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Will Republicans do something about separating families at the border? 7 MIN, 59 SEC

President Trump is losing support for his policy of separating migrant children from their parents at the border. Republicans are trying to come up with a legislative fix in Washington. We find out more about that and the fate of a larger immigration bill.

Guests:
Laura Litvan, Bloomberg (@LauraLitvan)

California v. feds on immigration and crime 5 MIN, 30 SEC

In some cases, when Customs and Border Patrol agents catch an immigrant wanted for a crime, they’re no longer sending them to the California law enforcement agency that issued a warrant for that suspect. Instead, federal agents are deporting the suspects back to their home countries. Is it in retaliation for California’s sanctuary state law?

Guests:
Richard Marosi, Los Angeles Times (@RichMarosi)

More:
Feds won't transfer some immigrant suspects to California custody, citing 'sanctuary state' law
ICE raids, 'collateral' arrests spark terror in immigrant communities

How a historic meeting between Bobby Kennedy and black leaders stays relevant 15 MIN, 30 SEC

In 1963, after massive civil rights protests in Birmingham, Attorney General Bobby Kennedy wanted to improve race relations in the country. He set up a meeting with black intellectuals, artists and activists. James Baldwin, Harry Belafonte, Lena Horne, Lorraine Hansberry, and Kenneth Clark joined Kennedy at his New York penthouse. The meeting turned into a bitter fight, but it was an important turning point for Kennedy’s thoughts on race. It’s the subject of a new book.

Guests:
Michael Eric Dyson, Georgetown University, author (@MichaelEDyson)

What Truth Sounds Like

Michael Eric Dyson

In 'Incredibles 2,' mom is the star 14 MIN, 30 SEC

Our critics review Disney Pixar’s “The Incredibles 2,” where Elastigirl is hired to revamp superheroes’ global image, while her husband Mr. Incredible has to stay home with three wild kids; “Tag,” about friends who’ve been playing tag every May for 30 years; “Set It Up,” about two executive assistants who try to set up their bosses to get them off their backs; “Superfly,” a remake of the 1972 blaxploitation film.

Guests:
Roth Cornet, ScreenJunkies News (@RothCornet)
Witney Seibold, co-host of Canceled Too Soon (@witneyseibold)

The Takeaway on KCRW 3 MIN, 50 SEC

Press Play is moving to a new time on Monday: 1 PM. We’ll replay at 7pm, as usual. The Takeaway will air at noon. It’s produced at WNYC in New York. We speak with host Tanzina Vega about what stories her team is working on.

Guests:
Tanzina Vega, Host of "The Takeaway" (@tanzinavega)

CREDITS

A person holds up a sign saying "Deport TRUMP!" during a May Day rally in Los Angeles, California, U.S., May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Jenna Schoenefeld

Host:
Madeleine Brand

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

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