What Trump Shared With Russian Officials, the History of Immigration Detention, a New Kind of Model

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President Donald Trump met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., on May 10, 2017.
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Coming up on today's show:

  • According to widespread media reports, President Donald Trump shared classified information with Russia’s foreign minister and its ambassador during a meeting at the White House last week. A panel of experts joins The Takeaway to discuss.
  • The U.N. Security Council has called for a meeting today to discuss North Korea's recent long-range missile test, which experts are saying is its most powerful one yet. Daryl Kimball, the executive director of the Arms Control Association, explains the weaponry involved.
  • To many Chinese, today's date marks the anniversary of the official start of the Cultural Revolution when, in 1966, Mao Zedong issued the "May 16th Notification," a summary of what would become the ideological justification for the peasant revolution that would last years and claim millions of lives. Beijing-based journalist and author Ian Johnson spoke with Chinese journalist Tan Hecheng, whose new book, "The Killing Wind: A Chinese County's Descent into Madness during the Cultural Revolution," details the bloody massacre of more than 4,500 people in Dao County in the fall of 1967.