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July 16, 2018: Hour 2

We get perspective on the Trump-Putin summit from William Pomeranz, deputy director of the Kennan Institute at the Wilson Center and a Russia analyst. Also, the night before the world entered the atomic age 73 years ago today on July 16, 1945, there was a strange sound coming from the edge of the Trinity test site camp in the New Mexico desert. And the University of Georgia recently released a study showing that an estimated 111 million metric tons of plastic garbage will pile up around the world by 2030. One polymer chemist joins us to discuss how to make plastic that's easier to recycle, and ways to improve the plastic recycling system. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's July 16, 2018 full broadcast.

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