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Trump's Mental State

Today at 10:00am

Is it ethical to assess the president's mental state? Forum talks with with two contributors to the new collection "The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump," about the 'Goldwater Rule,' and the science, politics and ethics of evaluating Donald Trump's mental health.

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Fresh Air

The Water Will Come

Today at 1:00pm
repeats at 7:00pm

Journalist Jeff Goodall is contributing editor for Rolling Stone and has covered climate change for 15 years. His new book, "The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World." is about the consequences of climate change and melting glaciers.

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City Arts & Lectures

Francis Ford Coppola

Tonight at 8:00pm

The Academy-Award winning director of "The Godfather," "Apocalypse Now," and numerous other films. His forthcoming book, "Live Cinema and Its Techniques," is an indispensable and entertaining guide to a visionary new form of movie-making.

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