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C-SPAN brings together best-selling nonfiction authors and influential interviewers for wide-ranging, hour- long conversations. Find this podcast every Saturday after 10 pm ET. From C-SPAN, the network that brings you "Lectures in History" and "Q&A" podcasts.
 
Intriguing hour-long conversations with people who are making things happen. New episodes every Sunday evening. From C-SPAN, the network that brings you "Washington Today" and "Lectures in History" podcasts.
 
Conversations with people making the news and the journalists who cover them. Legislators and guests with expertise in a wide range of topics including: the economy, technology, education, the environment, the military, and many more talk with reporters who cover their shared area of interest.
 
Come along on a journey with a father and son team as they discuss different ideas and end the day still friends, still family and still caring deeply for each other. While we do not always agree, and don't even "agree to disagree" (actually, we both hate that phrase!) we will always come back to a place of mutual appreciation for the other's viewpoint.
 
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Robin DiAngelo looks at how well-intentioned white people can inadvertently cause racial harm through what she calls a “culture of niceness.” She’s interviewed by Eddie Glaude author and Princeton University professor of African American Studies. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Baylor University Professor Thomas Kidd taught a class on the First Great Awakening in the Americas, a period in the mid-18th century of Christian revitalization that swept through the colonies. He explained how the Salem witch trials and the decline of Puritanism led to an era of traveling preachers, such as George Whitefield, and an emphasis on e…
 
Today's program looks at a COVID-19 vaccination mandate for federal employees, GDP 2nd Quarter growth and Congress passes an emergency spending bill for Capitol Security and Afghan refugees. Interview with Federal News Radio's Nicole Ogrysko (4). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Today's program includes interviews with USA Today's Joey Garrison on infrastructure spending talks (6) and Bloomberg Government's Jack Fitzpatrick on provisions in FY22 spending bills targeting China (13). Also, Speaker Pelosi reinstates the House mask mandate and Fed Chair Powell on COVID and the economy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit m…
 
Today's program includes testimony from Capitol and District of Columbia police who testified at the first hearing of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol. We're joined by Nicholas Wu of Politico (20). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Today's program looks at the bipartisan infrastructure spending bill talks, NYC and CA require COVID-19 vaccines or testing for public workers, President Biden meets the Iraqi Prime Minister and a preview of the 1/6 Committee hearing Tuesday. Interview with Washington Times' Haris Alic (4). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adcho…
 
Today's program looks at House Republican & Democrat disputes over who can be on the January 6th Attack Investigation Select Committee, test Senate vote fails on the bipartisan infrastructure spending bill, and Democratic plans on immigration reform. Interviews with CQ/Roll Call's Jessica Wehrman and Bloomberg's Laura Litvan. Learn more about your …
 
Today's program looks at President Biden's economic speech from the White House. It came on a day when stocks fell across the board, as fears grow over the increase in cases of the delta variant of covid-19. Plus, more the infrastructure plan and the Senate Rules Committee held its first "field hearing" in more than 20 years. Learn more about your …
 
We welcome Steve Juul on the show to talk Women's soccer in the US and the recent ruling on the equal pay lawsuit filed again US Soccer. Steve is an armchair quarterback and sports enthusiast. He has 2 daughters who both played competitive soccer. We appreciate his measured and knowledgable view on this topic. Dave visits a Covid clinic and finds s…
 
Professor Maurice Jackson talked about the philosophy of W.E.B. Du Bois, an influential African-American sociologist, author, and civil rights activist in late-19th and early 20th centuries. He described Du Bois' early life, his role as an educator, and his relationship with other activists of the time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megap…
 
American history is being replaced with a polarizing version according to Woodson Center founder and president Robert Woodson. He's interviewed by Harvard Law professor and author Randall Kennedy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy C-SPAN
 
Today's program looks at the Biden administration's advisory to U.S. businesses in Hong Kong, CDC warning COVID-19 is "pandemic of the unvaccinated", update on Afghan interpreter Special Immigrant Visas, and Vice President Harris meets with Black Women leaders on voting rights. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Today's program looks at the $3.5 trillion "human infrastructure" bill written by Senate Democrats, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on inflation, and State Dept passport processing delays. Interview with USA Today's White House Correspondent Joseph Garrison (9). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
When is violence OK when protesting society's ills and when does racism and the conquering histories the western world was built on converge? Can William do a decent imitation of Tucker Carlson or will he just swear at him? Is Mike Rowe the new truth-speaker of our current time or just another man with a platform? Maybe if we ask questions like Tuc…
 
Emory University professor Felix Harcourt teaches a class on how conspiracy theories about UFOs have shaped America culture. He begins in the late 1940s and describes how public opinion about extraterrestrials changed over the course of the 20th century, often paralleling societal anxieties. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adch…
 
We cover a wide range of topics this week. From the fires in BC burning up the village of Lytton to the release of Bill Cosby from prison, this show has it all. And of course, the headline topic, cancel culture and comedy, was the one area where opinions probably differed the most, but once again, we were able to find some common ground to rally ar…
 
University of California, Riverside professor Catherine Allgor teaches a class on the lives of women during the American Revolution and the Early Republic. The history of the period has often focused on the actions of men and battlefields, with women portrayed as strictly home-centered and only achieving political influence through their husbands. …
 
Today's program looks at the President's trip to Surf Side Florida. Plus, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces who is on her Special Committee to investigate the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol. Interviews with Mike Lillis of The Hill (13), Dr. Michael Saag of the University of Alabama (28), and David Fahrenthold of The Washington Post (35). Learn…
 
Today's program looks at the House vote on a commission to investigate the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol. Plus, interviews with Ed O'Keefe of CBS (10) on President Biden's trip to Florida tomorrow, Rick Klein of ABC News on Former President Trump's trip to the southern border (30), and Rachel Katz of C-SPAN on the latest presidential surve…
 
Today's program looks at the latest from Florida at the site of the condo collapse. We talk with Sarah Blaskey of the Miami Herald (10). Plus interviews with David Nather (17) of Axios on the delta variant of Covid-19 and Scott Wong of The Hill (28) join to talk about Fmr. President Trump's visit to the southern border tomorrow. Learn more about yo…
 
Today's program looks at the infrastructure spending talks with Washington Post's Tyler Pager (7), whether Medicare might pay for the new Alzheimer's drug with Wall Street Journal's Tom Burton (15) and airstrikes against Iran-backed militias with Politico's Andrew Desiderio (28). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Why do people like to get intoxicated? Edward Slingerland, professor of philosophy at the University of British Columbia, tries to answer the question in his latest book, "Drunk," which looks at the evolutionary purpose of intoxication and the role that drinking has played throughout history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adc…
 
Matt Gaetz gets 'Generalized' and we can't stop playing it! Can we agree that anyone who interrupts a General of the US Armed Forces should be automatically slapped into next week? The topic of Critical Race Theory is alive and well in the news so we tackle how we think about it and our middle class reaction to how the whole issue of racial divides…
 
Brown University professor Megan Kate Nelson teaches a class about guerilla warfare, which is largely characterized by its tactics, including ambushes and surprise raids on unsuspecting troops and towns. She talks about the guerrilla soldiers fighting on both the Union and Confederate sides during the Civil War. These small bands of men on horsebac…
 
Former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-TN) talks with author Andy Slavitt, former senior advisor in the Biden administration, about the U.S. response to the Coronavirus pandemic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy C-SPAN
 
Today's program looks at the Derek Chauvin's sentencing for the murder of George Floyd, VP Harris at the U.S.-Mexico border, President Biden meets with the Afghan President and Justice Department sues Georgia over its voting rights law. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy C-SPAN
 
Today's program focuses on the deal made with a bipartisan group of senators and the White House on infrastructure. We talk with Tyler Pager of The Washington Post (10) for more specifics. And Olivia Waxman of TIME joins to discuss her latest piece on American history and critical race theory (25). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.…
 
Today's program includes remarks from President Biden and Attorney General Merrick Garland on gun violence. Interviews with Todd Ruger of CQ (7), Robert Barnes of The Washington Post (24) on today's SCOTUS rulings, and Alex Bolton of The Hill (35) on what's next for the Senate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
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