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In the aftermath of yesterday's primaries in five northeastern states, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are both claiming the presidential nominations have been decided. We hear what that means for Democrats and Republicans before the conventions as the primaries continue.

Later on the program, who was the "real" Harriet Tubman? 

Photo: Donald Trump (Gage Skidmore) and Hillary Clinton (Marc Nozell)

Producers:
Katie Cooper
Jenny Hamel
Christine Detz

Trump Tries on Being "Presidential" with Foreign Policy Speech 6 MIN, 22 SEC

Donald Trump talked foreign policy today to the Center for the National Interest, a group formerly known as the Nixon Center. To scattered applause, he repeated attacks on the Obama Administration for weakening America's military. He also repeated the claim, familiar to crowds of supporters at campaign events, that he is the only person who knows how to fix what's wrong in America.

Indira Lakshmanan covered foreign policy and politics for Bloomberg News, and recently wrote, "The Mystery of the Two Hillarys" for Politico magazine.

Guests:
Indira Lakshmanan, Boston Globe / Politico Magazine (@Indira_L)

The Donald Gets "Presidential," Hillary Spreads the Love 34 MIN, 47 SEC

After yesterday's sweeping primary victories, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are both acting like they're not just front-runners any more. This morning, Trump delivered his first prepared address on foreign policy, telling voters, "America first will be the major and over-riding theme of my administration."

And Hillary Clinton is focused on holding the Democratic Party together by reminding voters, "There's much more that unites us than divides us." Bernie Sanders is already talking about influencing the party platform. Ted Cruz and John Kasich still won't concede that the "Never Trump" movement may never happen.

Guests:
Amy Walter, Cook Political Report (@amyewalter)
Peter Feaver, Duke University (@ForeignPolicy)
Paul Waldman, American Prospect / Washington Post / The Week (@paulwaldman1)

More:
Walter on this Tuesday marking the unofficial end of the 2016 primary season
Feaver on the foreign-policy case against Trump
Waldman on Clinton wanting to make the election a battle of light versus darkness
Cruz chooses Carly Fiorina as his vice presidential running mate

Who Was the "Real" Harriet Tubman? 8 MIN, 1 SEC

Slaveholder Andrew Jackson will be replaced on the $20 bill by Harriet Tubman, the former slave turned abolitionist. But how much do Americans know about her?


Harriet Tubman, c. 1895

Susan B. Anthony has been on a $1 coin, but Harriet Tubman will be the first black woman to appear on American currency. Her face will replace Andrew Jackson's on the $20 bill. Who was Harriet Tubman, and who was she not? Kate Clifford Larson, author of Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman, Portrait of an American Hero, separates the myths from the reality.

Guests:
Kate Clifford Larson, author and historian (@KCliffLarson)

Bound for the Promised Land

Kate Clifford Larson

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