Jun 15, 2018

America’s 1998 World Cup disaster

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(U.S. Edition) That's soccer, if you were wondering which one. But first: China is threatening quick retaliation against U.S. tariffs on $50 billion worth of goods. Our Shanghai correspondent will bring us the latest before we shift our focus up…

(U.S. Edition) That’s soccer, if you were wondering which one. But first: China is threatening quick retaliation against U.S. tariffs on $50 billion worth of goods. Our Shanghai correspondent will bring us the latest before we shift our focus up north, our relationship with Canadian agriculture. Plus: History seems to be repeating itself for the American soccer team in this year’s World Cup. We’ll look back to the 1998 tournament with Roger Bennett, host of a new podcast from Men in Blazers and WNYC called “American Fiasco.” Today’s podcast is sponsored by Indeed. (06/15/2018)

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC