November 27, 2017: Hour 141:57

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In hour one of Here & Now's Nov. 27, 2017 full broadcast, NPR's Domenico Montanaro joins us to preview the week in politics, including what's to come on the Senate tax cut plan and the latest on House Democrat John Conyers stepping down as ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee in the wake of sexual harassment allegations. Also, we speak with the filmmakers behind the new documentary "Meth Storm," which shows how a potent form of meth and a lack of economic opportunity are devastating a rural Arkansas community. And as bitcoin approaches another benchmark, The Atlantic's Derek Thompson discusses why the cryptocurrency's price keeps going up, whether people actually use it and what banks are saying about it. You can read and hear more at, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook and Tumblr.

This program aired on November 27, 2017.

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