October 23, 2017: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Oct. 23, 2017 full broadcast, we discuss some of the questions being raised about the U.S. mission in Niger after four American soldiers were killed earlier this month. Also, on July 1, 2015, a 32-year-old woman was fatally shot while walking with her father along San Francisco's waterfront. Two reporters from KQED unpack the facts and falsehoods surrounding the slaying of Kathryn Steinle — and the debate it's ignited. And former NASA astronaut Leland Melvin joins us to discuss writing about his experience as a rape survivor in his new book "Chasing Space." You can read and hear more at, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook and Tumblr.

This program aired on October 23, 2017.


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