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What does the French president want from Trump? 10 MIN, 17 SEC

French president Emmanuel Macron is in Washington for three days of meetings with President Trump. There will be a state dinner Tuesday night and on Wednesday, he’ll speak to a joint session of Congress. Why does he seem so eager to be closer to Trump?

Guests:
Alissa Johannsen Rubin, New York Times (@alissanyt)
Heather Conley, Center for Strategic and International Studies (@CSISEurope)

Trump's latest travel ban goes to the Supreme Court 7 MIN, 40 SEC

The Supreme Court will hear its final cases of the term this week. One is about district maps in Texas, and whether lawmakers drew them to dilute the black and Hispanic vote. Then the court will consider the most recent iteration of President Trump’s travel ban.

Guests:
Jessica Levinson, Loyola Law School (@LevinsonJessica)

Are people feeling the 'Bern' for Bernie TV? 9 MIN, 20 SEC

Senator Bernie Sanders has been building a media empire, with hundreds of video clips, interviews and Facebook Live events in the last year. Millions of people tune into his talks about single payer health care, the depravity of the Trump team and corporate media.

Guests:
Gabriel Debenedetti, New York Magazine (@gdebenedetti)

More:
Bernie Sanders Is Quietly Building a Digital Media Empire

Feather fad drove exotic birds to near extinction 18 MIN, 54 SEC

A feather craze in the Victorian era made rare birds a hot commodity and the obsession of men who tie flies for fly fishing. But fly tying is an art form that inspired a daring heist of rare birds nearly a decade ago when a young musician named Edwin Rist broke into England’s Natural History Museum at Tring to steal dead birds.

Guests:
Kirk Wallace Johnson, List Project to Resettle Iraqi Allies (@KirkWJohnson)

CREDITS

Image of U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) greets students gathering outside the U.S. Capitol as part of a nationwide walk-out of classes to demand stricter gun laws in Washington, U.S., March 14, 2018. (REUTERS/Jim Bourg)

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Gina Pollack
Sarah Sweeney
Amy Ta
Christian Bordal
Quinn O'Toole
Yael Even Or
Devan Schwartz

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