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This American Life

I Thought It Would Be Easier

Today at 12:00pm
repeats at 9:00pm

A year into Trump’s presidency, stories chronicling the sometimes hard, often bad, decisions politicians from both parties are making.

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Latino USA

Taking Back the Trees

Sunday at 6:00pm
repeats at 1:00am

The small town of Cherán in Michoacán, Mexico sits amidst pine trees, and most of its residents make money off of the resin they tap. But when the drug cartels began illegally logging them, the townspeople decided to fight back.

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California Report Special

Women's March

Today at 1:00pm

Hosts John Sepulvado and Marisa Lagos will talk with reporters at rallies in the Bay Area and across California to examine the impact of the political activism around these marches and explore the gains and losses for women during the first year of the Trump administration.

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