Talking with a rabbi whose congregation was targeted by an extremist — plus, San Francisco can now access $492 million in funding for homeless

On this show:

0:08 – On “Mondays with Mitch,” host Brian Edwards-Tiekert talks with Letters and Politics host Mitch Jeserich about Trump saying on tape that he wanted to minimize awareness of the Covid-19 emergency and “play it down.”

0:34 – John Swartzberg is clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health. He takes your Covid questions.

1:08 – In a less-discussed revelations from Bob Woodward’s released tapes and books, Donald Trump bragged to the journalist that the U.S. has a “secret” new weapon in its nuclear arsenal. We talk about this with Conn Hallinan, columnist for Foreign Policy In Focus.

1:34 – A court has unlocked $492 million in funding collected for housing the homeless under San Francisco’s Proposition C, a measure that London Breed opposed, but which San Francisco must now put to use. We talk about the long campaign and legal battle for Prop C with Jennifer Friedenbach, executive director of the San Francisco Coalition on Homelessness.

1:41 – As part of our series America Unmasked, Cat Brooks interviews Rabbi Birdie Becker of Temple Emanuel in Colorado, where an extremist planned a bomb attack against parishioners that was thwarted.


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