June 30, 2017: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's June 30, 2017 full broadcast, NPR's Ron Elving and CNN's Juana Summers join us to discuss the week in politics. Also, the Blackberry Festival kicks off Friday in McLoud, Oklahoma, a town that President Harry Truman once called the "blackberry capital of the world." But in recent decades, the blackberry boom has subsided. And New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency Thursday for the New York City subway system, which is in serious need of repairs. We hear more about what the move means for frustrated riders. You can read and hear more at, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook and Tumblr.

This program aired on June 30, 2017.


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