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Go beyond the headlines of the stories shaping the conversation in Washington and across the country with interviews that provide background and context to the issues and events dominating the news cycle.

Go beyond the headlines of the stories shaping the conversation in Washington and across the country with interviews that provide background and context to the issues and events dominating the news cycle.

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Go beyond the headlines of the stories shaping the conversation in Washington and across the country with interviews that provide background and context to the issues and events dominating the news cycle.

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Episodes

Remembering John Lewis

8/2/2020
Civil rights leader and Representative John Lewis, Democrat of Georgia died last month, On Thursday, funeral services were held in Georgia. Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama all spoke at the service. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:06:34

Michael Balsamo, Lead Justice Dept. & Federal Law Enforcement Reporter, The AP

7/24/2020
After more than 20 years the federal government has begun executing those on federal death row, AP Justice Department Correspondent Michael Balsamo joins to discuss the experiences of witnessing two of them this summer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:10

Dr. Scott Brabrand, Superintendent, Fairfax County Public Schools

7/17/2020
This week's guests explains the debate over whether or not to send children back to physical classrooms or do at home distance learning. This all comes as cases of covid-19 continue to climb in the United States. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:22

Danielle Pletka, Senior Foreign Policy Fellow, American Enterprise Institute

7/10/2020
Our guest this week digs deep into the political situation in Hong Kong. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:23

White House Pressures Schools to Reopen in Fall

7/7/2020
Today's program looks at the President's remarks on the re-opening of schools. Interviews with Jeff Stein of The Washington Post (15) and Holly Otterbein of Politico (32). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:00

David Sanger, National Security Correspondent, The New York Times

7/3/2020
New York Times National Security Correspondent David Sanger talks about the latest on Afghan contractors handing out Russian cash to kill American soldiers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:14

Gerald Seib, Executive Washington Editor, The Wall Street Journal

6/26/2020
Our guest has covered Washington D.C. at the Wall Street Journal, for over 40 years. He joins us to discuss the 2020 presidential campaign along with his new book "We Should Have See It Coming". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:34

Patrick Buchanan, Speech Writer, Nixon Administration

6/19/2020
Our guest is a former speech writer for President Richard Nixon during his 1968 presidential campaign. We examine the historical parallels of what Americans are seeing today versus what the United States experienced during the 1968 campaign. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:03

Margaret Brennan, Moderator, Face the Nation

6/12/2020
Face the Nation Moderator Margaret Brennan talks about the importance of the role of "moderator", the hurried pace of the news, and what preparing for the program entails. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:55

Camille Busette, Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution

6/5/2020
Our guest this week is Camille Busette, a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, who joins us to talk about racial and economic inequality. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:48

Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-WA), Congressional Modernization

5/28/2020
By its very nature Congress is a highly partisan body. But historically…there have been moments when the two parties come together for the greater good. Is there a way for the House tone down the political rancor? It's a subject we address with Congressman Derek Kilmer, the chair of a House Select Committee looking at ways to improve the institution. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:15

Ed Yong, Staff Writer at The Atlantic

5/21/2020
The Atlantic's science writer Ed Yong discusses the patchwork response to the coronavirus pandemic. He believes that the United States is not out of the woods yet talks about how the virus has exploited the growing disparities between population sectors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:31

Walter Mondale, Former Vice President of the United States

5/14/2020
Former Vice President and one-time Democratic Presidential Nominee Walter Mondale, the last Democratic nominee to select a female running mate, Congresswoman Geraldine Ferraro. He talks about his decision to choose the Congresswoman, who he thinks Vice President Joe Biden should choose for his running mate, and take a look back at what made Vice President Mondale's time in office different from that of his contemporaries Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:22:20

Harold Holzer, President Lincoln Author and Historian

5/7/2020
Lincoln historian and author Harold Holzer is our guest by phone from his home in Rye, New York, to discuss the recent remarks by President Donald Trump on his comparison to the 16th President of the United States and his relationship with the press. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:00

Dr. Charmaine Yoest, Vice President, Heritage Foundation

5/1/2020
This week our guest is Dr. Charmaine Yoest, a vice president at the Heritage Foundation who is currently serving on the National Coronavirus Recovery Commission. She discusses her work in getting American's back to work as they face one of the greatest challenges of their lifetime. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:14

Leonard Downie Jr., Former Executive Editor, The Washington Post

4/24/2020
Former Washington Post Executive Editor Leonard Downie Jr. joins to discuss his latest report with the Committee to Project Journalists. It catalogs President Trump's anti-press behaviors and charges of "fake news." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:50

Jonathan Karl, Chief White House Correspondent, ABC News

4/17/2020
ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl joins to discuss his time covering President Donald Trump, leading the White House Correspondent Association during the Coronavirus pandemic, and his latest book "Front Row at the Trump Show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:40

Peter Brookes, Senior Fellow of National Security, Heritage Foundation

4/10/2020
Heritage Foundation National Security Senior Fellow Peter Brookes joins The Weekly to talk about COVID-19 pandemic. He offers his insights into when life might return to normal and the importance of not ending social distancing too soon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:11

Dan Balz, Washington Post National Political Correspondent

4/3/2020
Washington Post National Political Correspondent Dan Balz joins the program to discuss the latest on the coronavirus and its impact on Campaign 2020. With the Democratic Party delaying its convention and states pushing back their primaries, where do things stand with Democratic front runner Joe Biden? Dan Balz shares his assessment on all that plus on President Trump's progress as he tries to manage a pandemic and an economic meltdown. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:25:31

Craig Shirley, Author and Historian

3/27/2020
Author, historian, and lecturer Craig Shirley compares the sacrifices made by our parents and grandparents during World War Two and the depression to the sacrifices being made today due to the Coronavirus outbreak. He expounds on his thoughts first expressed in a Fox News opinion piece that today's sacrifices don't quite match those made by earlier generations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:02