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March 18 - Is Trump Losing It as Mueller Closes In?; A Call to Investigate Trump's Friend Who Owned Massage Parlors; New Zealand's Gun Control Action Compared to US Inaction

3/18/2019
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Duration:01:02:59

March 17 - Why Trump Won’t Condemn White Nationalism; The Convergence of Attacks on Muslims, Social Media and Targeting Houses of Worship; Students Around the World Protest Inaction on Global Warming

3/17/2019
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Duration:00:59:40

March 14 - Beto O'Rourke's Entry into the Presidential Race; The Senate's Rebuke of Trump and His Unwavering Support for MBS; The Senate Vote's Down Trump's Emergency Declaration Which Now Goes to the Courts

3/14/2019
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Duration:00:59:42

March 13 - Trump Appears Poised to Pardon Manafort; Why the US is Losing Out to China on 5G and High Speed Internet; The College Admission Scandal

3/13/2019
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Duration:01:00:06

March 12 - The Brexit Zombie Has the UK Heading for a Cliff; A Roadmap to Fix Our Broken Democracy; Trump and Maduro Fan the Flames as Venezuela Slowly Dies

3/12/2019
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Duration:00:59:36

March 11 - Did Software in Conflict with Human Control Cause the 737 MAX 8 Crashes?; Manafort Got Off Light, but US Sentencing is Harsh; A Critique of Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren's Foreign Policy

3/11/2019
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Duration:00:59:55

March 5 - The Culture of Celebrity is Colliding with the Culture of Scandal; The Unprecedented Trump-Fox News Relationship; Will the Senate Start Acting Like a Separate Branch of Government?

3/5/2019
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Duration:00:59:22

March 4 - The Vatican's Secret WWII Archives to Be Opened; Behind the Scenes at CPAC; The White House's Reckless Path Away from Nuclear Deterrence and Diplomacy

3/4/2019
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Duration:00:59:58

March 3 - Deutsche Bank's Shady Relationship with Donald Trump; How Democrats Can Re-Define "Socialism" Against Republicans; Trump Vows to Strip Funding if Campuses Don't Support What He Calls "Free Speech"

3/3/2019
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Duration:01:01:26

February 28 - Nuclear Powers India and Pakistan Go to the Brink with Nobody Minding the Store in Washington; Netanyahu Faces Serious Charges; The Diplomatic Train wreck in Hanoi

2/28/2019
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Duration:01:00:40

February 27 - Michael Cohen's Explosive Public Testimony Today; Who is This Person Described as a Racist, Conman and a Cheat?; An Assessment of Today's Trump-Kim Summit in Hanoi

2/27/2019
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Duration:00:59:53

February 26 - Trump Might Just Pull off a Big Deal in Hanoi; Inside the Inner Sanctums of the Global Elite in This New Gilded Age; Could India's Bombing of Territory Pakistan Claims Lead to a Wider War?

2/26/2019
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Duration:00:59:21

February 25 - Hawks Running Trump's Venezuelan Policy Could Spark Civil War; A Possible People's Vote in a New Brexit Referendum; Controversy Over the Best Picture Academy Award

2/25/2019
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Duration:00:59:51

February 21 - Trump's Accomplices in Overturning Libel Laws; America's Hidden History; Is There a Move Underway to Protect the GOP from the Damage the Mueller Report Will Do To Them?

2/21/2019
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Program Date: 02/21/2019 https://www.backgroundbriefing.org/2019/02/21/background-briefing-februa... mp3audio: Full Program

Duration:01:01:21

February 20 - Breaking Stories on the Mueller Probe and Trump's Efforts to Thwart It; An Analysis of Putin's State-of-the-Nation Address Today; Revelations of McKinsey & Company's Fall from Grace

2/20/2019
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Program Date: 02/20/2019 https://www.backgroundbriefing.org/2019/02/20/background-briefing-februa... mp3audio: Full Program

Duration:00:59:42