Today on HERE & THERE: If the now year and a half long siege of Covid-19 has been stressful for adults, has it been even harder to handle for children? Katie Stone, host and producer of the excellent radio program The Children's Hour, says one answer does not fit all kids. So how can adults help their children? Finding out what they know is a good start. The story, in depth on HERE & THERE, right after the 4 o’clock news.
Today on HERE & THERE: How many American healthcare workers have been killed by Covid-19? The terrible answer is we really don't know. Christina Jewett of Kaiser Health News, and The Guardian's “Lost on the Frontline” project, says we do know the government's official counts by the CDC and OSHA are terribly short. She notes that the nurses' union says the death toll has passed 4,000. The story, in depth on HERE & THERE, right after the 4 o’clock news.
Today on HERE & THERE: Scholar and foreign policy analyst Moises Naim is from Venezuela, where his new novel Two Spies in Caracas is set. The book paints a frightening portrait of the late Bolivarian revolutionary Hugo Chavez and the corrupt, inept state he created. We'll talk about Chavez’s legacy and American attempts to combat it. The story, in depth on HERE & THERE, right after the 4 o’clock news.
THURSDAY 9/30 (from 03/15/21)
Today on HERE & THERE: Remember the big freeze that hit and all but paralyzed the state of Texas this past winter? The days without heat or water that followed the crash of most of the state's power grid was still fresh in Jeremy Schwartz's recollection in mid-March, when we talked with the Texas Tribune's investigative reporter about what broke down and why. The story, in depth on HERE & THERE, right after the 4 o’clock news.