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".
Guest Host: Susan Page
Mexico retaliates against the U.S. with tariffs, a party of former leftist guerillas wins the presidential election in El Salvador, and Brazil’s president becomes the first Latin American leader to visit President Obama’s White House. A roundup of Latin American news and the outlook for relations with the U.S.
- Cynthia Arnson Director of the Latin America Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; coeditor, with I. William Zartman, of "Rethinking the Economics of War: The Intersection of Need, Creed, and Greed."
- Eric Farnsworth Vice president, Council of the Americas; former senior adviser in the White House office of the Special Envoy for the Americas (1995-98); worked in the State Department on Latin American issues (1990-95)
- Andres Oppenheimer Miami Herald columnist and author of the book "Saving the Americas: Latin America's Dangerous Decline, and What the U.S. Must Do"
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