In hour one of Here & Now's Jan. 22, 2018 full broadcast, NPR's Ron Elving joins us from Washington to discuss the latest developments on the government shutdown. Also, the town of Norwich, Vermont, has put an athlete on every U.S. Winter Olympic team but one since 1984. New York Times sports reporter Karen Crouse's new book takes a closer look at the tiny community's prolific sports culture. And four new flavors of Diet Coke are going on sale this week as Coca-Cola tries to attract young people and former customers to the brand. We speak with The Atlantic's Derek Thompson about what Thompson calls Diet Coke's "moment of panic." You can read and hear more at hereandnow.org, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook and Tumblr.
This program aired on January 22, 2018.