The People's Republic of China celebrated its 70th anniversary with a military parade in Bejing on Tuesday, while protests against the capital city's influence in Hong Kong persist. We speak with NPR's Bejing correspondent about the day's events. Also, host Robin Young talks with James Risen of The Intercept about Hunter Biden, Joe Biden's son who Republicans are focusing on to detract from President Trump's phone call with Ukraine's president. Plus, we remember Grammy award-winning soprano Jessye Norman, who the Metropolitan Opera calls "one of the great sopranos of the past half-century." Norman died on Monday at age 74. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's October 1, 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 October 1, 2019.