December 8, 2017: Hour 141:59

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In hour one of Here & Now's Dec. 8, 2017 full broadcast, NPR's Domenico Montanaro and Chad Pergram of Fox News join us to discuss the week's top political storylines, including Republican Rep. Trent Franks, Democratic Sen. Al Franken and Democratic Rep. John Conyers announcing their early departures from government. Also, from Handel to Tchaikovsky, this year marked milestones for some of the most beloved classical music works. We take a listen with Vic Di Geronimo, DJ and host of Classic Mornings on WILL in Urbana, Illinois. And John Sepulvado of KQED joins us with the latest on wildfires in Southern California, which have now broken out in northern San Diego County. You can read and hear more at, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook and Tumblr.

This program aired on December 8, 2017.

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