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NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Luci Baines Johnson, daughter of President Lyndon Johnson, about receiving an honorary nursing degree from Georgetown University more than half a century after she left school because the nursing school had a policy against married students.
Sen. John McCain was diagnosed with brain cancer last year. In his new memoir, The Restless Wave, McCain writes about the state of politics and the principles he'd like the country to hold onto after he's gone. NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with McCain's co-author, longtime advisor and friend Mark Salter.
The President has asked the Justice Department to look into whether it improperly surveilled his campaign after published reports that a U.S. intelligence source had contact with people in the Trump campaign during the summer of 2016. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says the department's inspector general will do that.
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with poetry reviewer, Tess Taylor about Terrance Hayes' new collection American Sonnets for my Past and Future Assassin. Every poem is a sonnet, and every sonnet is titled: "American Sonnet for my Past and Future Assassin."
President Trump's adviser Roger Stone says he wouldn't be surprised about a potential indictment from Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller, but he has called the investigation baseless and faulted what he calls an official campaign to keep him quiet.
In Greensboro, N.C., the city's minor league team, the Greensboro Grasshoppers, is mourning their former bat dog, Miss Babe Ruth. She retired in 2015 after fetching bats and delivering balls for 649 consecutive home games over nine seasons. She died of cancer on Friday at 12.