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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...

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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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

Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, "The Deepest Well: Healing the Long Term Effects of Childhood Adversity"

2/14/2018
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The scientific body of evidence is overwhelming: traumas experienced during childhood have a lasting, severely detrimental impact on those who experience them. And those adverse experiences change our very DNA. The good news? The consequences of childhood trauma can be reversed. Dr. Nadine Burke Harris offers a roadmap for changing our medical system to limit and heal the damages done to individuals, families, and society from adverse experiences in our formative years.

Duration:00:15:22

Danny Wallace, "F You Very Much: Understanding the Culture of Rudeness and What We Can Do About iT"

2/12/2018
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Rudeness is on the rise, and it's not only an unpleasant trend -- it's actually contagious and can even make you more likely to die on the roads or suffer a botched surgery. Comedian and author Danny Wallace takes us through the humorous history of modern rudeness, beginning with incivility on the internet, and how we can police the poor behavior and create a more civil society.

Duration:00:16:23

Daniel Ellsberg, "The Doomsday Machine"

2/8/2018
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If you're a baby boomer or you saw the recent Steven Spielberg movie, "The Post," about the Pentagon Papers published in 1971 you know who Daniel Ellsberg is. He's the man that leaked those famous documents which informed the American public the government knew, for years, the war in Vietnam was unwinnable. But Daniel Ellsberg actually had even MORE explosive documents that didn't trickle out at the time -- documents outline the US nuclear war plans. Ellsberg helped write them. And in his...

Duration:00:28:37

Alkha Pradhan, Human Rights Lawyer, Representing Guantanamo Bay Detainees

2/6/2018
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Last week, during the State of the Union speech, President Trump promised he would not only keep the Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility open, but he would expand the number of prisoners held there. And indeed, the Executive Order has been signed. To give us a lesson on the true legacy of Guantanamo Bay, we are joined by Alka Pradhan, a Penn State Law Professor and Human Rights attorney who has represented over a dozen men held at Guantanamo.

Duration:00:33:46

Jon Wolsthal, "President Trump's Nuclear Posture Review, Reviewed"

1/26/2018
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Underwater nuclear drones, a shocking apocalyptic response to cyberattacks, smaller nuclear weapons that are more "usable," and trillions of dollars. . . that's what's at stake in this critical Nuclear Posture Review. Jon Wolfsthal takes us through the only policy paper in the United States government that lays out a framework which could lead to the Doomsday Clock ticking all the way down.

Duration:00:14:35

Ijeoma Oluo, "So You Want to Talk About Race"

1/11/2018
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It's the most difficult conversation in America, and most of the country, regardless of skin color, still hasn't figured out how to have it. Until now. With impeccable grace, wisdom, and empathy, Ijeoma Oluo picks apart a topic that many have either dismissed as irrelevant or given up on entirely.

Duration:00:25:02

Richard Nephew - Protests in Iran & the President's Big Nuclear Button

1/5/2018
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Richard Nephew is a scholar at Columbia University’s School for International and Public Affairs and Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. He is also the author of "The Art of Sanctions: A View from the Field," drawn from his experience as the the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating directly with Iran on the the current nuclear deal... The deal President Trump has denounced, though not yet officially scrapped.

Duration:00:08:00

Zoe Tillman, "Is Donald Trump actually reshaping the Federal courts -- and future of the nation?"

1/5/2018
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Many conservatives agree that the Trump presidency can be considered a success, no matter what happens, if one goal is accomplished: a reshaping of the federal courts via the appointment of conservative judges. Zoe Tillman, Buzzfeed courts reporter, provides a reality check on the state of federal court appointments and the Trump administration's progress.

Duration:00:08:16

Novel about a second civil war echoes the divisions in America today

12/28/2017
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Dave Ross talks to Omar El Akkad, the Egyptian-Canadian journalist who wrote the novel, "American War." The book is inspired by the troubling divisions he sees in America today.

Duration:00:08:35

Ady Barkan - The Life and Death Consequences of the GOP Tax Plan

12/19/2017
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There is perhaps no man in America pushing back harder against the GOP tax plan than Ady Barkan, and he's doing it from a wheelchair while simultaneously fighting a battle against ALS. The bill would slash $400 billion from Medicare and put Obamacare on life support, which Ady believes every American should stand in opposition to. His life, and perhaps yours, could depend on it.

Duration:00:12:40

4 Star Air Force General Merrill "Tony McPeak

12/15/2017
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Retired 4-star general and Air Force Chief of Staff Merrill "Tony" McPeak joins Dave Ross for a wide ranging discussion of his military career and the third installment of his memoirs, "The Aerial View Trilogy." A can't miss conversation on the US-North Korean conflict, the state of the military and further insights from one our nation's top military commanders.

Duration:00:37:31

CBS Correspondent David Begnaud "Unwinding the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico"

12/7/2017
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The stellar reporting of CBS News Correspondent David Begnaud has informed the nation on the tardy and inadequate disaster relief efforts provided on the island. Dave Ross unwinds what went wrong, who is to blame, and what the situation is on the ground for the millions of American citizens living in Puerto Rico who are still dealing with an unprecedented failure of federal disaster response in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

Duration:00:12:39

Andre Norman, prisoner-turned-philanthropist

12/6/2017
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Andre Norman takes the lessons learned from a youth spent in gangs and behind bars, and applies them to today's kids and the corporate world

Duration:00:31:48

Stephanie Kelton - An Economist's View on the GOP Tax Plan

11/30/2017
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The President says he's playing Santa Claus, promising to shower every American with a huge tax cut. Not even close, says this economist about the GOP tax plan. Dave Ross is joined by Stephanie Kelton to discuss the potential impacts of the bill on the economy and everyday Americans. Stephanie is a professor of economics and public policy at Stony Brook University and a former Chief Economic Advisor to the US Senate Budget Committee.

Duration:00:13:52

Richard Nephew - An Inside View of Sanctions Policy

11/30/2017
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North Korea has launched their most advanced missile yet and the response from the Trump administration is, yet again, more sanctions. Dave is joined by Richard Nephew to discuss where US sanctions policy is failing with North Korea, and how it should be adjusted. Richard is a former Principal Deputy Coordinator for Sanctions Policy at the Department of State and the author of the forthcoming book, "The Art of Sanctions: A View From the Field."

Duration:00:10:00

Amanda Robb - Anatomy of a Fake News Scandal

11/27/2017
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Remember Pizzagate, perhaps the most ludicrous example of a fake news story that was pushed during the 2016 election, even by members of President Trump's own campaign? How did that story even bubble up into mainstream consciousness? Amanda Robb reporting for Rolling Stone in partnership with The Investigative Fund takes a deep dive into the murky origins of fake news. She traveled as far as Macedonia to unearth the anatomy of potential election-swinging stories that were once simply...

Duration:00:13:26

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

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