Weekly Wrap: Harvey Weinstein Trial Begins, Iran Conflict, & Getting Off Twitter : It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders Elise Hu steps in for Sam this week, from member station WBEZ in Chicago. She's joined by NPR's Peter Sagal, host of 'Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!', and Greta Johnsen of WBEZ's 'Nerdette' podcast. They discuss Harvey Weinstein, the Hollywood producer now on trial in New York for sex crimes. Plus, an Iranian-American writer shares her perspective on decades of disputes between Iran and the U.S. Also, Peter tries to get off Twitter.
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Weekly Wrap: Harvey Weinstein Trial Begins, Iran Conflict, Plus Getting Off Twitter

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Weekly Wrap: Harvey Weinstein Trial Begins, Iran Conflict, Plus Getting Off Twitter

Weekly Wrap: Harvey Weinstein Trial Begins, Iran Conflict, Plus Getting Off Twitter

Weekly Wrap: Harvey Weinstein Trial Begins, Iran Conflict, Plus Getting Off Twitter

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Harvey Weinstein, accused of various sex crimes, leaving his New York City trial. He also faces new charges in Los Angeles. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images hide caption

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Elise Hu steps in for Sam this week from member station WBEZ in Chicago and is joined by NPR's Peter Sagal, host of 'Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!', and Greta Johnsen of WBEZ's 'Nerdette' podcast. They discuss Harvey Weinstein, who is on trial in New York for sex crimes while new charges are filed against him in Los Angeles. Plus, an Iranian-American writer shares her perspective on decades of disputes between Iran and the U.S. Also, Peter tries to get off Twitter.

This episode of NPR's It's Been a Minute was guest-hosted by Elise Hu. The show is produced by Brent Baughman, Anjuli Sastry and Danny Hensel. Our editor is Kitty Eisele. Our director of programming is Steve Nelson. You can follow us on Twitter @NPRItsBeenAMin.