February 16, 2018: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Feb. 16, 2018 full broadcast, Bloomberg News' Toluse Olorunnipa and ABC News' Rick Klein discuss how lawmakers have been reacting to the Florida school shooting, and whether there are indications laws will change. Also, we conclude our series on China's "Belt and Road" with a look at the influx of Chinese money into East Africa as part of the global infrastructure initiative. And actor John Lithgow had two inspirations for his one-man Broadway show, "Stories by Heart": his father, and an 80-year-old story book titled "Teller of Tales." We speak with Lithgow about the show, and how storytelling has influenced his life and family. You can read and hear more at, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook and Tumblr.

This program aired on February 16, 2018.


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