In hour one of Here & Now's June 19, 2017 full broadcast, we speak with Jesse Ventura, former professional wrestler and governor of Minnesota, about Russia, why he's an advocate of legalizing marijuana and what he thinks of the Trump presidency. Also, what will Amazon's move to purchase Whole Foods mean for how we buy groceries? We check in with The Atlantic's Derek Thompson. And states like Nevada, Arizona and California have been experiencing dangerously high temperatures. Jen Carfagno, meteorologist and host of "America's Morning Headquarters" at The Weather Channel, tells us more about the extreme heat. 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 June 19, 2017.