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Broadcast legend Dave Ross, winner of multiple Edward R. Murrow Awards for excellence in journalism, talks to the people and policy makers affecting your world. Now, you can listen to the full conversation - raw and uncut. Hear Dave Ross on Seattle's Morning News weekdays at 6am on KIRO Radio 97.3 FM.

Broadcast legend Dave Ross, winner of multiple Edward R. Murrow Awards for excellence in journalism, talks to the people and policy makers affecting your world. Now, you can listen to the full conversation - raw and uncut. Hear Dave Ross on Seattle's Morning News weekdays at 6am on KIRO Radio 97.3 FM.
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Tacoma, WA

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Broadcast legend Dave Ross, winner of multiple Edward R. Murrow Awards for excellence in journalism, talks to the people and policy makers affecting your world. Now, you can listen to the full conversation - raw and uncut. Hear Dave Ross on Seattle's Morning News weekdays at 6am on KIRO Radio 97.3 FM.

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Episodes

Michael Waldman, Brennan Center For Justice, NYU, "The Definitive History of the 2nd Amendment"

11/10/2017
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Michael Waldman reveals the true history of the 2nd Amendment, its modern context, and how political will -- not a legal or constitutional challenge -- is the only barrier to enacting meaningful gun regulation in the United States.

Duration: 00:16:26


Roger Valdez, Smart Growth Seattle

11/9/2017
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As Seattle prepares to scrutinize the next Mayor -- and her inevitable sweeping policy items on the horizon, Roger Valdez proposes market-based solutions to address the biggest issues the city faces: housing affordability and the epidemic of homelessness.

Duration: 00:20:13


Lawrence O'Donnell, "Playing With Fire: The 1968 Election & The Transformation of American Politics"

11/9/2017
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MSNBC Commentator Lawrence O'Donnell has studied what was undisputedly the most contentious election in U.S. history. He parallels the career and election of Richard Nixon with that of President Trump.

Duration: 00:24:00


Lee Jeffries & the Union Gospel Mission, "Lost Angels"

11/3/2017
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Internationally renowned photographer Lee Jeffries' photos of the homeless will be displayed on Seattle building to spotlights the faces of homelessness. Lee, Union Gospel Mission President Jeff Lilley, and Mike Cook, one of the homeless men featured in the installation, join Dave and Colleen for an enlightening and heartwarming conversation reminding us all the importance of caring for the least of us who live amongst us.

Duration: 00:23:39


Jinyoung Lee Englund, Republican Candidate for Senate, 45th District

11/2/2017
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Washington's 45th District Senate race holds the key to the balance of partisan power in the state -- should the Democratic candidate win, the Democrats will gain majority in the Senate to go along with their existing majority in the House. Dave Ross and Hanna Scott introduce you to Jinyoung Lee Englund, the Republican Candidate for the 45th.

Duration: 00:28:51


Manka Dhingra, Democratic Candidate for Senate, 45th District

11/2/2017
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Washington's 45th District Senate race holds the key to the balance of partisan power in the state -- should the Democratic candidate win, the Democrats will gain majority in the Senate to go along with their existing majority in the House. Dave Ross and Hanna Scott introduce you to Manka Dhingra, the Democratic Candidate for the 45th.

Duration: 00:24:28


Charlie Sykes, "How the Right Lost its Mind"

11/1/2017
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Former talk show host Charlie Sykes says he's still a conservative, but he's not a part of what the conservative movement has become. His new book is titled "How the Right Lost its Mind"

Duration: 00:24:48


Jonathan Martin & Vernal Coleman, Seattle Times, "Project Homeless"

10/30/2017
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The Seattle Times is kicking off an exciting new series exploring every facet of the crisis of homelessness in our community. It's been two years since City of Seattle and King County officials declared an emergency -- yet no solution is in sight, and the problem deepens with every passing week. Jonathan Martin, editor of the "Project Homeless" series, along with Vernal Coleman, the reporter who's spent countless hours on the first installment of the project join Dave Ross in-studio for a...

Duration: 00:23:50


American Radical: Inside the World of an Undercover Muslim FBI Agent

10/25/2017
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"Tamer Elnoury" is an active FBI agent who has worked undercover alongside Al Qaeda operatives and foiled terror plots from inside the organization. Listen in to his conversation with Dave Ross to understand what the TRUE motives for terror are. And according to Elnoury, it's not religion. (Agent's name and voice have been disguised to protect his identity).

Duration: 00:16:40


Jere Van Dyke, ""The Trade: My Journey Into the Labyrinth of Political Kidnappings"

10/23/2017
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Jere Van Dyke, Dave's former CBS colleague, is an acting intermediary between the US government and the Taliban. You see, Jere was held y the Taliban for 45 days and has traveled throughout, learned, and studied the region for over 40 years in ways few have ever done. Jere has made it his mission to clarify for the Western world the real intentions of the Taliban, Al Qaeda, ISIS, and protect those in their captivity, just as he was.

Duration: 00:44:52


Marshall Allen, ProPublica, "Wasted Medicine: Eyedrops and Cancer Meds"

10/19/2017
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As the President and Congress continue to disagree on how Americans should receive health insurance, there is complete consensus that one of the largest problems in the health care market is the soaring cost of medical care. And Marshall Allen from ProPublica has been working tirelessly to track down one of the reasons for the astronomical cost of care -- waste, to the tune of $765 billion dollars a year.

Duration: 00:12:19


David Skover, "The Judge: 26 Machiavellian Lessons"

10/19/2017
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As it turns out, the United States Supreme Court is partisan and hypocritical, sharing much in common with a certain notorious Italian Renaissance diplomat according to David Skover and Ronald Collins. Tune in for a fascinating discussion on the motivations -- and logic of the most influential political branch in American politics.

Duration: 00:17:48


Claire Cain Miller - The Unintended Consequences of Sexual Harassment Scandals

10/11/2017
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Every time a major public figure is exposed in a sexual harassment scandal, men are reminded the professional and personal dangers of being accused of harassment. In the New York Times, Claire Cain Miller writes about how men respond in the workplace, limiting their exposure risk and professional investment in female colleagues, and how this hurts the careers of women. Claire shares solutions for what DOES work, for both men and women to foster a safe, professional working environment that...

Duration: 00:14:22


Jon Wolfsthal - Foreign Policy Pitfalls: Iran & North Korea

10/9/2017
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As the President prepares to decertify the Iran nuclear deal and continues to denigrate diplomacy as a tool to mitigate all-out war with North Korea, how should we view the Trump administration approach? Jon Wolfsthal is our expert foreign policy guide, discussing the pressing concerns of an nuclear North Korean state and an Iranian regime on the brink of becoming one, should their deal collapse. Wolfsthal is currently with Harvard's Belfer Center and the Carnegie Endowment for...

Duration: 00:20:59


Philip Alpers, "How Australia Beat the Gun Lobby & Enacted Sweeping Gun Reform"

10/6/2017
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After Australia experienced its largest mass shooting in their country's history, their Prime Minister rallied the nation and enacted some of the strictest gun laws in the world. Dave checks in on the results of those reforms after two decades in place.

Duration: 00:20:25


Paul Scharre: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War

9/29/2017
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The weapons of war and terrorism are on the cusp of a revolution that will change the battlefield and the world in ways that we're just coming to understand. That future is just around the corner, when traditional weaponry, and new weapons like vehicles and drones, are combined with AI and advanced algorithms. Paul Scharre is a Pentagon defense expert and former U.S. Army Ranger who specializes in policy on unmanned/autonomous systems and emerging weapons technologies. He is currently a...

Duration: 00:08:57


Facebook, Russia, and the online war America is ceding to Vladimir Putin

9/27/2017
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Seemingly daily, we skip over headlines warning about the threat of cyber attacks -- but America seems to be experiencing hack-fatigue. We don't get it. Or we don't take it seriously. Well, Molly McKew is always keen to dash a cold dose of reality on complacent Americans who don't understand the strategic realities of the modern weaponized information warfare playbook. Russia has the edge in this battle, but the US must come to grips with it. Tune in, settle back, and listen deeply to...

Duration: 00:22:20


"Convicted: A Crooked Cop, an Innocent Man, and an Unlikely Journey of Forgiveness and Friendship"

9/25/2017
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It's not often that an innocent prisoner becomes friends with the crooked cop who framed him, but that's the true story of Jameel McGee and Andrew Collins. Jameel and Andrew sit down with Dave and Colleen to share their incredible tale of how justice is so often unavailable to people of color in America -- and how reconciliation and reform is possible.

Duration: 00:17:58


Mandy Manning, WA Teacher of the Year 2018

9/14/2017
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Mandy Manning, Washington's 2018 Teacher of the Year, discusses what it takes form a relationship with students and their parents, what the DACA program means for the kids she teaches, and whether the state can figure out its education funding problems

Duration: 00:22:18


Ken Follett, A Column of Fire

9/12/2017
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Ken Follett's latest epic novel takes us back to 1558, and the spy games and religious divides of Elizabethan England. A Column of Fire is out September 12th, 2017

Duration: 00:16:14

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