Gustav Holst's 'The Planets'; What's Next After Trump's Acquittal

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Here & Now music opinionator Fran Hoepfner says Gustav Holst's "The Planets" is the perfect piece right now to explore places far, far away. The seven-movement orchestral suite was inspired by astrology, written during World War I. And, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Congress will establish an outside, independent commission to investigate the Capitol insurrection. Historian  Julian Zelizer talks about what's next following former President Donald Trump's impeachment acquittal. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Feb. 16, 2021, full broadcast. You can find more at — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on February 16, 2021.


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