Heat Smothers California; Past And Present Of American Diplomacy

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Californians are grappling with the coronavirus pandemic, triple-digit temperatures, and at least two major wildfires. We get the latest on the historic heatwave baking the Western part of the country. Also, former World Bank President Robert Zoellick's new book lays out five traditions of America's foreign policy. We speak with him about American diplomacy in the past and present. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Aug. 17, 2020, full broadcast. You can find more at — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on August 17, 2020.


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