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Odetta, the musical 'Voice of the Civil Rights Movement,' brings the haunting refrain of one of Bob Dylan's most radical songs about war, inequality and oppression: Things like that don't happen / No more, nowadays.
CNN's Jake Tapper compares reactions to President's Trump "shithole countries" remarks following the President's tweeted denial.
Here's how the world responded to President Trump's disparaging Jan. 11 remarks about immigrants from "shithole countries," including El Salvador, Haiti and all of Africa.
A short by Jessica Bruder and Laura Poitros (Citizenfour) featuring the stories of some of the thousands of nomadic senior citizens recruited by Amazon to work in its far-flung giant warehouses. With secret camera footage from inside the Amazon empire, and a twist ending.
In Belafonte's version, the Zombie Jamboree takes place in a New York cemetery, naturally enough, in the wake of nuclear war, which Belafonte adds a verse about how to avert.
NYT reporter Michael Schmidt talks with Rachel Maddow about Donald Trump's pressure on Jeff Sessions not to recuse himself from the Russia probe, and Reince Priebus' notes confirming James Comey's testimony.
With an assist from Donald Trump's cease and desist order, Michael Wolff's bombshell book is spilling secrets and breaking sales records.