February 18, 2019: Hour 1

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Donald Trump is not the first president to declare a national emergency, but his may be the most controversial, because he's using it to fulfill a campaign promise and build a border wall. Here & Now's Robin Young gets some perspective from historian Douglas Brinkley. Also, since 1927, McGill University's athletic teams have been nicknamed the Redmen. Nearly a century later, 80 percent of McGill's student body has voted in favor of a name change. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Feb. 18, 2019 full broadcast. You can read and hear more at, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on February 18, 2019.


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