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Bernie's Legacy, Unrest in South Sudan, Anna Deavere Smith

Bernie's Legacy, Unrest in South Sudan, Anna Deavere Smith

Coming up on today's show:
The Democratic Primary officially ended today as Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders announced his support for Hillary Clinton. Will the movement Sanders started still have legs in 2020? And what will be his lasting impact on the Democratic Party? Nomiki Konst, host of The Filter on SiriusXM Progress, weighs in. 
It’s expected that Donald Trump will announce his pick for vice president early this week, and Indiana Governor Mike Pence appears to be the front runner for the job. James Briggs, a reporter for The Indianapolis Star, assesses his candidacy and whether the party could usurp Trump’s pick at the convention.
As it enters its fifth year of independence, South Sudan appears to be on the brink of yet another civil war. Hundreds of civilians are fleeing fighting between forces loyal to President Salva Kiir and those loyal to the Vice President Riek Machar. Nok Nora Duany Bassey, founder The American School of South Sudan, has the details.
On Monday in the Unite