Donald Trump will take office with a Republican-controlled Congress and abortion opponents in his cabinet. This is likely to reopen emotional debates over abortion rights and women’s health.
Jim Lehrer, host of The NewsHour on P.B.S., returns to discuss his latest novel. It’s the story of a young marine whose life is changed by a chance encounter on his way to fight in World War Two and how things don’t always go according to plan.
- Jim Lehrer executive editor and anchor of the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer on PBS and author of two memoirs, three plays, and seventeen novels.
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