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Trump Blames Iran For Embassy Attack; Chrysler Museum's Thomas Jefferson Exhibit

Dozens of angry protesters in Iraq stormed the U.S. embassy compound in Baghdad on Tuesday, following deadly U.S. airstrikes on Sunday that killed nearly 25 fighters of an Iran-backed militia in Iraq. Barbara Slavin, director of the Future of Iran Initiative at The Atlantic Council, joins us to discuss the implications. And, an exhibition at the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, Virginia, explores Thomas Jefferson’s evolution as an architect and slave owner. We speak with museum director Erik Neil about Jefferson’s legacy. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now‘s Dec. 31, 2019, full broadcast. You can find more at hereandnow.org, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.

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