February 20, 2018: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Feb. 20, 2018 full broadcast, NPR's Scott Horsley joins us to discuss the prospects for gun legislation following the Florida school shooting, and other news in politics. Also, Chris Hughes made a fortune as a co-founder of Facebook. But in a new book, he argues for a guaranteed income for workers paid for by taxing wealthy Americans like him. And Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School teacher Melissa Falkowski hid 19 students in her classroom closet when she learned there was an active shooter. We hear more from Falkowski about the experience, and how she is coping. You can read and hear more at, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook and Tumblr.

This program aired on February 20, 2018.


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