From day one, it was clear that Donald Trump was like no president this country had ever seen. Eight months into his term, we talk to Harvard Law professor Jack Goldsmith about the lasting impact Trump may have on the presidency, itself. Then, historian Dan Jones on the Knights Templar, the Medieval secret society that inspired "The Da Vinci Code".
Diane invites listeners to join a discussion about this classic novel focusing on traditional Chinese culture in the early twentieth century.
- Da Chen Author of two best-selling memoirs, "Colors of the Mountain" and "Sounds of the River."
- John Pomfret Diplomatic correspondent, "The Washington Post"; author of "Chinese Lessons: Five Classmates and the Story of the New China."
- Elizabeth Lipscomb Thoresen Professor of English, Emerita, at Randolph College, and co-editor of "The Several Worlds of Pearl S. Buck."
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