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Here & Now



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February 21, 2017: Hour 2

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:57:32 -0500

In hour two of Here & Now's Feb. 21, 2017 full broadcast, a film music historian joins us to take a listen to some of the nominees for Best Original Song at this year's Academy Awards. Also, a member of the Two Kettle Lakota tribe weighs in on an order issued last week for Dakota Access Pipeline protesters to leave their camp in Cannon Ball, North Dakota. And we explore new analysis from the Census Bureau that found only one-third of Americans are putting money into a workplace retirement account.


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February 21, 2017: Hour 1

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:19:54 -0500

In hour one of Here & Now's Feb. 21, 2017 full broadcast, retired Navy Adm. James Stavridis joins us to explain why he thinks President Trump made a wise choice in new national security adviser Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster. Also, longtime China watcher John Pomfret tells us more about the U.S. relationship with China under Trump. And we talk with Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye about the impending closure of the Navajo Generating Station in Arizona, and the economic impact he says it will have.


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February 20, 2017: Hour 2

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:01:47 -0500

In hour two of Here & Now's Feb. 20, 2017 full broadcast, we hear the latest on Mike Pence's first foreign trip as vice president — a series of meetings with officials from the European Union, the European Council and NATO in Brussels. Also, we speak with one law professor about the legal rules surrounding hate speech in light of controversial remarks from Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos. And with Florida's death penalty in limbo, we visit the last inmate to live in Cell 1 — the cell Florida inmates stay in before they're executed.


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February 20, 2017: Hour 1

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:22:38 -0500

In hour one of Here & Now's Feb. 20, 2017 full broadcast, we review the weekend's politics storylines — including President Trump's rally in Florida and candidates to be the next national security adviser — with NPR's Tamara Keith. Also, food entrepreneur Ian Purkayastha joins us to talk about his memoir "Truffle Boy," and how he worked his way up through the industry. And we revisit a 2014 conversation with author Charles R. Cross about Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, on what would have been the musician's 50th birthday.


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February 17, 2017: Hour 2

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:14:55 -0500

In hour two of Here & Now's Feb. 17, 2017 full broadcast, we take a look at artists taking classical music in interesting new directions in the latest installment of our DJ Sessions. Also, we recap another busy week in politics with NPR's Domenico Montanaro, and review news from the first month of the Trump presidency. And we hear how researchers in Boston are exploring the connection between sight and sound.


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February 17, 2017: Hour 1

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:20:40 -0500

In hour one of Here & Now's Feb. 17, 2017 full broadcast, we talk with two historians about why Donald Trump isn't the first president to challenge the judiciary. Also, North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum explains why he's ordered people protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline to leave the camp where they've been living for months. And we hear why, if you want to watch a movie on a flight, you may soon have to rely on your own device instead of a seat-back TV.


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February 16, 2017: Hour 2

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:09:42 -0500

In hour two of Here & Now's Feb. 16, 2017 full broadcast, we talk with a law professor about whether or not you have to comply if a border agent asks you to unlock your phone. Also, we revisit our conversation with hip-hop artist Frank Waln, and his efforts to be a role model for young Native Americans.


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February 16, 2017: Hour 1

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:22:35 -0500

In hour one of Here & Now's Feb. 16, 2017 full broadcast, we talk with Jason Kander, who after waging an unsuccessful challenge against a GOP incumbent in Missouri last year has started a voting rights group called Let America Vote. Also, one political economist joins us to take a closer look at right-to-work laws. And we hear how China's recent ban on carfentanil could have a big impact on the opioid crisis in the U.S.


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February 15, 2017: Hour 1

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 13:41:00 -0500

In hour one of Here & Now's Feb. 15, 2017 full broadcast, we analyze what was discussed during President Trump's joint press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Also, we talk with one author and professor about propaganda in the age of fake news. And we hear from a doctor in Louisville, Kentucky, about the city receiving more than 50 overdose emergency calls in a 32-hour span last week.


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February 15, 2017: Hour 2

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 13:34:00 -0500

In hour two of Here & Now's Feb. 15, 2017 full broadcast, we talk with author Christina Baker Kline about her new novel "A Piece of the World," inspired by the woman in the iconic 1940s painting "Christina's World." Also, what is Russia doing in Afghanistan? We discuss Russia's activity in the region with the vice president for studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. And we hear how, for some refugee kids in California, soccer offers a path to college.


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February 14, 2017: Hour 2

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 13:08:32 -0500

In hour two of Here & Now's Feb. 14, 2017 full broadcast, our security analyst joins us to take a look at the national security implications of Michael Flynn's resignation. Also, does so-called "manly work" still exist? One professor joins us to weigh in on manufacturing jobs in the U.S., and President Trump's campaign promises. And we hear how the Trump administration's trade policies could impact the cattle industry.


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February 14, 2017: Hour 1

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 12:10:10 -0500

In hour one of Here & Now's Feb. 14, 2017 full broadcast, we discuss reaction to national security adviser Michael Flynn's resignation Monday night. Also, journalist and author Stephen Kinzer joins us to discuss his new book "The True Flag," and how the century-old debate over "American empire" still resonates. And we revisit our conversation with director Robert Zemeckis about his latest film, World War II romance-drama "Allied," from November 2016.


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February 13, 2017: Hour 2

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 13:13:56 -0500

In hour two of Here & Now's Feb. 13, 2017 full broadcast, we speak with an official from one Canada border community about the increasing number of refugees crossing into the country from the U.S. Also, we hear from Richard Land, president of the Southern Evangelical Seminary and member of the White House Faith Advisory Council, about how evangelicals feel the Trump administration is doing so far. And we look at new training for Cleveland police that accounts for addiction and mental illness when making arrests.


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February 13, 2017: Hour 1

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 12:10:45 -0500

In hour one of Here & Now's Feb. 13, 2017 full broadcast, we talk with a Wilson Center scholar about the U.S. strategy going forward in Afghanistan, after more than 15 years of fighting. Also, we take a closer look at NAFTA's economic impact in Canada, and how Trump's promise to renegotiate the deal could affect major industries on both sides of the border. And we discuss White House adviser Stephen Miller's rise to prominence with New York Times reporter Glenn Thrush.


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February 10, 2017: Hour 2

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 14:27:48 -0500

In hour two of Here & Now's Feb. 10, 2017 full broadcast, NPR's Domenico Montanaro joins us to recap President Trump's joint news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Also, we revisit our October 2015 conversation with Jenny Lawson, better known as The Bloggess, about her book "Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things." And NPR TV critic Eric Deggans tells us why he thinks new television crime dramas like Fox's "APB" fall short when it comes to race.


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February 10, 2017: Hour 1

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 12:13:31 -0500

In hour one of Here & Now's Feb. 10, 2017 full broadcast, we talk with former conservative radio talk show host Charlie Sykes about President Trump and media coverage of the 2016 presidential race. Also, a law professor and former clerk on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals talks with us about the court, which has attracted a lot of criticism over the years. And if you've got a clear sky Friday night, it will be worth a look up — Kelly Beatty of Sky & Telescope magazine tells us why.


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February 9, 2017: Hour 2

Thu, 09 Feb 2017 13:21:59 -0500

In hour two of Here & Now's Feb. 9, 2017 full broadcast, we talk with Alisa Opar, author of the article "The curious connection between autism and cancer," about her findings. Also, playwright and actor Tarell Alvin McCraney joins us to talk about his play "In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue," which became the basis for the Oscar-nominated film "Moonlight." And with Valentine's Day right around the corner, we hear more about the flower industry — including where most flowers come from and how sustainable the industry is.


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February 9, 2017: Hour 1

Thu, 09 Feb 2017 12:40:48 -0500

In hour one of Here & Now's Feb. 9, 2017 full broadcast, we talk with one of the architects of the Affordable Care Act about efforts to repeal the law, and its future. Also, KCRW DJ Raul Campos joins us for another installment of the Here & Now DJ Sessions. And one European affairs expert discusses what's next for the European Union, and how it's changed in the 25 years since the signing of the Maastricht Treaty.


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February 8, 2017: Hour 2

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 13:22:40 -0500

In hour two of Here & Now's Feb. 8, 2017 full broadcast, we look at the recent debate on the constitutional separation of powers in the wake of President Trump's spat with federal courts. Also, we'll discuss the 241-year history of the Bolshoi Ballet with Princeton University music historian Simon Morrison. And we talk with Bloomberg's Olivia Zaleski about a new report on the changing economics of the gig economy, and how some Uber drivers are going so far as to sleep in their cars to find more business.


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February 8, 2017: Hour 1

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 12:16:34 -0500

In hour one of Here & Now's Feb. 8, 2017 full broadcast, we hear from Democratic strategist Guy Cecil, chairman of the super PAC Priorities USA, about the party's plans to turn resistance to President Trump into votes in 2018 and beyond. Also, tech investor Tim Ferriss explains why it might be time for users to start taking social media "fasts." And we hear more about why Argentina's government is considering a travel ban of its own.


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February 7, 2017: Hour 2

Tue, 07 Feb 2017 13:13:58 -0500

In hour two of Here & Now's Feb. 7, 2017 full broadcast, we discuss the motivation behind Trump's recent comments discrediting the media and federal judges. Also, we hear from financial writer Beth Kobliner about her new book, "Make Your Kid a Money Genius (Even If You're Not)." And, we look at how President Trump's travel ban has affected Americans' perception of Iran.


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February 7, 2017: Hour 1

Tue, 07 Feb 2017 12:08:26 -0500

In hour one of Here & Now's Feb. 7, 2017 full broadcast, we talk with Pfizer CEO Ian Read about how one of the world's biggest pharmaceutical companies is adjusting to the new administration. Also, our resident chef tells us how citrus fruits can perk up a menu this time of year. And one glaciologist explains why a 100-mile crack slicing through Antarctic ice shelf has scientists worried.


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February 6, 2017: Hour 2

Mon, 06 Feb 2017 13:14:44 -0500

In hour two of Here & Now's Feb. 6, 2017 full broadcast, we look back at a weekend full of politics news, from "Saturday Night Live" to the Super Bowl. Also, we hear from executive chef Jerome Grant about the history and recipes behind the National Museum of African American History and Culture's Sweet Home Café. And, we visit one college that's trying to address the issue of homelessness on campuses nationwide.


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February 6, 2017: Hour 1

Mon, 06 Feb 2017 12:33:57 -0500

In hour one of Here & Now's Feb. 6, 2017 full broadcast, we recap the New England Patriots' Super Bowl win for the ages with sports analyst Mike Pesca. Also, we talk with The Atlantic's Derek Thompson about his book "Hit Makers," and explore what makes something popular — from a political slogan to a consumer product. And we hear from legal scholar Alan Dershowitz, who says he thinks parts of Trump's travel ban will be upheld.


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February 3, 2017: Hour 2

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 14:02:41 -0500

In hour two of Here & Now's Feb. 3, 2017 full broadcast, we break down the week in politics — from foreign policy to President Trump's Supreme Court pick — with NPR's Domenico Montanaro and Maria Elena Salinas of Univision. Also, we revisit our conversation with author M.T. Anderson about his book "Symphony for the City of the Dead," and how a piece of music became a beacon of hope for the besieged city.


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February 3, 2017: Hour 1

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 12:10:13 -0500

In hour one of Here & Now's Feb. 3, 2017 full broadcast, we take a closer look at White House strategist Steve Bannon, and how he rose to his current role in the Trump administration. Also, we hear a profile of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, as the NFL star prepares to battle for his fifth Super Bowl title on Sunday.


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February 2, 2017: Hour 2

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 13:08:33 -0500

In hour two of Here & Now's Feb. 2, 2017 full broadcast, we talk with Jemele Hill and Michael Smith, the new hosts of ESPN's "SC6," about how they bring culture and politics into their show, and why sports matter even if you don't watch. Also, on this Groundhog Day we talk with NPR film critic Bob Mondello about why the 1993 movie of the same name continues to appeal to viewers, more than 20 years later.


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February 2, 2017: Hour 1

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 12:08:47 -0500

In hour one of Here & Now's Feb. 2, 2017 full broadcast, we talk with two historians about how past U.S. immigration law relates to the current debate over President Trump's immigration order. Also, we look ahead to Sunday's Super Bowl matchup between the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots with a profile of Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan, and our sports analyst weighs in on how the two teams compare.


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February 1, 2017: Hour 2

Wed, 01 Feb 2017 13:08:03 -0500

In hour two of Here & Now's Feb. 1, 2017 full broadcast, we review the first week and a half of the Trump administration, and take a closer look at immigration and the future of the Supreme Court. Also, the Rev. Rene Robert signed a "Declaration of Life" in 1995, saying if he were ever killed, he would not want his killer to get the death penalty. We hear from one of his friends, the Rev. Edward Rooney, who is fighting to make sure Robert's wishes are honored.


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February 1, 2017: Hour 1

Wed, 01 Feb 2017 12:14:48 -0500

In hour one of Here & Now's Feb. 1, 2017 full broadcast, Senate Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse joins us to weigh in on President Trump's pick for the Supreme Court. Also, what does Trump's travel ban mean for Somali refugees? We talk with a professor who focuses on Somalia and East Africa. And we take a listen to some new Chinese music in the latest installment of our DJ Sessions.


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January 31, 2017: Hour 2

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 13:08:31 -0500

In hour two of Here & Now's Jan. 31, 2017 full broadcast, we hear from one Alabama congressman who supports President Trump's travel ban. Also, we speak with Christine Todd Whitman, former New Jersey governor and EPA administrator, about major changes to come for environmental policy under the Trump administration.


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January 31, 2017: Hour 1

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 12:10:05 -0500

In hour one of Here & Now's Jan. 31, 2017 full broadcast, we discuss the latest news from Washington with NPR's Ron Elving, including the status of President Trump's cabinet picks. Also, we take a closer look at who is on the short list to be Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, and hear more about one of the country's fastest-growing jobs — wind turbine technician.


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January 30, 2017: Hour 2

Mon, 30 Jan 2017 13:33:38 -0500

In hour two of Here & Now's Jan. 30, 2017 full broadcast, we continue to discuss reaction to Trump's executive action on immigration, and other news from the White House over the weekend. Also, Lithuania's foreign minister joins us to discuss how NATO member states — especially those in the Baltics — are feeling about the Trump administration in the face of an increasingly aggressive Russia.


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January 30, 2017: Hour 1

Mon, 30 Jan 2017 13:31:45 -0500

In hour one of Here & Now's Jan. 30, 2017 full broadcast, we look at the latest news and controversy surrounding Donald Trump's temporary travel ban on refugees and people coming from seven Muslim-majority countries. Also, we hear the latest from Canada, where an investigation continues in the wake of a deadly shooting at a mosque in Quebec City.


Media Files:
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January 27, 2017: Hour 2

Fri, 27 Jan 2017 14:35:28 -0500

In hour two of Here & Now's Jan. 27, 2017 full broadcast, NPR's Domenico Montanaro joins us to discuss President Trump's meeting and press conference Friday with British Prime Minister Theresa May. Also, how does George Orwell's novel "1984" resonate with readers today? We take a closer look at the book's relevance with Petra Mayer of NPR Books.


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510051/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/NPR_510051/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510051/512055768/npr_512055768.mp3?orgId=1&d=2524&p=510051&story=512055768&t=podcast&e=512055768&ft=pod&f=510051




January 27, 2017: Hour 1

Fri, 27 Jan 2017 12:20:19 -0500

In hour one of Here & Now's Jan. 27, 2017 full broadcast, we take a look back at a busy first week for President Trump with political journalists Rebecca Sinderbrand and Jesse Holland. Also, political commentator Andrew Sullivan joins us to discuss why he decided to become an American citizen, and why he thinks Trump poses a threat to liberal democracy.


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510051/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/NPR_510051/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510051/512026978/npr_512026978.mp3?orgId=1&d=2464&p=510051&story=512026978&t=podcast&e=512026978&ft=pod&f=510051




January 26, 2017: Hour 2

Thu, 26 Jan 2017 14:17:11 -0500

In hour two of Here & Now's Jan. 26, 2017 full broadcast, we take a look at what the U.S. could learn about immigration policy from countries like Jordan and Japan with the co-director of the Center for Comparative Immigration Studies. Also, we hear from a former undersecretary for Mexico's Ministry of Economy about the future of NAFTA under President Trump.


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510051/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/NPR_510051/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510051/511856724/npr_511856724.mp3?orgId=1&d=2498&p=510051&story=511856724&t=podcast&e=511856724&ft=pod&f=510051




January 26, 2017: Hour 1

Thu, 26 Jan 2017 12:33:18 -0500

In hour one of Here & Now's Jan. 26, 2017 full broadcast, we hear more about the status of California's drought, as a rainy and snowy winter continues in the state. Also, we hear from the mayor of Syracuse, New York, who says that her city will remain a "sanctuary city." And we talk with NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik about the new pace of news under President Trump.


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510051/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/NPR_510051/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510051/511826932/npr_511826932.mp3?orgId=1&d=2482&p=510051&story=511826932&t=podcast&e=511826932&ft=pod&f=510051




January 25, 2017: Hour 2

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 13:32:32 -0500

In hour two of Here & Now's Jan. 25, 2017 full broadcast, we look back at the history of the Boeing 747 aircraft, as United and Delta prepare to retire the plane from their fleets this year. Also, we'll listen to a number of new jazz releases in our latest DJ Session, including selections from artists Dizzy Gillespie and George Cables.


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510051/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/NPR_510051/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510051/511651690/npr_511651690.mp3?orgId=1&d=2502&p=510051&story=511651690&t=podcast&e=511651690&ft=pod&f=510051




January 25, 2017: Hour 1

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 12:14:23 -0500

In hour one of Here & Now's Jan. 25, 2017 full broadcast, we talk with journalist and author Claudia Rowe about her novel "The Spider and the Fly." Rowe was working as a stringer for the New York Times in the late-'90s when she started covering a series of murders committed by a local man named Kendall Francois. Also, we discuss the tone and content of Democratic California Gov. Jerry Brown's State of the State address, as well as the latest in presidential politics.


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510051/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/NPR_510051/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510051/511637953/npr_511637953.mp3?orgId=1&d=2465&p=510051&story=511637953&t=podcast&e=511637953&ft=pod&f=510051




January 24, 2017: Hour 2

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 13:20:29 -0500

In hour two of Here & Now's Jan. 24, 2017 full broadcast, we discuss Republican lawmakers' focused efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and what possible replacement health care plans might look like. Also, we speak with Ijeoma Oluo, editor-at-large for The Establishment, about how women of color are assessing the impact of Saturday's Women's March.


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510051/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/NPR_510051/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510051/511457050/npr_511457050.mp3?orgId=1&d=2498&p=510051&story=511457050&t=podcast&e=511457050&ft=pod&f=510051




January 24, 2017: Hour 1

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:20:46 -0500

In hour one of Here & Now's Jan. 24, 2017 full broadcast, we revisit host Jeremy Hobson's trip to Oregon last year to explore the history of the timber industry, and how it's changing. Also, we discuss bullying in schools with Julie Hertzog of the organization Pacer, which advocates for disabled students.


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510051/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/NPR_510051/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510051/511444261/npr_511444261.mp3?orgId=1&d=2503&p=510051&story=511444261&t=podcast&e=511444261&ft=pod&f=510051




January 23, 2017: Hour 2

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:17:46 -0500

In hour two of Here & Now's Jan. 23, 2017 full broadcast, we discuss reactions to the inauguration of Donald Trump from across the globe, and the international relations challenges already facing the nation's 45th president. Also, we look at Trump senior adviser Kellyanne Conway's appearance on NBC's "Meet the Press" Sunday, and the ongoing relationship between Trump and the media.


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510051/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/NPR_510051/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510051/511264757/npr_511264757.mp3?orgId=1&d=2474&p=510051&story=511264757&t=podcast&e=511264757&ft=pod&f=510051




January 23, 2017: Hour 1

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:06:00 -0500

In hour one of Here & Now's Jan. 23, 2017 full broadcast, we hear about a volunteer program that works with hospitals to ensure that terminal patients aren't by themselves when they die. Also, why do we procrastinate? One psychology professor joins us to explain what's behind the desire to sometimes put off completing important tasks.


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510051/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/NPR_510051/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510051/511237096/npr_511237096.mp3?orgId=1&d=2462&p=510051&story=511237096&t=podcast&e=511237096&ft=pod&f=510051




January 19, 2017: Hour 2

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:09:28 -0500

In hour two of Here & Now's Jan. 19, 2017 full broadcast, we hear Greek music picks in the latest installment of the Here & Now DJ Sessions. Also, with several more confirmation hearings this week for President-elect Donald Trump's cabinet picks, we take a listen back through a few highlights and key moments from the proceedings.


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510051/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/NPR_510051/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510051/510616044/npr_510616044.mp3?orgId=1&d=2531&p=510051&story=510616044&t=podcast&e=510616044&ft=pod&f=510051




January 19, 2017: Hour 1

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:19:22 -0500

In hour one of Here & Now's Jan. 19, 2017 full broadcast, NPR's Ron Elving joins us to discuss what's happening in Washington one day out from President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration. Also, what are the pros and cons of presidential term limits? We discuss with a distinguished professor of history.


Media Files:
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January 18, 2017: Hour 2

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:10:28 -0500

In hour two of Here & Now's Jan. 18, 2017 full broadcast, we look at the long list of pardons and commutations President Barack Obama issued on Tuesday, including that of Chelsea Manning. Also, in anticipation of Friday's inauguration, we chronicle the history of inaugural mishaps, and hear from former co-chair of the Michigan for Trump campaign Lena Epstein.


Media Files:
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January 18, 2017: Hour 1

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:03:35 -0500

In hour one of Here & Now's Jan. 18, 2017 full broadcast, we take a listen back through some of the key moments from Betsy DeVos's confirmation hearing. DeVos, a billionaire Republican fundraiser and education lobbyist, is President-elect Donald Trump's pick for education secretary. Also, we speak with the former mayor of Salt Lake City about why the city is often shrouded in a gray cloud of pollution this time of year, and what's behind the phenomenon.


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510051/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/NPR_510051/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510051/510448596/npr_510448596.mp3?orgId=1&d=2518&p=510051&story=510448596&t=podcast&e=510448596&ft=pod&f=510051




January 17, 2017: Hour 2

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:10:41 -0500

In hour two of Here & Now's Jan. 17, 2017 full broadcast, we speak with Michael D'Antonio, author of "A Consequential President," about some of Obama's main achievements, where he fell short and how he managed to make big policy changes despite congressional opposition. Also, we sit down with 14-year-old social media star Jacob Sartorius, who's hoping to make a splash in the music world.


Media Files:
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January 17, 2017: Hour 1

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:30:23 -0500

In hour one of Here & Now's Jan. 17, 2017 full broadcast, the president of the American Federation of Teachers joins us to discuss Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for education secretary. DeVos's confirmation hearing begins Tuesday. Also, we hear from the managing editor of Snopes.com about how the fact-checking site has been working overtime since November's election.


Media Files:
https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510051/npr.mc.tritondigital.com/NPR_510051/media/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/510051/510283163/npr_510283163.mp3?orgId=1&d=2535&p=510051&story=510283163&t=podcast&e=510283163&ft=pod&f=510051