Tanks are on display in Washington, D.C., for the July 4th parade. But protests in opposition to the unusually grand events are also underway. The White House says President Trump's speech this evening will be patriotic, not partisan — but critics have their doubts. Also, a growing number of truckers in California are Punjabi and of the Sikh faith. We talk with a Los Angeles Times reporter who's been reporting on the trend. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's July 4, 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 July 4, 2019.