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Politics, policy and a side of pop culture: Major Garrett and company serve up a balanced diet of serious discussion, humor and food...for thought.

Politics, policy and a side of pop culture: Major Garrett and company serve up a balanced diet of serious discussion, humor and food...for thought.
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Politics, policy and a side of pop culture: Major Garrett and company serve up a balanced diet of serious discussion, humor and food...for thought.

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English


Episodes

Takeout Outtake Especial: Sir Kim Darroch

11/12/2018
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It's high tea time at the British Embassy in Washington with Sir Kim Darroch, the British Ambassador to the U.S. The embassy's head chef, Craig Harnden, joins the conversation as the trio discuss the best British pop culture imports from The Beatles to Fawlty Towers.

Duration:00:16:29

High Tea and Diplomacy with Sir Kim Darroch

11/8/2018
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UK Ambassador to the US Sir Kim Darroch hosts Major at the British Embassy for a traditional British lunch and tea. Also on the menu: the "special relationship," the Iran nuclear deal and other foreign policy matters. Cheerio!

Duration:00:38:48

Takeout Outtake Especial: Caitlin Conant

11/5/2018
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It's finally here - Election Day 2018! As you wait for the polls to close, enjoy the lighter fare from our taping with CBS News Political Director Caitlin Conant at Cafe Deluxe in D.C.'s West End neighborhood.

Duration:00:09:09

Takeout Outtake Especial: Caitlin Conant

11/5/2018
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It's finally here - Election Day 2018! As you wait for the polls to close, enjoy the lighter fare from our taping with CBS News Political Director Caitlin Conant at Cafe Deluxe in D.C.'s West End neighborhood.

Duration:00:09:09

Cramming for the Midterms with Caitlin Conant

11/1/2018
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Let's face it: if you're not obsessed with politics like we are, finding out everything you need to know about the 2018 midterm elections is a lot like cramming for...well, a midterm. CBS News Political Director Caitlin Conant - a campaign vet herself - joins Major for breakfast at Cafe Deluxe in D.C.'s West End neighborhood to fill us in on all the biggest races and what to watch for on Tuesday night.

Duration:00:40:04

Takeout Outtake Especial: Heather Wilson

10/29/2018
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We're picking up right where we left off at Pete's Diner on Capitol Hill with Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson. She may have left her career in Congress behind, but Wilson has some campaigning advice for those running in next week's midterm elections. Plus: country music, space movies and Wilson's home state of New Mexico.

Duration:00:09:05

The Air and Space Force We Need: Secretary Heather Wilson

10/25/2018
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The Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson joins Major for lunch at Pete's Diner on Capitol Hill to discuss her role in carrying out President Trump's directive to create a Space Force. Did Wilson push back on the proposed sixth branch of the military, and could that cost her a job? Plus: the biggest threats to the U.S. in space, the need for expanded Air Force readiness, and Wilson's illustrious career in the military and Congress.

Duration:00:38:50

Takeout Outtake Especial: Christopher Krebs

10/22/2018
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It's overtime at Firefly in Dupont Circle with Christopher Krebs, the Under Secretary for the Department of Homeland Security's National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), aka the Elections Defender. On the menu: Americana music, WWII movies and the Internet of Things.

Duration:00:09:09

The Elections Defender: Christopher Krebs

10/18/2018
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With the midterm elections fast approaching, we sit down with Christopher Krebs, the Under Secretary for the Department of Homeland Security?s National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD). In other words, he's a top government official working to defend our election systems and prevent cybersecurity attacks. Breakfast is served at Firefly in Dupont Circle.

Duration:00:38:46

Takeout Outtake Especial: Senator Joni Ernst

10/15/2018
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Takeout Tuesday! Senator Joni Ernst joins us for pizza and pop culture at Uno Pizzeria and Grill in Union Station. Ernst explains her favorite book, movie and music. Two words: Flo Rida.

Duration:00:06:42

Deep Dishing with Senator Joni Ernst

10/12/2018
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Iowa Republican Senator Joni Ernst joins Major for Chicago-style deep dish pizza at Uno Pizzeria and Grill near the Capitol. On the menu this week: Brett Kavanaugh's contentious confirmation, ethanol, trade and North Korea. Dig in!

Duration:00:38:52

Takeout Outtake Especial: Neil deGrasse Tyson

10/8/2018
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It doesn't matter whether you prefer the red pill or the blue pill, we promise you'll thoroughly enjoy astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson's breakdown of his favorite movie, The Matrix. Plus: learn about the book that made Tyson the man he is today.

Duration:00:09:12

Two Worlds Collide: Neil deGrasse Tyson on Space and the Military

10/4/2018
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Major sits down with the one-and-only Neil deGrasse Tyson to discuss the world-renowned astrophysicist's new book, "Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military." Over lunch at Tupelo Honey in Arlington, VA, Tyson explains why President Trump's proposed Space Force isn't such a crazy idea.

Duration:00:40:05

Two Worlds Collide: Neil deGrasse Tyson on Space and the Military

10/4/2018
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Major sits down with the one-and-only Neil deGrasse Tyson to discuss the world-renowned astrophysicist's new book, "Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military." Over lunch at Tupelo Honey in Arlington, VA, Tyson explains why President Trump's proposed Space Force isn't such a crazy idea.

Duration:00:40:05

Takeout Outtake Especial: Sean Doolittle and Eireann Dolan

10/1/2018
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The Washington Nationals' 2018 season may have come to a close, but this episode with MLB pitcher Sean Doolittle and his wife Eireann Dolan is far from over! It's time to ask the experts: which baseball movies "get it right?" Plus: Star Wars, Deadheads, and the new Nashville sound.

Duration:00:10:59

What Would Doo Do: Sean Doolittle and Eireann Dolan

9/27/2018
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It's breakfast time with one of Major League Baseball's best pitchers! Washington Nationals reliever Sean Doolittle and his wife, Eireann Dolan, join Major for a lively discussion at Busboys and Poets in D.C.'s U Street Corridor. Listen and learn about the couple's shared passion for activism, their thoughts on social media and whether or not baseball needs to change.

Duration:00:38:50

Takeout Outtake Especial: Steven Portnoy

9/24/2018
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The celebration continues as CBS News Radio's Steven Portnoy toasts Major Garrett on the release of his new critically-acclaimed book, Mr. Trump's Wild Ride. Over dinner at City Tap House in Dupont Circle, it's Major's turn to share his three pop culture faves!

Duration:00:09:15

Inside Mr. Trump's Wild Ride with Steven Portnoy

9/20/2018
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The tables have turned: Major Garrett is the guest and CBS News Radio's Steven Portnoy is the host as we dive into Major's new book, Mr. Trump's Wild Ride. The big highlight? Major reveals the origin of the Takeout team's favorite Trump clip: "Major, fantastic!" We're at City Tap House in Dupont Circle for a celebratory dinner.

Duration:00:38:35

Takeout Outake Especial: Senator Mark Warner

9/17/2018
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We're at All Purpose Pizzeria in the Shaw neighborhood of DC, talking music, movies and books with Senator Mark Warner (D-VA). Pull up a chair and join us!

Duration:00:11:54

Warner's Warnings: Sen. Mark Warner

9/14/2018
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The Senate Intelligence Committee's top Democrat is confident the U.S. is better prepared today to combat election meddling than in 2016. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) sits down with Major for a sensational buffalo chicken pizza lunch to explain why that is and what preparations we should expect to see at all levels of government ahead of this year's midterms. We're at All-Purpose Pizzeria in DC's hip Shaw neighborhood. Pull up a chair!

Duration:00:40:44