Like many students, 18-year-old Madison Hall of Baltimore was given the choice of whether to attend school in person or remotely. She documented her dilemma in an audio diary. And, President Trump has repeatedly stated that Democratic-run cities are seeing higher rates of crime. The data shows that homicide numbers are up in cities across the country regardless of a city mayor's political affiliation. We dig into the latest data with former CIA analyst Jeff Asher. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Sept. 4, 2020, full broadcast. You can find more at hereandnow.org — and follow us on Twitter, Instagram or join the conversation on Facebook.
This program aired on September 4, 2020.