Copyright 2019 NPR. To see more, visit MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: The hand swat seen around the world - that is how journalist Kate Bennett describes the moment in 2017 when Donald Trump reached for his wife's hand and she was having none of it, slapped his hand away with the TV cameras rolling on the tarmac in Tel Aviv. Now, that hand swat prompted all kinds of questions about Melania Trump, about the state of their marriage, about a moment of very public defiance from a very private woman. Kate Bennett takes on those questions in her new biography of the first lady. It is titled "Free, Melania." Kate Bennett, great to see you. KATE BENNETT: It's good to see you. KELLY: So that hand swat - let's just start there. You argue that it matters because...
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'Free, Melania' Takes On The First Lady, Her Marriage And Influence On The President