The situation in Zimbabwe continues to worsen, and now the US has expanded sanctions against the country. Hear the latest news from Zimbabwe, and find out how things were allowed to deteriorate so badly. Also: a new one-man performance about growing up in 1970s Oakland. Francie Lin’s debut crime novel, The Foreigner. Plus, a look at where performing arts festivals in New York – and whether underserved communities are getting their fair share of them.
We're hosting another FREE Lopate Show film screening this coming Monday, August 4! We'll be watching the 1972 film "The Candidate." Seats are filling up quickly, so RSVP soon. Find out more.