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June 4, 2018: Hour 2

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North Korea's state news agency announced today that Syrian President Bashar Assad will make a state visit to the country. This will be the first time North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has hosted a head of state since assuming power in 2011. Also, Venkat Ranjan, a 13-year-old eighth-grader from San Ramon, California, won the 2018 National Geographic Bee last month. We speak with Ranjan about the competition and how he prepared for it. And, 50 years ago this week, Robert F. Kennedy won the California Democratic presidential primary. Shortly after he wrapped up his victory speech, he was shot by an assassin in Los Angeles. He died the next day. We discuss with historian Julian Zelizer. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's June 4, 2018 full broadcast. You can read and hear more at, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook and Tumblr.

This program aired on June 4, 2018.


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