Sept. 6, 2019: Bahamas Update; How Mao Zedong Reshaped Global Politics42:39
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The death toll in the Bahamas is now at 30 and is expected to rise. Host Peter O' Dowd speaks with Marvin Dames, minister of national security of the Bahamas, about the relief efforts underway for Hurricane Dorian victims. Also, Oct. 1 will mark 70 years since Mao Zedong, leader of China's Communist Party, founded the People's Republic of China. A new book out this week says Mao's influence on global politics was far greater than is typically recognized, and that its impact continues today. Host Jeremy Hobson speaks with author Julia Lovell. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's September 6, 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 September 6, 2019.

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