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January 7, 2019: Hour 240:53
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While there is a debate about calls to pull American troops out of Syria and partially withdraw from Afghanistan, Here & Now's Robin Young looks at why U.S. troops were deployed to each country in the first place. Also, a pilot program at the University of Texas Austin is supplying free tampons and sanitary pads in women's restrooms. The idea is to consider period products "everyday essentials" and more accessible to women. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's Jan. 7, 2019 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 January 7, 2019.

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