Amid Brexit drama, one man tries to maintain order

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British Parliament. Photo credit: Hernán Piñera/CC BY-SA 2.0, via Flickr

It’s hard to take attention away from the complicated mess that is Brexit. But John Bercow, at least for Americans, often seems to steal the disastrous show. Bercow is the Speaker of the British House of Commons, and he’s best known for his bellowing calls to "order.” We learn more about who Bercow is and what he does.

Credits

Guest:
Sarah Lyall - author of "The Angle Files: A Field Guide to the British,” and New York Times reporter

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Alexandra Sif Tryggvadottir, Rosalie Atkinson, Brian Hardzinski, Caleigh Wells