the USPS launched a self-driving truck program to move mail over a 1,000-mile route between Dallas and Phoenix. The program comes as the industry faces a growing truck driver shortage. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's May 24, 2019 full broadcast.
May 24, 2019
May 23, 2019: 'American Taliban' Released; Fake Service Dogs
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The man known as the "American Taliban" was released from prison on Thursday after 17 years. Seamus Hughes, deputy director of the Program on Extremism at George Washington University, joins Here & Now's Robin Young to discuss. A look at the widespread problem of businesses trying to pass off untrained dogs as service animals. And, NPR's Frank Langfitt joins us from London to discuss the big day in British politics as the U.K. votes in the European Parliament elections.
May 24, 2019
May 23, 2019: Missouri Tornadoes Kill At Least 3 People; José Andrés On 'Vegetables Unleashed'
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Violent tornadoes in Missouri killed at least three people and caused widespread damage Wednesday night into Thursday. Police are going door-to-door to check on people in the hard-hit state capital, Jefferson City. Also, famed chef and philanthropist José Andrés has published his first cookbook in ten years "Vegetables Unleashed." And Georgia's new restrictive abortion bill signed in May has started to create a backlash from many within the film industry.
May 23, 2019
May 22, 2019: Tornadoes And Rain Devastate Midwest; 'Blackbird' Sung By Student In Mi'kmaq
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Sixteen-year old high school student Emma Stevens sung a beautiful version of The Beatles' "Blackbird" in her native Mi'kmaq, to raise awareness of indigenous languages and culture. Host Robin Young speaks to Stevens and Katani Julian, who translated the song, about the experience. Also, dozens of tornadoes and heavy rain have overwhelmed parts of the Midwest and the Great Plains. Host Peter O' Dowd speaks with Stephanie Abrams, meteorologist with The Weather Channel, about the impact and what's in store for Memorial Day weekend.
May 22, 2019
May 22, 2019: Democrats Debate Impeachment; Rosie Perez On 'In Living Color' 25th Anniversary
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi held a meeting with her Democratic caucus Wednesday to discuss the issue of impeachment. NPR congressional reporter Kelsey Snell gives us the latest. Also, host Peter O'Dowd speaks with Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan of Ohio about his 2020 presidential campaign. And, the sketch variety show "In Living Color" celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. Host Robin Young speaks with cast member Rosie Perez about how the show broke cultural barriers.
May 22, 2019
May 21, 2019: A Look Into Kentucky's Bourbon Industry; New Warning On Sea-Level Rise
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Abortion rights supporters are protesting against restrictive new abortion laws passed in a number of state. Leana Wen, president of Planned Parenthood, joins Here & Now's Robin Young to discuss. Host Jeremy Hobson visits two bourbon distilleries in Kentucky for a closer look at the industry. And a new study on sea-level rise finds the impact could be worse than previously predicted.
May 21, 2019
May 21, 2019: Adam Driver In Broadway's 'Burn This'; Kentucky Politics Discussion
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Host Robin Young talks to actor Adam Driver, who stars as Pale in the revival of Lanford Wilson's 1987 "Burn This" on Broadway. Also, host Jeremy Hobson is in Kentucky, talking to voters about Sen. Mitch McConnell and their primary on Tuesday. And, President Trump issued an executive order last week banning U.S. companies from using equipment and technology from anyone deemed a security threat, a move aimed at the Chinese telecommunications company Huawei. The administration has now given Huawei a 90-day reprieve.
May 21, 2019
May 20, 2019: In Prison For 13 Years, Man Exonerated After Defending Himself
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Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Hassan Bennett, who has been out of prison for two weeks after defending himself in a retrial of his 13-year-old case — and winning. Also, as more than 1.8 million recent college grads begin jobs and paying off loans, we have some money advice for them. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's May 20, 2019 full broadcast.
May 20, 2019
May 20, 2019: Morehouse Grads' Debt Eliminated; Family Sticks To Zero-Waste Regimen
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After a billionaire Robert F. Smith surprised nearly 400 graduates of Morehouse College by announcing he would eliminate their student debt, we check in with one of those students. Also, about 10 years ago, Bea Johnson made a major life change: She slashed consumption of disposable products to create a zero-waste home. Now, her family's yearly trash can fit into a small jar. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's May 20, 2019 full broadcast.
May 20, 2019
May 17, 2019: Fall Enrollment Remains Open At Many Colleges; Trade War's Toll On Farmers
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There's a resource for high school graduates who missed college application deadlines: a list of more than 400 schools still accepting applications. Also, Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd speaks with Davie Stephens, a soy farmer and president of the American Soybean Association, about the trade war between the U.S. and China. He says it's causing an emotional strain for farmers. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's May 17, 2019 full broadcast.
May 17, 2019
May 17, 2019: Remembering I.M. Pei; The Bronx Gets A Bookstore To Call Its Own
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Chinese-American architect I.M. Pei, who designed the Louvre, died earlier this week at age 102. He added elegance to landscapes from the East to the West. Also while the Bronx is nearly as big as Manhattan, it had no general interest bookstore — until Noëlle Santos quit her job and opened The Lit. Bar last month. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's May 17, 2019 full broadcast.
May 17, 2019
May 16, 2019: U.S. Birth Rate Hits Record Low; Broadway Plays Looks At The Clintons In 2008
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that the U.S. birth rate reached its lowest in 32 years in 2018. Also, a new Broadway play — starring John Lithgow and Laurie Metcalf — takes an imaginative look at Hillary and Bill Clinton in New Hampshire before the 2008 primary. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's May 16, 2019 full broadcast.
May 16, 2019
May 15, 2019: FAA Faces Questions From Congress On 737 Max; Scientists Struggle For Green Workplaces
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The acting head of the Federal Aviation Authority faces questions Wednesday from a House committee about the agency's role in approving the Boeing 737 Max airplane. Here & Now's transportation analyst Seth Kaplan talks about the FAA's safety assessments of the aircraft. Also, 53-year-old Victor Vescoso from Texas has resurfaced from what he claims is the deepest ocean dive in human history. He talks to host Jeremy Hobson about what he found at the bottom.
May 15, 2019
May 15, 2019: Alabama Senate Passes Abortion Bill; San Francisco Bans Facial Recognition Technology
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As the country's most restrictive abortion bill goes to the Governor's desk in Alabama, NPR's Nina Totenberg and host Jeremy Hobson discuss the path this legislation could take to the Supreme Court. Also, San Francisco's board of supervisors voted to ban the use of facial recognition technology by city agencies and police. KQED's Rachael Myrow explains why. And, Birmingham, Al., was once the industrial hub for iron and steel, but is now a leader in attracting tech talent to the South.
May 15, 2019
May 14, 2019: Debate Over Breaking Up Tech Giants; Baby Boomers And 'The Theft Of A Decade'
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Break up Facebook — that's the main takeaway from a recent New York Times piece by Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes. But there's a lot more to unpack beyond splitting up the social media giant. Also, Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with author Joseph C. Sternberg about the new book "The Theft of a Decade: How the Baby Boomers Stole the Millennials' Economic Future." That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's May 14, 2019 full broadcast.
May 14, 2019
May 14, 2019: U.S. And Iran Tensions Build; Dinosaur Fossils Found In Austin, Texas
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Tensions have been ratcheting up between the U.S. and Iran. Last week, Iran's president threatened to walk away from some parts of the Iran nuclear deal — a deal that the U.S. has already left. Host Robin Young talks to James Stavridis, former Navy admiral and now operating executive at the Carlyle Group in Washington. Also, host Jeremy Hobson speaks with the British Ambassador to China, Dame Barbara Woodward, about increasing tensions between the U.S. and China over trade tariffs.
May 14, 2019
May 13, 2019: China Puts New Tariffs On $60 Billion Of U.S. Goods; 'Game Of Thrones' Recap
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President Trump raised tariffs on Chinese goods last week, and on Monday, the Chinese retaliated in kind. Here & Now's Robin Young gets the latest from NPR White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe. Also, scientists continue to be fascinated by squid, which are incredibly smart in more ways than you might think. We talk to Sarah McAnulty, a squid biologist and self-proclaimed "squid nerd," about all things cephalopods. And, HBO's "Game of Thrones" is speeding toward its series finale next Sunday.
May 13, 2019
May 13, 2019: China Retaliates With New U.S. Tariffs; 'The Uninhabitable Earth'
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China retaliated Monday morning with a new round of tariffs against the U.S. as the trade war between the two countries heats up. NPR's Jim Zarroli joins Here & Now's Robin Young to discuss the latest. Also, author David Wallace-Wells' new book, "The Uninhabitable Earth," looks at the catastrophic consequences global warming is already having on the planet. And, a man was arrested this weekend in the killing of a hiker along the Appalachian Trail. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's May 13, 2019 full broadcast.
May 13, 2019
May 10, 2019: U.S.-China Trade Talks Resume; 'The Simpsons' Celebrates 30th Anniversary
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Trade talks between Washington and Beijing resumed Friday after the U.S. increased tariffs from 10% to 25% on $200 billion in goods from China at midnight. Also, for the 30th anniversary of "The Simpsons" on Fox this year, NPR TV critic Eric Deggans speaks to key figures — including creator Matt Groening — about how a series of animated short bits that aired between sketches on "The Tracey Ullman Show" became the longest-running scripted series on U.S prime-time TV.
May 10, 2019
May 10, 2019: Former Defense Secretary Hagel On Iran; KCRW DJ Jeremy Sole's Music Picks
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Nuclear tensions between Iran and the U.S. continued to tighten this week, one year after President Trump withdrew the U.S. from the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, more commonly known as the Iran nuclear deal, which put restrictions on Iran's nuclear activities. We get perspective from former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. Also, KCRW DJ Jeremy Sole brings us a never-before-released Marvin Gaye song, and three other special picks, in this week's DJ Session. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's May 10, 2019 full broadcast.
May 10, 2019
May 9, 2019: Alabama Delays Abortion Bill; Roz Chast And Patricia Marx On Their Moms
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Alabama's state senate has delayed a vote on a bill that would be the strictest abortion ban in the country. If passed, the ban would criminalize the procedure for doctors, with certain exceptions. Also, New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast illustrates New Yorker writer Patricia Marx' mother's sayings in the new book, "Why Don't You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It?: A Mother's Suggestions." Host Robin Young speaks with the pair about the book and their mothers. And, high level trade talks between the U.S. and China ...
May 09, 2019
May 9, 2019: Battle Over Mueller Report; What Are Students Taught To Do When A Shooter Opens Fire?
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A battle is on between the White House and House Democrats over the release of the unredacted Mueller report. We get the latest from NPR congressional reporter Kelsey Snell. Also, in the past week, two students — one in college and the other a high schooler — lost their lives when they tackled active shooters on their campuses. But what motivated these two young men to take such action? And are kids being taught to fight back when there is an active shooter?
May 09, 2019
May 8, 2019: Trump Asserts Executive Privilege; Uber, Lyft Drivers Strike
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The House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General Barr in contempt of Congress. The move came after Barr failed to provide the unredacted version of the Mueller report. The White House has said that they'll invoke executive privilege to prevent Congress from seeing other documents related to the Mueller investigation. Also, Iran's president said Tehran will stop complying with portions of the nuclear deal the U.S. pulled out of a year ago. And, drivers for Uber, Lyft and other app-based ride services are striking to demand higher wages ...
May 08, 2019
May 8, 2019: Colorado School Shooting; New Auschwitz Exhibit Opens
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One student is dead and eight others are injured after a school shooting at a STEM school in Colorado, just miles from Columbine High School. Also, "Auschwitz. Not Long Ago. Not Far Away." opens Wednesday at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York. The exhibit, produced in partnership with Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Poland, brings more than 700 artifacts to North America for the first time to tell the story of the Holocaust. And we talk to a marine biologist about basking sharks off the coast of California.
May 08, 2019
May 7, 2019: 2 Reuters Reporters In Myanmar Freed; Tim Blake Nelson On 'Socrates'
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Two Reuters journalists — who were imprisoned for breaking Myanmar's Official Secrets Act over reporting on security forces' abuses of Rohingya Muslims — were pardoned and released Tuesday. Also, we hear from writer and director Tim Blake Nelson on his new play "Socrates," which chronicles the centuries old tale of the famous Greek philosopher. And host Robin Young talks with Courtney Finlayson, a pediatric endocrinologist in Chicago, about what it means to be intersex.
May 07, 2019
May 7, 2019: Georgia's Abortion Bill; 2 USC Students On The College Admissions Scandal
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On Tuesday morning, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed into law one of the most restrictive abortion bills in the country. The bill bans abortions after a doctor hears a fetal heartbeat at around six weeks of pregnancy, which is before most women know they're pregnant. Also, we hear from two USC students on the recent college admissions scandal. And, chef Kathy Gunst joins host Robin Young to celebrate spring with a rhubarb cake, a strawberry-rhubarb crumble and a caramelized maple-rhubarb soda.
May 07, 2019
May 6, 2019: Week Ahead In Politics; Glenda Jackson And Ruth Wilson On 'King Lear'
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President Trump now says special counsel Robert Mueller should not testify before Congress. We speaks with NPR national political correspondent Mara Liasson about what's ahead this week in Washington, D.C. Also, Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Glenda Jackson and Ruth Wilson about their production of "King Lear." That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's May 6, 2019 full broadcast.
May 06, 2019
May 6, 2019: Watergate Lawyer On Subpoena Battles; Inside A New Dermatology App
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Michael Conway joins Here & Now's Robin Young to discuss his legal advice to the House Judiciary Committee in the 1970s during Watergate, and how it might inform Democrats on the committee. Also, May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. We learn about a new app that provides users with a first line of advice about whether any of their moles, rashes or skin conditions are dangerous. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's May 6, 2019 full broadcast.
May 06, 2019
May 3, 2019: Arkansas Governor Reacts To Barr News; 'Handmaid's Tale' Opera Debuts
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Attorney General William Barr lied to Congress when he said he wasn't aware of any concerns the special counsel had with his summary of the Mueller report. A letter surfaced this week contradicting that. How is all this playing outside the capitol? Also, an opera based on the Margaret Atwood novel has its East Coast premiere in Boston this weekend. Boston is also where Atwood, who studied at Harvard, set her novel. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's May 3, 2019 full broadcast.
May 03, 2019
May 3, 2019: Europe's High-Tech Trash Incinerators; Reviewing Barr's Testimony
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Burning trash has been linked to health problems in the U.S., which could be largely due to the old incinerator models in use. But in Europe, cleaner incinerators are coming online. We learn about one in Copenhagen. Also, we review the week in politics news, including Attorney General William Barr's defense of his handling of the Mueller report and Democrats' calls for Barr to be impeached. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's May 3, 2019 full broadcast.
May 03, 2019
May 2, 2019: JetBlue Expands Facial Recognition Technology; What's Next For Michael Cohen
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May 2, 2019: JetBlue Expands Facial Recognition Technology; What's Next For Michael Cohen
May 02, 2019
May 2, 2019: Barr Skips House Hearing; Notre Dame Cathedral Music Playlist
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Attorney General William Barr informed lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee he will not attend the hearing on special counsel Robert Mueller's report, escalating an already acrimonious battle between Democrats and the Justice Department. Also, host Peter O'Dowd talks with Wichita Symphony double bassist and music professor Mark Foley about what's on his playlist of music about Notre Dame. And, the global measles outbreak is raising a lot of questions in the U.S. about which adults may need to get a booster shot. Dr. William Schaffner, an infectious disease ...
May 02, 2019
May 1, 2019: Spoken-Word Album 'The Cowboy Iliad'; More Protests In Venezuela
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Producer, director and writer Walter Hill steps in front of the microphone for his new spoken-word album, which tells the story of a legendary shootout in Newton, Kansas, in 1871. Also, Republican strategist Alice Stewart and Democrat Bill Press discuss the latest on Attorney General Bill Barr's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, and how President Trump is reacting to Joe Biden's entry into the presidential race. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's May 1, 2019 full broadcast.
May 01, 2019
May 1, 2019: Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Is On A Mission; Barr Testifies
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Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has founded an organization called USAFacts that provides one-stop shopping for federal, state and local government statistics. It's just released its annual report. Also, earlier this week the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the number of measles cases in the U.S. has reached a 25-year high: more than 700. But the problem is much worse in other countries. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's May 1, 2019 full broadcast.
May 01, 2019
April 30, 2019: Guaidó Calls For 'Final Phase' In Venezuela; Alabama Prison Crisis
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Opposition leader Juan Guaidó posted a video online Tuesday morning, standing with soldiers at a Caracas military base, to launch what he has called the "final phase" of the effort to force President Nicolás Maduro from power. Also, Alabama's prisons are among the most violent in the country. Under threat of a federal lawsuit, the state is preparing a new strategic plan. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's April 30, 2019 full broadcast.
Apr 30, 2019
April 30, 2019: 1963 Birmingham Church Bombing Survivor Shares Story; Turmoil In Venezuela
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Four girls were killed in the bombing at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1963. But a fifth girl survived. Also, Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Grammy Award-winning singer Angélique Kidjo about her new album "Celia," on which she pays tribute to the songs of salsa star Celia Cruz. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's April 30, 2019 full broadcast.
Apr 30, 2019
April 29, 2019: New Book Explores 9/11 From All Angles; Japan Marks Historic Transition
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Journalist and author Mitchell Zuckoff spent years researching the stories of individuals whose lives were forever altered, if not ended, on Sept. 11, 2001. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with Zuckoff about his new book "Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11." Also, Japan will mark something it hasn't seen in more than two centuries this week: the abdication of a monarch. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's April 29, 2019 full broadcast.
Apr 29, 2019
April 29, 2019: Violence At Places Of Worship; 'The Life And Death Of A Grizzly Bear'
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Why are attacks on places of worship happening now, and how do communities of faith carry on? We talk with Atalia Omer, associate professor of religion at the University of Notre Dame, after a deadly attack at a synagogue in Southern California over the weekend. Also, Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd speaks with author Bryce Andrews about his book "Down from the Mountain: The Life and Death of a Grizzly Bear." That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's April 29, 2019 full broadcast.
Apr 29, 2019
April 26, 2019: Measles Outbreak Leads To Quarantine; 2020 Campaign Ads On Facebook
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Hundreds of people are under quarantine Friday on the Los Angeles campuses of two top universities after they came into contact with people infected with measles. Also, groups begin investing in 2020 campaign ads on social media. And, Saudi Arabia executed 37 people earlier this week in what Amnesty International is calling a "shocking execution spree." That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's April 26, 2019 full broadcast.
Apr 26, 2019
April 26, 2019: Reviewing The Week In Politics; One Man's Journey To Every National Park
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We look back at the week in politics, including former Vice President Joe Biden's entry to the 2020 presidential race, and why the White House is defying congressional subpoenas. Also, in April 2016, Mikah Meyer set out on a journey to visit every National Park site — 419 in all. He's set to finish his single continuous trip on Monday. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's April 26, 2019 full broadcast.
Apr 26, 2019
April 25, 2019: What Biden Means For 2020; British Synchronized Swimmers
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As former Vice President Joe Biden officially enters the 2020 presidential race, Democratic strategist Bill Press considers what this means for the Democratic nomination fight. Also, a British synchronized swimming duo made a splash last month when they performed their world championship routine in a pool of floating plastic waste. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's April 25, 2019 full broadcast.
Apr 25, 2019
April 25, 2019: Inside Baltimore's Trash Incinerator; Bernie Sanders' 2020 Chances
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On any given day, 300 trucks pull up to a building not far from downtown Baltimore and dump their loads into a pit filled with 2,200 tons of the city's trash. A fire burning inside that building turns the mountain of garbage into a manageable pile of ash, and creates electricity as a byproduct. But the fire could be going out. Also, we take a closer look at Sen. Bernie Sanders' prospects in the increasingly crowded Democratic field for 2020. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's April 25, 2019 full broadcast.
Apr 25, 2019
April 24, 2019: Supreme Court Hears Final Oral Arguments; 'The Next Great Paulie Fink'
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Today marks the last day the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments this term. Justices argued about one of the term's biggest cases on Tuesday: whether the Trump administration can include a question about citizenship in the 2020 census. Also, award-winning author Ali Benjamin's new young adult novel "The Next Great Paulie Fink" explores familiar teen themes — with a twist. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's April 24, 2019 full broadcast.
Apr 24, 2019
April 24, 2019: Jason Rezaian On New Book 'Prisoner'; Coachella's Best Music
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It's been a little more than three years since journalist Jason Rezaian's release from an Iranian prison. He's written a new book about his experience. Also, Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks about his first Coachella experience with KCRW DJ Travis Holcombe, and the two share some of their favorite music from the festival. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's April 24, 2019 full broadcast.
Apr 24, 2019
April 23, 2019: Plastic Waste Crisis In Southeast Asia, Internet Star Oobah Butler
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A new report from the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives reveals how some countries in Southeast Asia are struggling to manage higher volumes of plastic waste as a result of China's ban on imports of mixed recyclable plastics last year. Also, internet star Oobah Butler joins Here & Now's Robin Young to discuss his new book, "How to Bullsh*t Your Way to Number 1: An Unorthodox Guide to 21st Century Success." That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's April 22, 2019 full broadcast.
Apr 23, 2019
April 23, 2019: Democrat John Hickenlooper On 2020; Sri Lanka Shuts Down Some Social Media
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Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson continues our series of conversations with 2020 presidential candidates by talking with Democrat John Hickenlooper, former governor of Colorado. Also, in an effort to prevent the spread of misinformation, the Sri Lankan government temporarily shut down access to social media sites including Facebook and YouTube after a series of church and hotel bombings on Easter Sunday. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's April 23, 2019 full broadcast.
Apr 23, 2019
April 22, 2019: Quebec Divided Over Proposed Religious Symbols Ban; Antarctica's Oldest Ice
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President Trump continued to attack Democrats and the Mueller report over the weekend, while Democrats are considering how to approach the report. NPR's Tamara Keith joins Here & Now's Robin Young to discuss the latest. Also in Quebec, a bill that would ban public workers from wearing religious symbols on the job has Canadians in the province divided. And later this year, European scientists will begin drilling for what's believed to be the world's oldest ice in Antarctica. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's April 22, 2019 full broadcast.
Apr 22, 2019
April 22, 2019: Reaction To Sri Lanka Attacks; Compensation For Clergy Sex Abuse Survivors
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The coordinated Easter Sunday bombings that ripped through Sri Lankan churches and luxury hotels, killing nearly 300 people, were possibly carried out by suicide bombers from a domestic Islamist group, according to a government official. Also, Attorney Ken Feinberg and his longtime associate Camille Biros have worked on compensation funds for the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and the Deepwater Horizon spill. Now they are overseeing compensation funds for survivors of clergy sex abuse. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's April 22, 2019 full broadcast.
Apr 22, 2019
April 19, 2019: Hour 2
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It's been four years since the death of New York Times columnist David Carr. Now, his daughter, Erin Lee Carr, is out with a memoir about her relationship with her father. Also, after the release of the redacted Mueller report Thursday, we speak with Paul McNulty, the deputy attorney general under George W. Bush, who has worked at the Justice Department under Attorney General William Barr.
Apr 19, 2019