‘I Want To Touch the World’


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Jun 10 2020 34 mins   5

This episode contains strong language.

Nearly 30 years ago, George Perry Floyd Jr. told a high school classmate he would “touch the world” someday. We went to the funeral in Houston of an outsize man who dreamed equally big and whose killing has galvanized a movement against racism across the globe.

Guest: Manny Fernandez, The New York Times’s bureau chief in Houston.

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