September 28, 2017: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Sept. 28, 2017 full broadcast, we speak with Sen. Ron Wyden, a Democrat from Oregon and ranking member on the Senate Finance Committee, about the GOP tax overhaul plan. Also, author and The Atlantic correspondent Ta-Nehisi Coates discusses his new book "We Were Eight Years In Power: An American Tragedy," and reflections on the Obama presidency. And we hear from Lizmarie Vázquez Martínez, a first-grade teacher from Toa Alta, Puerto Rico, about challenges she's facing and her hopes to return to the classroom in the wake of Hurricane Maria. You can read and hear more at, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook and Tumblr.

This program aired on September 28, 2017.


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