August 3, 2018: Hour 1

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This week in politics saw the beginning of the financial crimes trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, and mixed messages from President Trump and his top intelligence and security officials about Russian election interference. NPR politics reporter Sarah McCammon and Washington Post congressional reporter Paul Kane join us to review. Also, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' $150 billion fortune is an indication of "policy failure," writes Annie Lowrey, contributing editor at The Atlantic. And a female duck in Minnesota was spotted in June with 76 ducklings in tow. Her dedication to motherhood went viral. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Aug. 3, 2018 full broadcast. You can read and hear more at, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on August 3, 2018.


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