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October 19, 2018: Hour 2

President Trump said Thursday that there would be "very severe" consequences if the missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed by Saudi Arabia. A bipartisan group of senators has been pushing for sanctions on Saudi officials in accordance with the Global Magnitsky Act. We speak with American businessman Bill Browder, who helped pass the act. Also, our District Profile continues with a look at Iowa's 6th Congressional District, where GOP Rep. Andy Barr is facing a challenge from military-veteran Democrat Amy McGrath. And on Oct. 19, 1987, the stock market fell 22.6 percent, the largest single-day loss in Wall Street history. New York Times financial reporter Diana Henriques examines what led up to Black Monday and what lessons can be learned from it in her book "A First-Class Catastrophe." That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's Oct. 19, 2018 full broadcast.

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