December 21, 2017: Hour 142:39

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In hour one of Here & Now's Dec. 21, 2017 full broadcast, we speak with Julie Rovner, chief Washington correspondent for Kaiser Health News, about the Affordable Care Act's uncertain future following the GOP tax code overhaul's passage. Also, we go behind the scenes of the new film "The Post," which tells the story of The Washington Post's decision to publish the Pentagon Papers in 1971 despite strong opposition from the Nixon administration. And new data from the U.S. Census Bureau show Idaho saw a 2.2 percent jump in population between July 1, 2016 and July 1, 2017. We take a look at the changing demographics of the United States with one U.S. Census statistician. You can read and hear more at, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook and Tumblr.

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