Coming up on today's show:
- Eli Stokols, national political reporter for POLITICO, and Tara Palmeri, Politico EU reporter, talk about what to expect from President-Elect Donald Trump.
- Hua Hsu, a contributing writer for newyorker.com and The New Yorker, an associate professor of English at Vassar College, a fellow at the New America Foundation, and the author of A Floating Chinaman: Fantasy and Failure across the Pacific (Harvard University Press, 2016), and Masha Gessen, the author of several books on Russia, including The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin, talk about what it means to normalize the presidency of Donald Trump, why it's dangerous, and if it can be avoided.
- Facebook is facing critics — both internally and externally — who are concerned about the company's role in the presidential election. Mike Isaac, New York Times reporter, discusses the news — or fake news, as the case may often be — from your Facebook feed.
- John Edgar Wideman, writer, MacArthur fellow and two-time PEN/Faulkner Award-winner, and author of Writing to Save a Life: The Louis Till File (Scribner, 2016), explores the story of Emmett Till's father who was executed by the Army ten years before the lynching that mobilized the Civil Rights movement.
- Kirsten Savali, cultural critic and an associate editor at The Root, discusses her essay about growing up proud in a family of business owners and public servants, before realizing that her country was taking more from her family than they could ever get in return.