The Gist

When Words Change World Events

Use your words, but don’t forget to use spell-check, too.

President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raúl Castro shake hands during a meeting at the Revolution Palace in Havana on March 21, 2016.

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On The Gist, Mike predicts what Donald Trump will say at AIPAC. Then, the latest bear-news headlines reviewed with our regular expert Rae Wynn-Grant from the American Museum of Natural History. For the Spiel, three recent world events where language matters.

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