July 19, 2018: Hour 2

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The damage control continues in Washington, after President Trump's widely criticized meeting Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The BBC's diplomatic and defense corespondent Jonathan Marcus tells us more about global reaction to the Helsinki summit. Also, in her poignant new book "The Dependents," debut novelist Katharine Dion adeptly — and often poetically — explores serious topics like grief, friendship and how to know whether one's life has had meaning. And nowadays, the beach is synonymous with enjoyable, sandy getaways. But for Colonial Americans, the shoreline was a dangerous, untamable landscape. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's July 19, 2018 full broadcast. You can read and hear more at, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on July 19, 2018.


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