March 28, 2017: Hour 1

Download Audio

In hour one of Here & Now's March 28, 2017 full broadcast, what goes into writing a dictionary? In her new book, Merriam-Webster lexicographer Kory Stamper shares a behind-the-scenes look at the process. Also, we hear from one of the co-authors of a new report on segregation in the Chicago region. And when President Trump signed an executive order banning travel from seven majority-Muslim countries in January, one family in Portland, Maine, was watching every development with great concern. You can read and hear more at, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook and Tumblr.

This program aired on March 28, 2017.


More from Here & Now

Listen Live