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August 22, 2018: Hour 1

A former Watergate prosecutor says Michael Cohen's plea deal makes President Trump an "unindicted co-conspirator." Cohen, Trump's former personal attorney, said in court Tuesday that he made illegal campaign payments at the direction of the president. Also, Democratic U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke is putting up a noteworthy fight against Republican Sen. Ted Cruz in the upcoming midterm elections. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson checks in with O'Rourke from the campaign trail. And Oakland, California, is making a name for itself in Hollywood. The city is the backdrop for some big summer films, including "Blindspotting" and "Sorry to Bother You," and the breakout novel "There There." That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Aug. 22, 2018 full broadcast.

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