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1A is home to the national conversation. The show frames the best debates with great guests in ways to make you think, share and engage.

1A is home to the national conversation. The show frames the best debates with great guests in ways to make you think, share and engage.

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1A is home to the national conversation. The show frames the best debates with great guests in ways to make you think, share and engage.

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English


Episodes

The Climate For The Fight Against Climate Change

1/25/2021
"We all should be talking about addressing climate change as a path to build on our innovation. If we seize this moment, we'll be creating more opportunity and security," says Senator Tina Smith, Democrat of Minnesota. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:36:19

The News Roundup For January 22, 2021

1/22/2021
"This raft of [executive] orders is trying to communicate to the public that this administration is going to take a more leading role in response to the pandemic," says The Washington Post's Shane Harris. We talked about the first days of the Biden administration, the last days of the Trump administration and more. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:01:30:01

The First Steps For The Biden Administration

1/21/2021
"There was a lot on the president's plate on the first day. It's just the start in a flurry of executive orders," says Washington Post reporter Seung Min Kim. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:36:54

The Inauguration Of Joe Biden And Its Place In History

1/20/2021
"I think the best president that would serve as an example for Biden might be Abraham Lincoln, who was facing a war... and used his second inaugural address to bring healing to the country. I think that in some ways Biden will have to do the same thing," says historian Kellie Carter Jackson. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:35:02

How The Future Of America Is Thinking About Our Future

1/19/2021
"We want to have this multigenerational move toward social justice, and it just feels like our leaders and the party aren't doing that," says 17-year-old Aiden Kohn-Murphy. He says it's difficult to feel like he's being represented by elected officials when many are over 70. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:37:01

Eerie Theories: The Psychology Behind Conspiracy

1/18/2021
Donald Trump did not win the presidential election last November. Why do so many people believe he did? We explore the psychology associated with conspiracy theories. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:34:38

The News Roundup for January 15, 2021

1/15/2021
A week after a deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol, the House of Representatives voted to impeach the president for the second time. World leaders react to the news. The U.S. has labeled Yemen's Houthi movement as a foreign terrorist organization and Cuba is back on the list of state sponsors of terrorism. We talk about all those stories and more on the News Roundup. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter...

Duration:01:31:00

America Couldn't Ease Homelessness Before The Pandemic. What Can We Do Now?

1/14/2021
"The virus [is] causing people to lose their jobs and causing economic problems and these are the kinds of situations that lead to more homelessness," says Steve Berg, Vice President of the National Alliance to End Homelessness. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:35:29

Big Tech, Speech And The President Of The United States

1/13/2021
"The First Amendment, like all of the U.S. Constitution, applies only to government. It's a set of rules about what government can do to its citizens," says RonNell Andersen-Jones, professor of law at the University of Utah. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:35:28

In America, Who Gets Policed And How?

1/12/2021
"The fair and objective application of the law is what builds trust in our communities and in our neighborhoods. It's when police stray from this, that's when we see these fissures," says Frank Straub. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:35:46

What's Next For Congress After The Attack On The Capitol?

1/11/2021
Five people are dead after pro-Trump insurrectionists attacked the United States Capitol. Now, it's up to the country's elected leaders to steer what some Americans fear is a sinking ship. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:34:31

The News Roundup For January 8, 2021

1/8/2021
Insurrectionists storm the Capitol. The Electoral College's vote for Joe Biden is certified. World leaders react to a mob breaking into the Capitol. The U.K. finally completes Brexit. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:01:28:13

How The United States Arrived At Pro-Trump Extremists Breaching The Capitol Building

1/7/2021
Pro-Trump insurrectionists breached the Capitol Building. We bring you the latest on what we know about how the United States got here. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:34:27

What The Georgia Runoff Results Mean For The Senate

1/6/2021
"I think the divide within the GOP is only growing bigger right now," The 19th's Amanda Becker says. "No one knows what the party will look like in two or four years and how long Trump's imprint will linger." Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:34:27

The COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout: Your Questions Answered

1/5/2021
After a slow start, millions of Americans are expecting their first shot of a COVID-19 vaccine. How can we pick up the pace of vaccination? And what do we know about how the vaccine rollout has gone so far? Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:34:52

The 1A Georgia Senate Runoffs Preview

1/4/2021
When will we get results from the Senate runoffs in Georgia? "I think it's safe to say, it's gonna be Election Week," says WABE's Emma Hurt. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:36:01

Why Animated TV And Film Is Thriving During The Pandemic

1/1/2021
While live-action movies and television crews have slowed or stopped their work during the pandemic, America's TV and film animators have been busy as they work from home. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:35:20

Designing Our World: When The Customer Actually Comes First

12/31/2020
How many companies really get to know their customers before launching a product? A lot of businesses would say they do. But design thinkers disagree. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:31:04

Designing Our World: Accessibility In Tech

12/30/2020
It seems like technology becomes more integrated into our lives every day. But is this new technology accessible for everyone? Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:30:11

Designing Our World: Clothing Without The Gender Binary

12/29/2020
More and more fashion designers are exploring the boundaries of gender and identity in their clothing. But some say the industry has to go further still. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:34:51