August 20, 2018: Hour 1

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President Trump is taking to Twitter to insist that he approved of White House counsel Don McGahn giving hours of testimony in the FBI's Russia investigation. NBC senior politics editor Beth Fouhy joins us to discuss what we know about that testimony. Also, world-renown primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall tells Here & Now's Robin Young recently discovered footage featured in the National Geographic documentary "Jane" takes her "right back into the skin of my 26-year-old self." And PepsiCo is planning to buy SodaStream International, the maker of home carbonation machines. We take a look at how the purchase signals Pepsi's desire to diversify and move away from sugary soft drinks. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Aug. 20, 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 20, 2018.


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