December 8, 2017: Hour 241:17

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In hour two of Here & Now's Dec. 8, 2017 full broadcast, we get the latest on Republican Rep. Trent Franks, the third member of Congress this week to announce his resignation due to allegations of sexual misconduct, from NPR's Susan Davis. Also, historians Joanne Freeman and Brian Balogh explain the history behind why they say the public apology is not America's strong suit. And Danielle Belton of The Root rounds up the week in social media, from a young man saving a rabbit from a Southern California wildfire to reaction to Time magazine's 2017 Person of the Year cover. 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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