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Monday, August 28, 2017 Permalink

Insight: Political Junkie On Trump's Tone / Bay Area Protests / Berryessa Monument Retains Status / Guitarist Ross Hammond

AP Photo/Josh Edelson

People hold up signs during a rally against hate in Berkeley, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017.

AP Photo/Josh Edelson

Ken Rudin on the impact of President Trump’s messages and tone over the past week. 

Then, the latest from San Francisco on the Patriot Prayer rally that was cancelled and relocated.

We’ll explore what happens next to national monuments, specifically Berryessa Snow Mountain.

And guitarist Ross Hammond performs in our studio.  


  • Jonathan Ayestas / Capital Public Radio

    Political Junkie Goes West: Trump Responds To Hurricane Harvey

    Cody Drabble

    Political Junkie Ken Rudin takes a look at the last week in politics, including the pardon of Joe Arpaio, the response to Hurricane Harvey, and a potential decision on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

  • AP Photo/Josh Edelson

    A Weekend Of Protests And Counter-Protests In The Bay Area

    Jen Picard

    Chris Remington

    A white nationalist group planned and then cancelled a rally at Crissy Field in San Francisco this weekend. The California Report's John Sepulvado brings an update to the evolving protest and counter-protests shaking the Bay Area.

  • Bureau of Land Management / Flikr

    Berryessa Snow Mountain Keeps Its National Monument Status

    Chris Remington

    Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument is keeping its federal designation, according to an announcement by the Department of Interior last week.

  • Ross Hammond / Courtesy

    Guitarist Ross Hammond Plays Marathon Concert For Sacramento Food Bank

    Jen Picard

    Guitarist Ross Hammond returns to Insight with music from a new album before a marathon 12-hour concert at Luna's Cafe.

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