Turkey declares a state of emergency and arrests thousands after a failed coup. Donald Trump suggests he'd put conditions on protecting NATO allies. And Russia loses an appeal in a sports doping case. A panel of journalists joins guest host Frank Sesno for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
Guest Host: Liane Hansen
Novelist and professor Mary Gordon discusses her new memoir, "Seeing Through Places." In the book, she presents the homes that have played significant roles throughout her life, from her grandmother’s oddly confusing house, to the Cape Cod cottage she could never afford to own, to her current haven in a Manhattan apartment.
- Mary Gordon professor at Barnard College. Her other books include the novels "Spending" and "Final Payments," the memoir "Shadow Man," and a biography of St. Joan of Arc.
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