FROM David Remnick
CNN's Jeff Zucker, the man who made Trump At NBC, Jeff Zucker put Donald Trump on national TV; now he's at CNN, and Trump seems to have it in for all the "fake news" that he claims Zucker promotes about the Administration.
Terrific, tremendous new health plans, and Lynn Nottage on her play 'Sweat' This week on the New Yorker Radio Hour, David Remnick talks with playwright Lynn Nottage, whose play Sweat has been called the first theatrical landmark of the Trump era.
Goodbye to 'Elephant and Piggie,' and getting to know Gorsuch Historian Jill Lepore explains how Supreme Court justices use history to make their decisions. And children’s book author Mo Willems talks about retiring his most popular characters.
High-fashion hijabs, Jill Soloway, and bluesman Blind Joe Death David Remnick talks with director Jill Soloway. She explains how a feminist management style helps the set of the TV show Transparent run more smoothly.
Lily Tomlin on love, and news from Moscow Three reporters compare notes on the investigation of Russia’s ties to the Trump Administration. And Hilton Als talks with comedian Lily Tomlin about her ground-breaking career.
How to cover Trump's presidency, and football's concussion crisis BuzzFeed's Ben Smith explains his decision to publish the unverified dossier that alleges secret ties between Donald Trump and Russia.
How California gave birth to Trumpism California served as an incubator for the hard-line conservative thinking that helped propel Donald Trump to the White House. It’s an ideology birthed out of opposition to the liberal politics and multiculturalism that now dominate the state.
North Korea tests more missiles, Turkey's president gains more power Early Tuesday morning, North Korea tested another intercontinental ballistic missile. It blew up shortly after take-off. But North Korea keeps working on a nuclear missile that could reach the U.S. Also in Turkey, a close vote has given sweeping new powers to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Turkey is an important Western ally in the region, but its leader is becoming increasingly authoritarian.
What's at stake if Hollywood writers strike? Writers in Hollywood just finished voting yay or nay to go on strike. The vote is expected to be in favor, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they’ll walk off the job. We get the details and look at the effects of the last strike.