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October 20, 2017: Hour 2
In hour two of Here & Now's Oct. 20, 2017 full broadcast, presidential historian Douglas Brinkley joins us to put recent remarks from former Presidents Bush and Obama — seen as a rebuke of President Trump — in context. Also, the hashtag #MeToo spread on social media this week. We take a closer look with Femi Oke of Al Jazeera English. And 55 years later, what is still misunderstood about the Cuban missile crisis?
October 20, 2017: Hour 1
In hour one of Here & Now's Oct. 20, 2017 full broadcast, MSNBC's José Díaz-Balart and NPR's Domenico Montanaro join us to review the week in politics. Also, new research out of Germany is raising alarms about the health of the world's ecosystems. And Kate Shindle discusses her role in the Tony Award-winning musical "Fun Home," now touring the United States.
October 19, 2017: Hour 2
In hour two of Here & Now's Oct. 19, 2017 full broadcast, we speak with Kathleen Sebelius, who was secretary of Health and Human Services from 2009 to 2014 under former President Obama, about the latest health care news and the Affordable Care Act's future under President Trump. Also, one of the youngest victims in the Northern California wildfires was 14-year-old Kai Logan Shepherd of Redwood Valley. Mindi Ramos, Shepherd's aunt, joins us to discuss how the family is coping. And there are many lingering questions about the mission that ended in the deaths of four American soldiers in Niger earlier this month. We take a closer look with NPR's Greg Myre.
October 19, 2017: Hour 1
In hour one of Here & Now's Oct. 19, 2017 full broadcast, we get the latest from NPR's Ron Elving on Senate Republicans taking up a $4.1 trillion nonbinding budget that sets the stage for GOP tax cut legislation later this year. Also, author Kwame Alexander joins us to discuss his new young adult novel "Solo," which tells the story of a high school senior trying to figure out love, life's purpose and his place in his family. And the wildfires in Northern California hit Napa's wine country at one of its busiest times of the year. But the impact to the wine industry, while terrible for some, hasn't been as bad as it could have been.