New York Times columnist David Brooks talks with Diane about what he sees happening inside Washington and around the country and why he thinks President Trump represents the wrong answer to the right question.
Guest Host: Steve Roberts
The Friday News Roundup. China’s president leaves the G-8 Summit to deal with ethnic violence in the nation’s western region. Bomb attacks kill dozens in Iraq and Afghanistan. World powers disagree on targets for greenhouse gas emissions. A panel of journalists joins guest-host Steve Roberts for analysis of the week’s top international news stories.
- Andrei Sitov Washington bureau chief for Itar-Tass.
- Farah Stockman foreign affairs reporter, The Boston Globe.
- Tom Gjelten correspondent, NPR, and author of 'Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba: The Biography of a Cause.'
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