August 15, 2018: Hour 1

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Christine Hallquist won the Democratic nomination for governor of Vermont, becoming the first openly transgender person to be nominated for that role by a major party. We take a look at the result and more from Tuesday's primaries with NPR political reporter Jessica Taylor. Also, Jell-O was a staple of American households for decades and made a fortune for author Allie Rowbottom's family. But her family was also haunted by alcoholism, suicide and cancer. And in Florida, a new law has stirred up a battle over one of the state’s most precious resources: its beaches. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Aug. 15, 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 15, 2018.


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