In hour two of Here & Now's May 30, 2017 full broadcast, we look at the latest news from Washington, including the resignation of White House communications director Michael Dubke amid rumors of continuing staff shake-ups. Also, we hear from music writer Fran Hoepfner about the joys of Aaron Copland's music, and specifically his piece "Rodeo." And we discuss an ambitious plan to try to clean plastic from the ocean starting next year with the project's 22-year-old founder, Boyan Slat. You can read and hear more at hereandnow.org, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook and Tumblr.
This program aired on May 30, 2017.