FROM Bill Benenson
Bill Benenson On His New Documentary “The Hadza” The first humans learned to live off the land as hunter-gatherers in the Rift Valley of East Africa. Our species has evolved in many ways since then, but the Hazda tribe is still living the same way in the same place—50,000 years later. The Hazda: Last of the First was produced and directed by Bill Benenson, an award winning documentary and feature-film maker, whose works range from Dirt! The Movie to Boulevard Nights.
Human Rights in the era of Donald Trump President Trump’s UN Ambassador, Nikki Haley, said today the US might pull out of the United Nations’ Human Rights Council. Serious violators of human rights are members of the Council itself–and a US resignation could make things worse. Later on today’s show, now that he’s into his second term, comedian turned US Senator Al Franken is telling jokes again.
The Trump agenda: where's the beef? President Trump says big things are happening. After celebrating a House bill on health care, he doesn’t yet have Senate agreement. With James Comey’s public testimony scheduled tomorrow, the President today tweeted his selection of a new FBI Director. Is the Chief Executive all style and no substance? Later, terror attacks in Iran and conflicting claims about who’s behind them.
Trump's new look at civil rights and global warming President Trump is reportedly ready to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. We look at the possible consequences. On the second half of the program, we hear about cuts in Obama-Era civil rights programs called for by the Trump Administration's first budget plan.