Post-Election Politics; Normalizing Trump's Presidency; Facebook's Fake News; Emmett Till's Father; Dear President

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Protesters hold signs during a protest against the election of President-elect Donald Trump, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, in downtown Seattle.

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 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.