Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti talks with Jonathan Cox, Northern California region battalion chief with Cal Fire, for an update on the deadly Carr Fire and how firefighters are coping. Also, Finland isn't known as a comedy hotbed. But Ismo Leikola, or Ismo, has made a career out of mining his outsider status for comedic gold. And Paul Manafort goes to trial Tuesday in a Virginia court. We talk with NPR justice correspondent Carrie Johnson about the charges against the former Trump campaign chairman and what his trial means for the president. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's July 30, 2018 full broadcast. You can read and hear more at hereandnow.org, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.
This program aired on July 30, 2018.