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Donald Trump clinched the Republican nomination today but, on the Democratic side, Bernie Sanders is not ready to concede to Hillary Clinton. We hear what the Party is doing to make peace and whether it's working.  

Later on the program, on the tenth anniversary of An Inconvenient Truth, a conversation about climate change — and politics — with former Vice President Al Gore. 

Producers:
Andrea Brody
Jenny Hamel
Paul von Zielbauer

Iraqi Forces with US Help Attempt to Retake Fallujah from ISIS 6 MIN, 14 SEC

Some 50,000 civilians are said to be trapped in the Iraqi city of Fallujah after this week's launch of a major assault to re-take the city from ISIS. Shiite militia are fighting alongside Iraqi soldiers, and the US is conducting bombing raids — while keeping its distance from what's happening on the ground. Liz Sly, Middle East correspondent for the Washington Post, has an update.

Guests:
Liz Sly, Washington Post (@lizsly)

Will Party Concessions Put Out "The Bern?" 32 MIN, 40 SEC

Hillary Clinton calls Donald Trump "a divider, not a uniter." But it's Bernie Sanders who's dividing her own Party. Hoping to make peace, the Democrats have given him a big voice in the party platform…only to have him promise to make the process "messy." His appointees include a supporter of Palestinian rights and one of President Obama's harshest African-American critics. So, as the campaign heats up in California, the battle continues — despite Clinton supporters who warn that it's making life easier for Donald Trump.

Guests:
Anne Gearan, Washington Post (@agearan)
James Zogby, Arab-American Institute (@AAIUSA)
Elaine Kamarck, Brookings Institution (@EKamarck)
Jonathan Chait, New York magazine (@jonathanchait)
Matt Karp, Princeton University / Jacobin magazine (@karpmj)

More:
Gearan on Sanders winning greater say in Democratic platform, naming pro-Palestinian activist
Zogby on why he supports Sanders
Zogby's 'Arab Voices: What They Are Saying to Us, and Why it Matters'
Kamarck on the myths about superdelegates
Chait on why Sanders put an Obama-hater on the Democratic Platform Committee
Karp on Clinton, Sanders' clashing theories of politics

Primary Politics

Elaine C. Kamarck

Al Gore Reflects on Climate Change, Democrats' Divide 10 MIN, 43 SEC

Ten years ago this week, Al Gore's slide show about global warming was turned into the documentary An Inconvenient Truth, viewed since by millions of people all over the world.


Photo: Open Democracy 

And, of course, the world is still getting hotter every month, despite the global influence of An Inconvenient Truth and the changes in policies and practices it has helped to inspire. We're joined by the former Vice President, who has a lot to say about climate change and a little about presidential politics.

Guests:
Al Gore, former Vice President of the United States (@algore)

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