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Heated Supreme Court hearings, an explosive book, and an even more explosive anonymous op-ed. Putting a wrap on a tumultuous week in Politics.

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Terry Gross talks with David Kirkpatrick, a New York Times international correspondent based in London.  We’ll also discuss his new book, about covering the Egyptian revolution and subsequent coup, when Kirkpatrick was Cairo Bureau chief.  It’s also about the Obama administration’s response. Join us.


On the next Fresh Air, a look back at the Supreme Court term with New York Times reporter, Adam Liptak. He'll talk about important decisions that didn’t get much attention, as well as those that did. And we'll hear about Justice Kennedy's retirement. 

New York Times science columnist Carl Zimmer is the author of the new book, She Has Her Mother's Laugh: The Power, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity.   He writes the Matter column for the Times.  He won the Online Journalism Award in 2017 for his series of articles in which he explored his genome.  He is the author of 13 books including, A Planet of Viruses. 

This week on Climate One:

Who are the people bankrolling our political system? New Yorker writer Jane Mayer takes us behind the scenes and exposes the powerful group of individuals who are shaping our country.  

In her latest book, Dark Money: the Hidden History Behind the Rise of the Radical Right, Mayer traces the billions of dollars spent by the Kochs, the Scaifes, the Olins, and the Bradleys and uncovers their influences on policies related to climate change, the economy and more.  

This month, Word By Word host Gil Mansergh has a sparkling conversation with Laurie R. King, the winner of the John Creasy Memorial Award for The Beekeeper’s Apprentice - the first of a dozen historical mysteries featuring Mary Russell and her mentor (and eventual husband) Sherlock Holmes.