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Trump’s Lawyer Received Payoff From 'Ukrainian Interests,' Iranian Filmmaker Bahman Ghobadi, And Weekend Passport

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Iranian-Kurdish filmmaker Bahman Ghobadi, WBEZ film contributor Milos Stehlik, and Northwestern University professor Hamid Naficy.

Iranian-Kurdish filmmaker Bahman Ghobadi, WBEZ film contributor Milos Stehlik, and Northwestern University professor Hamid Naficy.

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On today's show: 

  • This week, the BBC broke a story that alleged President Trump’s personal attorney, Michael Cohen, received $400,000 to secure a meeting between Trump and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. We speak with Eugene Bondarenko, a lecturer in the Slavic department at  the University of Michigan. 
  • WBEZ film contributor Milos Stehlik interviews Iranian filmmaker Bahman Ghobadi.
  • Weekend Passport: The Chicago House Music Festival comes to Millennium Park.
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