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Photo: Nancy McBride reacts as she returns to her home for the first time, with volunteer Wyatt Williford (R), since Harvey floodwaters arrived in north Houston, Texas, U.S. September 1, 2017. (REUTERS/Rick Wilking)

How one Houston parent reassures her daughter it'll be safe to go home 5 MIN, 49 SEC

Kristen Burke is one of the hundreds of thousands of people figuring out a path forward after Harvey devastated the Houston region. The storm is blamed for dozens of deaths, and billions of dollars in damage. On Monday, Press Play spoke with Burke after she had just fled her flooded home with her 8-year-old daughter and mom. They’ve been staying with friend. We find out how she’s doing now.

Guests:
Kristen Burke, Houston resident

How Joel Osteen's prosperity gospel aligns with Donald Trump 10 MIN, 4 SEC

Preaching to the 70,000-person congregation at Lakewood Church in Houston, Joel Osteen’s message was that Jesus wants you to be healthy and rich. His church has certainly made him rich. He is worth a reported $40 million and lives in a $10 million mansion in Houston. That’s partially why people were so upset when he didn’t initially open his church as a shelter for people displaced by Hurricane Harvey.

Guests:
Sara Posner, Nation Institute, and author of “God’s Profits: Faith, Fraud and the Republican Crusade for Values Voter”

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Joel Osteens prosperity gospel made him Houstons hurricane pariah
Joel Osteen Is the Quintessential Religious Figure of the Trump Era

Dreamers react to the uncertainty ahead of Trump's DACA decision 11 MIN, 12 SEC

President Trump’s decision on DACA will be announced on Tuesday. Some 700,000 young people brought to the U.S. as children -- known as Dreamers -- are in danger of being deported.

Guests:
Leslye Osegueda, Dreamer

More:
How Immigration Hardliners Are Forcing Trump's Hand on DACA

What to expect from Telluride Film Festival 2017 14 MIN, 9 SEC

The Telluride Film Festival kicks off today. It’s not as glitzy as Venice, Toronto or Cannes, but it has a good track record of hosting future Oscar winners. We look at what’s being screened there this weekend. Our critics also weigh in on new releases out today: “I Do...Until I Don’t,” “Tulip Fever,” and “Dolores.”

Guests:
Tim Grierson, Film Critic (@TimGrierson)
Alicia Malone, host of Turner Classic Movies and FilmStruck (@aliciamalone)

'Infinity Mirrors:' What's behind the frenzy for tickets? 6 MIN, 59 SEC

Tickets for Yayoi Kusama’s upcoming “Infinity Mirrors” exhibition went on sale on The Broad’s website at noon today. Her traveling exhibition has drawn massive crowds at each of its stops, from DC to Seattle. But it’s not just selfie art. Being in one of these immersive installations can be a transformative experience if you have the right mindset.

Guests:
Sarah Boxer, writer and cartoonist

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