The Aftermath Of The Failed Coup, Three Works Take On Puerto Rican Nationalism

Turkey’s President Calls For 3-Month State Of Emergency After Coup Attempt
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan heads an emergency meeting of the National Security Council in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (Kayhan Ozer/Pool via AP)
Turkey’s President Calls For 3-Month State Of Emergency After Coup Attempt
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan heads an emergency meeting of the National Security Council in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (Kayhan Ozer/Pool via AP)

The Aftermath Of The Failed Coup, Three Works Take On Puerto Rican Nationalism

On today’s show:

  • This week Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan declared a three-month state of emergency following last weekend’s failed coup. We discuss how the government is proceeding in the aftermath of the coup.
  • Three new films opening in theaters and the play Lolita de Lares focuses on a key moment in the history of the struggle for Puerto Rican independence. Liza Ann Acosta, the dramaturg, joins us to talk about the play.