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Each week The Costa Report goes where the other networks won’t. Rebecca Costa delivers what other "big-name" talk show hosts don’t. She invites the world’s top newsmakers and thought-leaders to discuss the challenges we now face for one full hour each week.

Each week The Costa Report goes where the other networks won’t. Rebecca Costa delivers what other "big-name" talk show hosts don’t. She invites the world’s top newsmakers and thought-leaders to discuss the challenges we now face for one full hour each week.
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Each week The Costa Report goes where the other networks won’t. Rebecca Costa delivers what other "big-name" talk show hosts don’t. She invites the world’s top newsmakers and thought-leaders to discuss the challenges we now face for one full hour each week.

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English

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Episodes

Best of 2017: Walter Mondale - Rebecca Costa

12/28/2017
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Walter “Fritz” Mondale served as Vice President of the United States under President Jimmy Carter from 1977 to 1981. Mondale worked as the United States Senator from Minnesota from 1964 through 1976. He was the Democratic presidential nominee in 1984, and the first to select a woman as a Vice Presidential running mate for a major party – Geraldine Ferraro. From 1993 to 1996 Mondale served as the U.S. ambassador to Japan under President Bill Clinton.

Duration:01:47:59

Dr. Mark Trexler - Rebecca Costa

11/24/2017
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Dr. Mark Trexler has specialized in climate change for almost 30 years. He has been a lead author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and worked on the first carbon offset program while at the World Resources Institute in Washington, DC. He founded the first business climate risk consulting firm, and most recently served as Director of Climate Risk for the international risk firm of Det Norske Veritas. Dr. Trexler’s current project is the Climate Web – an open-access resource...

Duration:01:48:00

Lewis Black - Rebecca Costa

10/26/2017
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Lewis Black is an American comedian, author, social critic and actor. In addition to being voted one of Comedy Central’s 100 Greatest Comedians of All Time, Black is the author of three bestselling books. He is a highly regarded actor who has appeared in films such as Hannah and Her Sisters, Jacob’s Ladder, The Hard Way, etc. Black has served as the “Ambassador for Voting Rights” for the American Civil Liberties Union since 2013.

Duration:01:47:59

Robert F. Bauer - Rebecca Costa

10/20/2017
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Robert F. Bauer previously served as White House Counsel to United States President Barack Obama. Prior to this appointment Bauer was the personal attorney for Obama and General Counsel for Obama’s presidential campaign. He also served as General Counsel for the Democratic National Committee. Robert Bauer is a law partner at Perkins Coie.

Duration:01:47:59

George P. Schultz - Rebecca Costa

10/13/2017
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George P. Schultz served as the 60th United States Secretary of State, 62nd U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, U.S. Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and U.S. Secretary of Labor. He is one of only two politicians to serve in four different cabinet positions. Schultz took a hiatus from government to become the President of Bechtel Corporation until he was tapped by President Ronald Reagan to become Secretary of State. Though he retired from public office in 1989, he continues to...

Duration:01:48:00

Walter Mondale - Rebecca Costa

9/28/2017
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Walter “Fritz” Mondale served as Vice President of the United States under President Jimmy Carter from 1977 to 1981. Mondale worked as the United States Senator from Minnesota from 1964 through 1976. He was the Democratic presidential nominee in 1984, and the first to select a woman as a vice presidential running mate for a major party – Geraldine Ferraro. From 1993 to 1996 Mondale served as the U.S. Ambassador to Japan under President Bill Clinton.

Duration:01:47:58

Matt Bevin - Rebecca Costa

9/21/2017
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Matthew Griswold Bevin was elected Governor of Kentucky in 2015. As Governor, Bevin has been an advocate of permitting insurance providers to compete across state lines, capping damages awarded for pain and suffering, allowing individuals to purchase health insurance with pre-tax earnings, and providing federal block grants to states to allow them to cover individuals with pre-existing conditions.

Duration:01:47:59

Richard Painter - Rebecca Costa

9/15/2017
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Richard Painter served as an Associate Counsel to the U.S. President from 2005 to 2007. During his tenure, he worked as the chief ethics lawyer for President Bush, White House employees, and senior nominees to Senate-confirmed positions in the Executive Branch. He is the S. Walter Richey Professor of Corporate Law at the University of Minnesota and is currently vice chair of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW).

Duration:01:47:59

Robert Atkinson - Rebecca Costa

9/7/2017
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Robert David Atkinson is a Canadian-American economist. He is president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a public policy think tank based in Washington, D.C., which promotes policies based on innovation economics. As a respected policy expert and commentator, Atkinson has testified numerous times before the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, and appears frequently on news programs including BBC, CNBC, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, NPR, and NBC Nightly News.

Duration:01:48:01

Karl Rove - Rebecca Costa

8/31/2017
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Karl Rove is a renowned political consultant and policy advisor. Karl Rove served as Senior Advisor to President George W. Bush from 2000–2007 and Deputy Chief of Staff from 2004–2007. He oversaw the Offices of Strategic Initiatives, Political Affairs, Public Liaison, and Intergovernmental Affairs and was Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy, coordinating all White House policy-making processes. Since leaving the White House, Rove has worked as a political analyst, strategist and contributor...

Duration:01:47:59

Deepak Chopra - Rebecca Costa

8/24/2017
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Deepak Chopra is a prominent advocate of alternative medicine and bestselling author. Chopra studied medicine in India before emigrating to the United States where he became Chief of Staff at New England Memorial Hospital. Chopra is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism and is the author of more than 85 books translated into over 43 languages. In 1996, he co-founded the Chopra Center for Wellbeing.

Duration:01:48:00

Peter Georgescu

8/17/2017
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Peter Georgescu is the Chairman Emeritus of Young & Rubicam, one of the world’s largest advertising agencies. He emigrated to the United States in 1954 after being held as a political prisoner in Romania. His career spans 38 years, with top management experience both in the U.S. and Europe. In recognition for his contributions he was inducted into the Advertising Hall of Fame in 2011. Mr. Georgescu is also the author of three bestselling books.

Duration:01:48:01

Jim Lehrer - Rebecca Costa

8/11/2017
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Jim Lehrer is a journalist best known as the former News Anchor and Executive Editor for the PBS NewsHour. He is also known for his role as a popular moderator in more U.S. Presidential debates than any other journalist. In 1999, Lehrer received the National Humanities Medal and was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame and into The Silver Circle of the Washington, DC, Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. He is the recipient of two Emmys, the Fred Friendly...

Duration:01:47:58

Roger Stone - Rebecca Costa

8/3/2017
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Roger Stone Jr. is a long-time confidant of President Donald Trump, political consultant and strategist. Stone hosts the Stone Cold Truth radio program and is the author of several bestselling books. He has written for the New York Times Sunday Magazine, The New York Times as well as Newsmax.com, Breitbart, and the FOX Opinion page. He is also a frequent guest on Fox News. Since 2009, Stone’s annual “Ten Best and Worst Dressed” list has been featured in the Huffington Post and the New York...

Duration:01:47:59

Steve Beshear - Rebecca Costa

7/28/2017
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Steven Lynn Beshear was the 61st Governor of Kentucky from 2007 to 2015. He served in the Kentucky House of Representatives from 1974 to 1980, was the state’s Attorney General from 1980 to 1983, and Lieutenant Governor from 1983 to 1987. He founded the consulting firm, Hourglass Consulting, LLC, and recently served as a Senior Leadership Fellow at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. Beshear’s 2017 book - People Over Politics - shares the inside story of how Kentucky made...

Duration:01:47:58

Karl Eikenberry - Rebecca Costa

7/21/2017
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Karl W. Eikenberry served as U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan from 2009 until 2011, during the U.S. troop surge. He had a thirty-five-year career in the U.S. Army, retiring with the rank of lieutenant general. Eikenberry is presently the Director of the U.S.-Asia Security Initiative and faculty member at the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center at Stanford University. He is a Stanford University Professor of Practice, and an affiliate at the FSI Center for Democracy, Development and Rule...

Duration:01:48:01

George Mitchell - Rebecca Costa

7/14/2017
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George J. Mitchell was Senate Majority Leader from 1989 to 1995 and U.S. Senator from Maine from 1980 to 1995. He was the primary architect of the 1998 Good Friday Agreement for peace in Northern Ireland. Mitchell also served as the chairman of The Walt Disney Company and US Special Envoy for Middle East Peace. He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1999.

Duration:01:48:00

Steve Case - Rebecca Costa

7/6/2017
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Stephen McConnell Case is the co-founder and former CEO of America Online (AOL). In 2000, he negotiated the largest merger in business history, bringing together AOL and Time Warner. Case is the founding chair of the Startup America Partnership—a White House effort to accelerate high-growth entrepreneurship throughout the nation. A member of the Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship, Case serves as Chairman of the Case Foundation.

Duration:01:48:00

Lawrence Levy - Rebecca Costa

6/29/2017
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Lawrence Levy is a Silicon Valley lawyer and executive hired by Steve Jobs in 1994 as CFO of Pixar Animation Studios. Levy served on Pixar’s board of directors until 2006. Levy published “To Pixar and Beyond: My Unlikely Journey with Steve Jobs to Make Entertainment History” – a book which chronicles the story of Pixar’s improbable success. In 2003, Levy cofounded the Juniper Foundation.

Duration:01:47:58

Leon Panetta - Rebecca Costa

6/22/2017
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Leon Edward Panetta served as United States Secretary of Defense from 2011 to 2013, Director of the CIA from 2009 to 2011, White House Chief of Staff from 1994 to 1997, Director of the Office of Management and Budget from 1993 to 1994, and as a U.S. Representative from California from 1977-1993. As Director of the CIA, Panetta oversaw the operation that brought down Osama bin Laden. While Secretary of Defense, Panetta repealed “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” and focused on keeping the U. S....

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