Paul Manafort takes a deal, making change in Afghanistan through film, can the free world survive?

September 14, 2018

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Then Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump gives a thumbs up with former campaign chairman Paul Manafort standing to his left.

Then Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump, and former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, look on during the 2016 election.


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Paul Manafort's plea deal. Also, an Afghan filmmaker uses the power of the camera to stand up for women's rights. Plus, the future of the free world — can it survive?

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:
Song: inconsist
Artist: Ólafur Arnalds
Label: Decca Music Group Ltd.
Artist: Forró Red Light
Label: Jazz & Milk
Song: Lou
Artist: Victor Rice
Label: Easy Star
Song: Gondonga
Artist: Uji
Label: ZZK Records

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