July 8, 2019: Captain Cook's Legacy; Canadian Market's Plastic Bags

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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is planning to go ahead with a massive raid this week of undocumented immigrants. NPR's Ron Elving joins us to discuss that and more on the week ahead in politics. Also, 250 years ago today, Captain James Cook was embarking on his first of three voyages in the Pacific Ocean. Cliff Thornton of the Captain Cook Society joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson to look back on Cook's legacy. And, a market in Vancouver, British Columbia, started using single-use plastic bags with embarrassing slogans on them to encourage customers to bring their own reusable bags. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's July 8, 2019 full broadcast. You can read and hear more at, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on July 8, 2019.


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