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A podcast from Washington Post Live, the newsroom’s live journalism platform, where top-level government officials, business leaders, cultural influencers and emerging voices discuss the most pressing issues driving the news cycle nationally and across the globe. From one-on-one, newsmaker interviews to in-depth multi-segment programs, Washington Post Live brings The Post’s newsroom to life on stage.
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First Look with The Post’s Michael Duffy, Toluse Olorunnipa, Eugene Robinson and Hugh Hewitt

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” opinions editor at large Michael Duffy speaks with The Post’s Toluse Olorunnipa, Hugh Hewitt and Eugene Robinson about how the Biden campaign is handling the conviction of the President’s son, the upcoming Biden-Trump debate and how the U.S. is trying to secure a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas. Conversation recorded on Friday, June 14, 2024.
6/14/202430 minutes, 31 seconds
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China's ChatGPT

The venture capitalist, who once worked at Google, Microsoft and Apple, describes the latest advances from his AI start-up and his hopes to usher in China’s ChatGPT moment. Interviewed by Yun-Hee Kim
6/14/20246 seconds
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Inflection Points- Reid Hoffman

The veteran Silicon Valley founder and early investor in artificial intelligence assesses what’s next in the AI revolution. We’ll also hear from Hoffman’s AI-generated digital twin. Interviewed by Josh Tyrangiel
6/14/20246 seconds
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Democracy on the Line- Maria Ressa

As billions around the world head to the polls this year, the journalist, editor and Nobel Peace Prize winner analyzes the impact of AI on democracies and the information ecosystem. Interviewed by Cat Zakrzewski
6/14/20246 seconds
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Mark Milley and Jen Easterly on how AI is shaping a new era in national security

Gen. Mark A. Milley, former chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Jen Easterly, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, discuss how emerging technologies like artificial intelligence are shaping our military and national security. Conversation recorded on June 13, 2024 at The Futurist: The Age of AI summit.
6/13/20241 hour, 14 minutes, 13 seconds
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Lisa Bluder on her 40-year coaching legacy, mentoring Caitlin Clark and future of women's basketball

Lisa Bluder, former head coach of the Iowa Hawkeyes women’s basketball program, joins The Post’s Sally Jenkins to reflect on her coaching career, the Caitlin Clark phenomenon and the evolution of the women’s game. Conversation recorded on Monday, June 10, 2024.
6/10/202429 minutes, 9 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, Tyler Pager, Danielle Allen and Megan McArdle

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Tyler Pager, Danielle Allen and Megan McArdle about Biden’s immigration executive order and the GOP’s aggressive investigations following Trump’s conviction. Conversation recorded on Friday, June 7, 2024.
6/7/202428 minutes, 49 seconds
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Former NSA director Gen. Paul M. Nakasone on the global cyberthreat landscape

Former acting national cyber director Kemba Walden discusses the recent Change Healthcare cyberattack and why the healthcare providers should "view themselves" as a tech company. Then, the State Department’s top cyber diplomat Nathaniel C. Fick talks about the tech race between the U.S. and China and threats posed by foreign actors. Finally, former National Security Agency director Gen. Paul M. Nakasone (U.S. Army, Ret.) assesses the cyberthreat landscape, the impact of emerging technologies and safeguarding America’s critical infrastructure ahead of the 2024 elections. Conversation recorded on Thursday, June 6, 2024. Conversation recorded on Thursday, June 6, 2024.
6/6/20241 hour, 19 minutes, 5 seconds
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Election 2024: Ralph Reed on evangelical vote and Trump’s vision for a second term

Ralph Reed, founder of the Faith and Freedom Coalition, joins Washington Post Live to discuss about the impact of Trump’s conviction, the issues driving the Republican electorate, and the political evolution of the evangelical movement. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, June 5, 2024.
6/5/202426 minutes, 50 seconds
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NASA’s bid for the moon and the new age of space exploration

NASA astronauts Christina Koch, Victor Glover and Reid Wiseman and Canadian astronaut Jeremy Hansen join Washington Post Live to discuss their upcoming Artemis II mission, efforts to build a more sustainable presence around the moon and the new age of space exploration. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, June 5, 2024.
6/5/202440 minutes, 3 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, Perry Stein, E.J. Dionne and Ramesh Ponnuru

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Perry Stein, E.J. Dionne and Ramesh Ponnuru about the prosecution strategy that resulted in the historic conviction of Donald Trump, the political fallout of the verdict and its potential impact on swing voters. Conversation recorded on Friday, May 31, 2023.
5/31/202429 minutes, 44 seconds
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Evgeny Afineevsky and Oleksii Reznikov on 'Freedom on Fire'and fighting against Russian corruption

Filmmaker Evgeny Afineevsky and former Ukrainian defense minister Oleksii Reznikov join The Post's Leigh Ann Caldwell to discuss Afineevsky's latest documentary, "Freedom on Fire," about Ukraine’s fight for its survival, the future of the war in Ukraine and why U.S. support for Ukraine is essential to defeating Russia's military. Conversation recorded on Thursday, May 30, 2024.
5/30/202428 minutes, 54 seconds
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Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on the future of the Democratic Party and why 'the stakes are so high'

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz discusses how the Democratic Party can strengthen it's positioning amongst minorities and young voters, upcoming crucial gubernatorial races in North Carolina and New Hampshire and President Biden's chances in the 2024 presidential election. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, May 28, 2024.
5/29/202429 minutes, 6 seconds
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Ryan Alexander Holmes on exploring his multicultural heritage through content creation

Actor and content creator Ryan Alexander Holmes joins investigative reporter Nicole Dungca to talk about using comedy to explore his Black and Chinese heritage, the multidimensionality of identity and his advocacy against anti-Asian hate. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, May 29, 2024.
5/29/202431 minutes, 40 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, Ishaan Tharoor, Ruth Marcus and Hugh Hewitt

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Ishaan Tharoor, Ruth Marcus and Hugh Hewitt about the ICJ's latest call for Israel to halt military operations in Rafah, the ICC's decision to seek arrest warrants for Israel and Hamas leaders and Nikki Haley's announcement that she will vote for Donald Trump. Conversation recorded on Friday, May 24, 2024.
5/24/202429 minutes, 29 seconds
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David Plouffe on social media's impact on the election and why Trump 'puts our democracy at risk'

Former Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama, David Plouffe, discusses why Biden and Trump should focus their campaign strategies on social media, how Trump has impacted and "commanded" the Republican Party and his new podcast with Kellyanne Conway and why he feels "people will benefit from it." Conversation recorded on Thursday, May 23, 2024.
5/23/202433 minutes, 36 seconds
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Sen. Ted Cruz on 'efforts to smear' the Supreme Court and his outlook on the 2024 election

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX.) joins Washington Post Live anchor and co-author of The Early 202 Leigh Ann Caldwell to discuss his latest bill to restrict social media use for kids under 13, why he feels Supreme Court justices are under attack and whether he will accept the results of the 2024 presidential election. Conversation recorded on Thursday, May 23, 2024.
5/23/202427 minutes, 20 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, Devlin Barrett, Jennifer Rubin and Catherine Rampell

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Devlin Barrett, Jennifer Rubin and Catherine Rampell about Donald Trump’s week in court, the two upcoming presidential debates and President Biden’s strategy in battleground states. Conversation recorded on Friday, May 17, 2024.
5/17/202431 minutes, 45 seconds
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Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego on being at the 'forefront of climate change'

Ford’s chief sustainability officer Bob Holycross talks about the 'bumpy ride' of EV growth and the how the IRA will impact the automaker industry. Then, Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego discusses how she plans to reduce emissions and build innovative solutions for housing and transportation one of the country's fastest growing cities. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, May 15, 2024.
5/15/202444 minutes, 53 seconds
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Steve Case and other top tech leaders on how America can 'lead the next AI revolution'

Revolution CEO Steve Case talks about the latest iteration of ChatGPT's AI software, the need for opensource AI and how the current 'inflection point' in AI that mirrors that of the rise of the internet. Then, the EU Commission’s top digital policymaker Roberto Viola and Center for Democracy and Technology CEO Alexandra Reeve Givens discuss the need for EU AI Act and why 'guardrails' for algorithmic decision-making systems are needed now. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, May 14, 2024 at Washington Post Live's "The Futurist" event.
5/14/202457 minutes, 43 seconds
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First Look with The Post's Jonathan Capehart, Yasmeen Abutaleb, Eugene Robinson and George F. Will

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Yasmeen Abutaleb, Eugene Robinson and George F. Will about Biden’s threat to cut off offensive weapons if Israel invades Rafah, the Biden administration’s Mideast strategy and the latest failed attempt to oust Mike Johnson as House Speaker. Conversation recorded on Friday, May 10, 2024.
5/10/202431 minutes, 6 seconds
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Jonathan Kanter on the DOJ's new healthcare taskforce and the risks of monopolization

Jonathan Kanter, assistant attorney general for the Justice Department's antitrust division, discusses the unveiling of the department's new "healthcare monopolies and collision" task force which aims to counteract the concentration of power within healthcare and why he believes we're at a "turning point in antitrust enforcement." Conversation recorded on Thursday, May 9, 2024.
5/9/202429 minutes, 46 seconds
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Norman Chen on the 'model minority myth' and combatting the rise in anti Asian hate in the U.S.

Norman Chen, CEO of The Asian American Foundation, discusses his organization's mission to create "safety, belonging and prosperity for the AANHPI community" and why he feels the upcoming election could result in "more xenophobia and anti Asian language during the campaigns." Conversation recorded on Wednesday, May 8, 2024.
5/8/202420 minutes, 43 seconds
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David Ignatius on 'Phantom Orbit' and the future of conflicts in the Middle East and Ukraine

David Ignatius, the foreign affairs columnist for The Washington Post, talks about his new spy novel, “Phantom Orbit,” which explores space warfare, geopolitics and espionage, his recent interview with Ukrainian President Zelensky and why he believes we're "a long way from a two-state solution" between Israel and Palestine. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, May 7, 2024.
5/7/202428 minutes, 27 seconds
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WNBA all-star Chiney Ogwumike on the surge in women's basketball and why 'women do it better'

Chiney Ogwumike, two-time WNBA All-Star turned sports commentator, host and podcaster joins The Post’s Sally Jenkins to discuss her journey from athlete to analyst, the rising popularity of women’s basketball and how she sees the new generation of talent dominating the game today. Conversation recorded on Monday, May 6, 2024.
5/6/202430 minutes, 14 seconds
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The state of global press freedom and the threats to democracy

Media leaders, advocates and journalists join Washington Post Live on World Press Freedom Day to assess the state of global press freedom, the technological shifts reshaping the industry and what's at stake as billions around the world head to the polls this year. Conversation recorded at The Post's World Press Freedom Day event on Friday, May 3, 2024.
5/3/20241 hour, 30 seconds
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2024 Roundtable: College campus protests, Trump's trials and the future of democracy

White House Bureau Chief Toluse Olorunnipa discusses President Biden's response to the protests roiling college campuses over the Israel-Gaza war and why he "can't ignore them." Then, reporters Isaac Arnsdorf and Perry Stein talk about Donald Trump's hush money trials and how the former president is "situating himself" alongside Jan. 6 defendants. Conversation recorded on Thursday, May 2, 2024.
5/2/202430 minutes, 47 seconds
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Sophie Grégoire Trudeau on her new memoir, overcoming an eating disorder and the power of connection

Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, Canada’s former first lady, joins The Post's Tara Parker-Pope to discuss the importance of mental health, her public split from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and how vulnerability can create "healthier democracies." Conversation recorded on Wednesday, May 1, 2024.
5/1/202429 minutes, 32 seconds
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Dmitri Alperovitch on China’s rise, Taiwan’s security and American primacy

Silverado Policy Chair Dmitri Alperovitch joins Washington Post Live to discuss his new book, “World on the Brink,” about the challenge of China for American foreign policy and recent efforts between the two countries to cool tensions. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, April 30, 2024.
4/30/202429 minutes, 20 seconds
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FCC chair Jessica Rosenworcel on closing the digital divide

FCC chair Jessica Rosenworcel talked about the agency's efforts to address the broadband gap with "precision" and why she's "optimistic" about the prospect for progress. Then, Brookings Institution's Nicol Turner Lee and CareJourney CEO Aneesh Chopra discuss ways to ensure that the rapidly changing digital era does not leave underserved communities behind. Conversation recorded on Friday, April 26, 2024.
4/26/202452 minutes, 6 seconds
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Kellyanne Conway gives an outlook of the 2024 election and potential Trump running mates

Kellyanne Conway, former senior counselor to President Donald Trump, discusses the former president's veepstakes and who could potentially join him as a running mate on the ballot, the impact that Jan. 6 could have on Trump's candidacy and how abortion policy is being discussed among lawmakers. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, April 25, 2024.
4/24/202429 minutes, 38 seconds
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Sen. Chris Van Hollen on 'last chance' for a two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians

Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D- MD.) discusses the foreign aid package deal for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan, the Biden administration's leverage with Israel and why he thinks the U.S. should restore funding to UNRWA. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, April 23, 2024.
4/23/202428 minutes, 3 seconds
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First Look with The Post's Jonathan Capehart, Marianna Sotomayor, Ramesh Ponnuru and Jason Willick

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Marianna Sotomayor, Ramesh Ponnuru and Jason Willick about Mike Johnson’s strategy to pass foreign aid, divisions in the GOP caucus, fears over a wider Mideast war and how Republicans are navigating the politics of abortion. Conversation recorded on Friday, April 19, 2024.
4/19/202430 minutes, 43 seconds
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The role of clean energy in the future of American manufacturing

Jay Timmons, president and CEO of the National Association of Manufacturers, and Valerie Sheares Ashby, president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, join Washington Post Live to assess the state of manufacturing, the workforce required to sustain its growth and how manufacturing can play a role in decarbonizing the economy. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, April 17, 2024.
4/17/202445 minutes, 7 seconds
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Larry Summers and Natasha Sarin on Trump's tax cuts and reducing wealth inequiy through tax policy

Former treasury secretary Lawrence H. Summers and Yale Law School professor Natasha Sarin discuss their insights on the current state of the U.S. economy, America’s tax policies and the future of the national debt. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, April 16, 2024.
4/16/202429 minutes, 45 seconds
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The power of storytelling in shaping climate change narratives

World-renowned photographer Cristina Mittermeier details how she uses photography to document the effects of climate change on the oceans and wildlife. Then, land protector and model Quannah ChasingHorse and Maya’s Ideas CEO Maya Penn discuss how they're utilizing fashion, animation and their stories to reshape new narratives. Conversation recorded on Thursday, April 11, 2024 at "This is Climate" summit.
4/15/202436 minutes, 11 seconds
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The big bets to fight climate change

Rockefeller Foundation president Rajiv Shah talks about how it is "possible to win the fight against climate change." Then, LanzaTech CEO Jennifer Holmgren, Mill CEO Matt Rogers and Sublime Systems CEO Leah Ellis discuss the solutions they are working on for a low-carbon economy. Conversation recorded on Thursday, April 11, 2024 at "This is Climate" summit.
4/12/202455 minutes, 34 seconds
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First Look with The Post's Leigh Ann Caldwell, Caroline Kitchener, Hugh Hewitt and Ruth Marcus

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” Early 202 co-author and Washington Post Live anchor Leigh Ann Caldwell speaks with The Post’s Caroline Kitchener, Hugh Hewitt and Ruth Marcus about Arizona’s abortion ban, the humanitarian crisis in Gaza and OJ Simpson's complex legacy. Conversation recorded on Friday, April 12, 2023.
4/12/202430 minutes, 41 seconds
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Maryland Gov. Wes Moore on climate change - “This is an existential crisis"

Maryland Gov. Wes Moore discusses his state's rebuilding plans following the collapse of the Baltimore Key bridge and efforts to ensure that Maryland's "aggressive climate plan" does not "fall to a wayside" in the process. Conversation recorded on Thursday, April 11, 2024 at "This is Climate" summit.
4/11/202422 minutes, 12 seconds
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John Podesta and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on the choices that could shape the planet's future

The White House's senior advisor on international climate policy John Podesta talks about the Biden administration's environmental agenda and the impact of the AI boom on the power grid. Then, the WTO's director general Ngozi-Okonjo-Iweala discusses why she thinks "trade is part of the solution to getting to net zero by 2050." Conversation recorded on Thursday, April 11, 2024 at "This is Climate" summit.
4/11/202452 minutes, 54 seconds
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Anne Lamott on 'the blessings and indignities' of aging, the power of grace and the meaning of life

Best-selling writer Anne Lamott shares her reflections about the cycle of aging from a series of deeply personal Washington Post columns and the transformative power of love from her new book, "Somehow." Conversation recorded on Wednesday, April 10, 2024.
4/10/202433 minutes, 37 seconds
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Election 2024: Trump’s grip on the GOP, the conservative movement and American democracy

National political reporter Isaac Arnsdorf discusses Donald Trump's political agenda for a potential second presidential term, Steve Bannon's desires to 'tear everything down,' and the how the abortion issue will impact the 2024 presidential election. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, April 9, 2024.
4/9/202430 minutes, 20 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, William Booth, Josh Rogin and Max Boot

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s William Booth, Josh Rogin and Max Boot about the al-Shifa Hospital raid, the Biden administration’s Israel policy and House Speaker Johnson’s attempts to pass aid to Ukraine. Conversation recorded on Friday, April 5, 2024.
4/5/202430 minutes, 35 seconds
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Adm. James Stavridis on IDF’s strike on a World Central Kitchen convoy, and Russia’s war in UkraineA

Adm. James Stavridis speaks with Post columnist David Ignatius about the Israeli Defense Forces strike on a World Central Kitchen aid convoy, Ukraine’s strikes inside Russia and what happens if Vladimir Putin expands his war. Conversation recorded on Thursday, April 4, 2024.
4/4/202431 minutes, 51 seconds
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John D. Porcari on Baltimore bridge collapse, supply chain disruption and lessons from the pandemic

John D. Porcari, former White House port envoy and Maryland transportation secretary, discusses the magnitude of disruption caused by the collapse of Baltimore's Francis Scott Key Bridge, supply chain lessons learned from the pandemic and the timeline for the crisis’s cleanup. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, April 2, 2024.
4/2/202428 minutes, 18 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, Toluse Olorunnipa, Jennifer Rubin and Ramesh Ponnuru

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Toluse Olorunnipa, Jennifer Rubin and Ramesh Ponnuru about President Biden’s financial edge over Donald Trump, the Democratic alarm over third-party challengers and the federal response to the Baltimore bridge collapse. Conversation recorded on Friday, March 29, 2024.
3/29/202429 minutes, 39 seconds
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2024 Roundtable: Ohio's Senate race, Biden's fundraising efforts and Trump's financial 'crunch'

Reporters Paul Kane, Hannah Knowles and Brianna Tucker discuss Ohio's critical Senate race and what it means for the general election, President Biden's thriving fundraising campaign ahead of what's expected to be "the most successful political fundraiser in political history," and Donald Trump's "unconventional tactics" to raise money for his campaign and legal fees. Conversation recorded on Thursday, March 28, 2024.
3/28/202431 minutes, 37 seconds
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Microsoft's Jared Spataro and OSU's Ayanna Howard on how AI could change the future of work

Jared Spataro, head of AI at Work at Microsoft, talks about the company's Copilot assistant, how generative AI compares to other recent technology and why managers might currently be the most effective users of AI tools. Then, Ayanna Howard, dean of Ohio State University’s College of Engineering, discusses the future of computer science education and how to best prepare students for careers in the next iteration of the digital age. Conversations recorded on Thursday, March 28, 2024.
3/28/202443 minutes, 34 seconds
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Fareed Zakaria on 'Age of Revolutions' and how lessons from the past help inform our today

CNN host, a Washington Post columnist and a veteran foreign policy observer Fareed Zakaria speaks with The Post's national security columnist Max Boot about his latest book, "Age of Revolutions," how Trumpism is impacting our democracy and how lessons from past revolutions can help us make sense of our current political state. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, March 27, 2023.
3/27/202429 minutes, 32 seconds
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Stephen Breyer on public perceptions of Supreme Court, abortion cases and his views of textualism

Retired Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer speaks with Post associate editor Ruth Marcus about his new book taking on textualism and originalism, his “concern” the high court may be out of step with the country and whether the court could hear more abortion cases in the future. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, March 26, 2024.
3/26/202439 minutes, 34 seconds
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How technology is reshaping our personal and professional lives

Retired federal judge David S. Tatel, Apple's Sarah Herrlinger and 'Be My Eyes' CEO Mike Buckley discuss how AI and other technologies have created new tools for people with disabilities. Then, Dakota State University president José-Marie Griffiths and AFL-CIO Technology Institute executive director Amanda Ballantyne assess how automation has changed the workforce and the role of education. Conversation recorded on Thursday, March 21, 2024.
3/25/202439 minutes, 59 seconds
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What's Next: Views from the NFL to Silicon Valley

The NFL's chief media and business officer Brian Rolapp talks about sports in the streaming era and how the league is using machine learning. Then, General Catalyst CEO and managing director Hemant Taneja assesses the balance between innovation and risk in the development of AI and what could be next in healthcare. Conversation recorded on Thursday, March 21, 2024 at The Futurist Summit: The New Age of Tech.
3/23/202430 minutes, 4 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, Abha Bhattarai, E.J. Dionne and Megan McArdle

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Abha Bhattarai, E.J. Dionne and Megan McArdle about inflation concerns, Trump’s rhetoric on immigration and friction between President Biden and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Conversation recorded on Friday, March 22, 2024.
3/22/202430 minutes, 18 seconds
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Democracy and national security in a fast-moving digital age

Post reporters analyze how generative AI and social media could shape elections as billions around the world head to the polls this year. Then, Skydio founder Adam Bry discusses how AI-powered drones are changing the battlefield and offering new accountability tools for war crimes. Conversations recorded on Thursday, March 21, 2024 at The Futurist Summit: The New Age of Tech.
3/22/202445 minutes, 17 seconds
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Sen. Mark Warner, Sen. Todd Young, and Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger on the new era of tech

Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) discuss the national security concerns around TikTok, U.S. competitiveness in AI and the CHIPS and Science Act. Then, Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger breaks down the federal support for his company to produce chips and why his manufacturing goals for the technology are “higher” than those of President Biden. Conversations recorded on Thursday, March 21, 2024 at The Futurist Summit: The New Age of Tech.
3/21/202444 minutes, 27 seconds
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DARPA Director Stefanie Tompkins and Open AI's Anna Makanju on the future of artificial intelligence

DARPA director Stefanie Tompkins talks about the history of the agency, the impact of artificial intelligence on society and the future of military technology. Then, OpenAI’s global affairs VP Anna Makanju, talks about regulating AI and the chip capacity needed to propel the industry forward. Conversations recorded on Thursday, March 21, 2024 at The Futurist Summit: The New Age of Tech.
3/21/202453 minutes, 53 seconds
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British Airways CEO Sean Doyle on recent Boeing malfunctions, sustainability efforts and AI

Sean Doyle, chair and CEO of British Airways examines the future of international travel, Boeing's recent safety incidents, flying patterns across continents and British Airways’ investments in artificial intelligence. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, March 20, 2024.
3/20/202424 minutes, 32 seconds
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Actor Regina King on playing trailblazing lawmaker Shirley Chisholm

Actor Regina King talks about playing Shirley Chisholm in a new biopic, her 15-year journey to bring the trailblazing Congresswoman's story to the big screen and how "she represented the possibility of what can be done when a person is audacious." Conversation recorded on Tuesday, March 19, 2024.
3/19/202431 minutes
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First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, Drew Harwell, Ramesh Ponnuru and Eugene Robinson

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Drew Harwell, Ramesh Ponnuru and Eugene Robinson about the ruling rejecting the effort to oust prosecutor Fani Willis from Donald Trump’s Georgia election interference case, the bill that could ban TikTok and Majority Leader Charles Schumer's call for new Israeli elections. Conversations recorded on March 15, 2024.
3/15/202430 minutes, 10 seconds
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2024 Roundtable: Trump and Biden's general election strategies and the future for independent voters

Reporters Isaac Arnsdorf, Colby Itkowitz and Marianne LeVine discuss President Biden and former president Donald Trump clinching their parties’ nominations, potential Trump running mates and next steps for independent voters as the general election nears closer. Conversation recorded on Thursday, March 14, 2024.
3/14/202430 minutes, 29 seconds
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Julio Torres on writing ‘fully fleshed out’ immigrant characters and his new film ‘Problemista’

Comedian and actor Julio Torres talks about his directorial debut, “Problemista,” writing ‘fully fleshed out’ immigrant characters and breaking into the entertainment industry. Conversation recorded on Wedneday, March 13, 2024.
3/13/202423 minutes, 21 seconds
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Rep. Scott Peters and Birger Steen on the IRA and competing with China in green energy

Rep. Scott Peters (D-Calif.) and Birger Steen, CEO of Freyr Battery, discuss the United State’s investments in renewable energy, the impact of the Inflation Reduction Act and China's green energy transition. Conversations recorded on Wednesday, March 13, 2024.
3/13/202445 minutes, 8 seconds
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Ginni Rometty and Dragoș Tudorache on global regulation of artificial intelligence

Ginni Rometty, former IBM chair and CEO, and Dragoș Tudorache, member of the European Parliament, discuss how AI could impact the workforce and global efforts to regulate the fast evolving technology. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, March 12, 2024.
3/12/202448 minutes, 36 seconds
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Neuroscientist Lisa Mosconi: Menopause ‘literally leads to a rewiring inside the brain’

Neuroscientist Lisa Mosconi discusses her new book “The Menopause Brain” based on two decades of research, the social stigma around menopause and her perspective on the right terminology around these issues. Conversation recorded on Monday, March 11, 2024.
3/11/202428 minutes, 57 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, Leigh Ann Caldwell, Hugh Hewitt and Jason Willick

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Leigh Ann Caldwell, Hugh Hewitt and Jason Willick about President Biden’s State of the Union, Donald Trump’s third presidential nomination and where Nikki Haley's voters turn now. Conversation recorded on Friday, March 8, 2024.
3/8/202429 minutes, 27 seconds
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Rep. Ro Khanna on why he’s calling for a permanent cease-fire in the Israel-Gaza war

In this conversation recorded for Washington Post Live on March. 6, Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) breaks down why he’s worried President Biden’s support for Israel is fraying the Democratic coalition, how Congress should investigate the administrations steady and quiet transfer of arms to Israel, how activists’ calls for a permanent cease-fire have affected White House messaging, and what he hopes to hear from the president’s State of the Union address.
3/7/202429 minutes, 56 seconds
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Rep. Ro Khanna on Israel-Gaza ceasefire: ‘That word used to be taboo in this town’

Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) discusses his concern that the Biden administration’s Israel policy is fraying the Democratic coalition, the U.S.’s continued arms sales to Israel, the potential for a ceasefire and what he hopes to hear from President Biden’s State of the Union speech. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, March 6, 2024.
3/6/202429 minutes, 18 seconds
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Adobe CEO on the impacts of AI on upcoming elections, the future for creators and regulation

Adobe chair and CEO Shantanu Narayen speaks with technology columnist Geoffrey Fowler about Adobe’s suite of creative software incorporating AI, the company’s work to tackle misinformation and the balance between innovation and risk with the advent of new technologies. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, March 5, 2024.
3/5/202430 minutes, 29 seconds
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Michael McFaul on Alexei Navalny: ‘Even for me, it was a shock that they decided to kill him’

Former U.S. ambassador to Moscow Michael McFaul speaks with associate editor David Ignatius about the death of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, how his wife Yulia Navalnaya could continue his legacy, U.S. aid for Ukraine and his hopes for Russia. Conversation recorded on Monday, March 4, 2024.
3/4/202427 minutes, 3 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, Toluse Olorunnipa, Robert Kagan and Josh Rogin

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Toluse Olorunnipa, Robert Kagan and Josh Rogin about President Biden and Donald Trump's border visits, Vladimir Putin's nuclear threats, 'eroding' support for Ukraine across the U.S. and more. Conversation recorded on Friday, March 1, 2024.
3/1/202430 minutes, 33 seconds
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Rare diseases research, challenges and firsthand accounts

FDA Commissioner Robert M. Califf and rare disease nonprofit founders, Katie Gregg and Rich Horgan, discuss the ongoing challenges around rare diseases, the paucity of medical data and the role of citizens in advancing research and solutions. Conversation recorded on Thursday, February 29, 2024.
2/29/202451 minutes, 50 seconds
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How young Americans are navigating today’s economy and finding financial solutions

Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) and other financial experts examine the unique challenges young Americans entering adulthood are facing. Including continued inflation, industry-wide job cuts and high student debt, and how young people are navigating today’s economic landscape, learning about financial solutions in online communities and investing in their future. Conversation recorded on Thursday, February 29, 2024.
2/29/20241 hour, 7 minutes, 5 seconds
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2024 Roundtable: Sen. McConnell stepping down, Immigration and Biden's fundraising advantage

Reporters Tyler Pager, Meryl Kornfield and Michael Scherer discuss Sen. Mitch McConnell's plans to step down from leadership in Novermber, the economic impact of immigration and what Biden's fundraising advantage over Trump signals for the general election. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, February 28, 2024.
2/28/202429 minutes, 38 seconds
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Kara Swisher on her 'big falling out' with Elon Musk, big tech and 'Burn Book'

The long-time tech journalist discusses her memoir, "Burn Book," her relationships with tech leaders over the course of her career, including what led to her 'inexplicable falling out' with Elon Musk, and the Supreme Court's landmark social media cases. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, February 27, 2024
2/27/202433 minutes, 36 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, Dylan Wells, Max Boot and Jennifer Rubin

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Dylan Wells, Max Boot and Jennifer Rubin about the Republican South Carolina primary, the death of Russian dissident Alexei Navalny and the war in Ukraine. Conversation recorded on Friday, February 23, 2024.
2/23/202429 minutes, 49 seconds
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Former defense secretary Roberts M. Gates: Putin ‘will only get stronger’ if the West fractures

Roberts M. Gates, former defense secretary and CIA director, speaks with The Post’s associate editor David Ignatius about the death of Alexei Navalny, continuing economic and military aid to Ukraine, the Biden administration’s response to the Israel-Gaza war and why U.S. allies are “hedging” by increasing their national defense spending. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024.
2/21/202442 minutes, 39 seconds
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Paul Ryan on 'Trump populism,' Nikki Haley being 'healthy' for his party and the future of the GOP

Former House Speaker Paul Ryan speaks with Washington Post senior congressional correspondent Paul Kane about how he sees 2024 Republican front-runner Donald Trump’s hold on the Republican Party, the future of the GOP and the issues at stake this election cycle. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, February 21, 2024.
2/21/202429 minutes, 35 seconds
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French Ambassador Laurent Bili on NATO without U.S: ‘I don’t see how NATO could survive the blow'

French ambassador to the United States Laurent Bili speaks with The Post’s associate editor David Ignatius about the course of Russia’s war in Ukraine two years on, France’s new bilateral security agreement with Ukraine and Germany, the death of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and Ukraine’s bids to join the E.U. and NATO. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024.
2/20/202429 minutes, 41 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, Shane Harris, Ruth Marcus and Ramesh Ponnuru

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Shane Harris, Ruth Marcus and Ramesh Ponnuru about the 'mysterious' death of Alexei Navalny, Fani Willis' disqualification hearing in Georgia and the future of the Republican party. Conversation recorded on Friday, February 16, 2024.
2/16/202430 minutes, 55 seconds
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Denver Mayor Mike Johnston: The impeachment of Alejandro Mayorkas 'is a distraction and a tragedy'

Denver Mayor Mike Johnston speaks with Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart about the failed bipartisan immigration bill, the impeachment of the Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, how the influx of migrants is impacting his city and next steps in finding a solution. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, February 14, 2024.
2/14/202429 minutes, 3 seconds
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Improving women’s heart health and cardiovascular care

CDC's Janet S. Wright and top public health experts mark American Heart Month with conversations about cardiovascular risk factors unique to women, how small everyday changes can go a long way, and tackling heart health disparities. Conversations recorded on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024.
2/13/20241 hour, 19 minutes, 6 seconds
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Actor Ben Mendelsohn on playing iconic designer Christian Dior in new WWII drama

Actor Ben Mendelsohn speaks with Washington Post senior critic-at-large Robin Givhan about portraying acclaimed designer, Christian Dior in the new series, "The New Look," which examines the the complicated story of fashion icons Dior and Coco Chanel toward the end of World War II, their different responses to the Nazi occupation of France and how fashion was influenced by the war. Conversation recorded on Monday, February 12, 2024.
2/12/202429 minutes, 11 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, Ann E. Marimow, E.J. Dionne and Hugh Hewitt

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Ann E. Marimow, E.J. Dionne and Hugh Hewitt about the 14th amendment challenge to presidential candidate Donald Trump, the long-awaited special counsel report on President Biden that has renewed concerns about his memory and Republican unrest in Congress over immigration. Conversation recorded on Friday, February 9, 2024.
2/9/202429 minutes, 26 seconds
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NYC Health Commissioner on winter virus surge and harms of social media for public health

New York City Health Commissioner Ashwin Vasan discusses the high virus levels across the country this winter, how the pandemic has changed public health, the continuing problem of misinformation and the city’s recent initiative to counter the harms of social media. Conversation recorded on Feb. 8, 2024.
2/8/202430 minutes, 28 seconds
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Kristalina Georgieva and Robert B. Zoellick on world economy and fears of an economic Cold War

International Monetary Fund managing director Kristalina Georgieva and former World Bank president Robert B. Zoellick speak with Post columnist David Ignatius about the outlook for the global economy, the fears of economic fragmentation and the 'severe consequences' of another Cold War. Conversation recorded on Thursday, February 8, 2023.
2/8/202452 minutes, 36 seconds
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2024 roundtable: Arab American frustration with Biden, Trump trials and ‘economic nostalgia’

Reporters Dan Balz, Yasmeen Abutaleb and Hannah Knowles discuss President Biden’s campaigning in Michigan amid his rifts with the Arab American community, how Trump’s indictments are affecting his poll numbers and why voters believe the economy is better under Trump than Biden. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024.
2/7/202430 minutes, 5 seconds
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Anne Neuberger and other leaders on AI, China and the race for the future

Anne Neuberger, deputy national security advisor for cyber and emerging technologies, Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.), Rep. Marcus Molinaro (R-N.Y.), and Curai CEO Neal Khosla discuss the big questions that could shape the path forward for AI. Conversations recorded on Tuesday, February 6, 2024 at "The Futurist: The Rise of AI" event.
2/6/20241 hour, 10 minutes, 28 seconds
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Cillian Murphy on playing ‘Oppenheimer’ and characters 'in reflection and repose'

Actor Cillian Murphy speaks with The Post’s chief film critic Ann Hornaday about his Oscar-nominated portrayal of J. Robert Oppenheimer, collaborating with director Christopher Nolan for the sixth time and his impressions of the man behind the atomic bomb. Conversation recorded on Monday, Feb. 5, 2024.
2/5/202427 minutes, 19 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Missy Ryan, George F. Will and Eugene Robinson

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Missy Ryan, George F. Will and Eugene Robinson about the Biden administration’s response to attacks by Iranian-backed militias, the risks of a widening Middle East conflict, as well as Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley’s long-shot strategy to defeat Donald Trump in South Carolina. Conversation recorded on Friday, February 2, 2024.
2/2/202429 minutes, 7 seconds
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David Hochschild: 'We don’t want China to become the Saudi Arabia of batteries'

David Hochschild, chair of the California Energy Commission, and Apoorv Bhargava, CEO and co-founder of WeaveGrid, assess the demand for electric cars, federal legislation promoting EVs and the U.S. battery industry as well as the role of the electrical grid in powering the vehicles. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024.
1/31/202445 minutes, 10 seconds
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David Hochschild and WeaveGrid CEO on preparing the electrical grid for EVs going mainstream

David Hochschild, chair of the California Energy Commission, and Apoorv Bhargava, CEO and co-founder of WeaveGrid, assess the demand for electric cars, federal legislation promoting the purchase of EVs and the development of the U.S. battery industry as well as the role of the electrical grid in powering the vehicles. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024.
1/31/202445 minutes, 10 seconds
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Rep. James E. Clyburn on Democrats’ 2024 message and how Biden can break through

Washington Post national political reporter Michael Scherer speaks with assistant House Democratic leader and Biden campaign national co-chair Rep. James E. Clyburn (D-S.C.) about the Democrats’ 2024 message, the president’s standing with Black voters and the latest news from Congress. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, January 30, 2024.
1/30/202429 minutes, 30 seconds
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Palestinian journalist Plestia Alaqad on reporting from Gaza, resilience and survivor’s guilt

Plestia Alaqad, a Palestinian journalist who chronicled the destruction of her native Gaza, joins Washington Post Live to discuss what it was like to live under siege, the difficult decision to leave her homeland and what gives her hope for the future. Conversation recorded on Monday, Jan. 29, 2024.
1/29/202423 minutes, 22 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Aaron Blake, Megan McArdle and Jennifer Rubin

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Aaron Blake, Megan McArdle and Jennifer Rubin about Donald Trump’s New Hampshire primary win, Nikki Haley’s strategy to remain viable, President Biden’s push to tout the economy’s strength and the stakes for the 2024 presidential election. Conversation recorded on Friday, January 26, 2023.
1/26/202427 minutes, 19 seconds
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Actor Michelle Yeoh on telling immigrant stories, globalization of content and ‘The Brothers Sun’

Actor Michelle Yeoh, who won an Oscar for best actress for last year’s “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” joins Washington Post Live to discuss her new crime drama, "The Brothers Sun," how she’s honed her craft and the power of representation. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2024.
1/24/202428 minutes, 21 seconds
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Former Mideast envoy Dennis Ross: 'this is the grimmest moment' of Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Washington Post White House reporter Yasmeen Abutaleb speaks with former U.S. envoy to the Middle East, Dennis Ross, about the latest on the Israel-Gaza war, fears the conflict could spread across the region, the evolving relationship between the United States and Israel and what steps can be taken to establish lasting peace. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, January 24, 2024.
1/24/202428 minutes, 7 seconds
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Oksana Markarova on Ukraine’s counteroffensive against Russia, U.S. aid and her country’s future

Washington Post columnist and associate editor David Ignatius speaks with Ukraine’s ambassador to the United States Oksana Markarova about he uncertainty around U.S. aid, the counteroffensive against Russia and the future of her country. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, January 23, 2024.
1/23/202432 minutes, 17 seconds
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2024 roundtable: DeSantis drops out, Haley eyes New Hampshire, and state of Trump-Biden rematch

Join The Post’s Political Roundtable as reporters Sean Sullivan, Josh Dawsey, Colby Itkowitz and Marianne LeVine discuss Ron DeSantis’s exit from the campaign, Nikki Haley’s attempts to stall Donald Trump’s momentum in New Hampshire, and President Biden’s economic record. Conversations recorded on Monday, Jan. 22, 2024.
1/22/202430 minutes, 33 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Maeve Reston, Hugh Hewitt and Ruth Marcus

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Maeve Reston, Hugh Hewitt and Ruth Marcus about the 2024 presidential race, a possible Trump-Biden rematch and the growing concerns over a wider Mideast war. Conversation recorded on Friday, Jan. 19, 2024.
1/19/202427 minutes, 45 seconds
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Texas Democrat Rep. Henry Cuellar on his frustration over ‘open-type’ border

Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Tex.) joins Washington Post Live to discuss the status of current border policy negotiations in Congress and the impact of the record influx of migrants on his district. Conversation recorded on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2024.
1/18/202429 minutes, 39 seconds
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Ruth Wilson and Joe Murtagh on new series ‘The Woman in the Wall’

Washington Post staff writer Sarah Ellison speaks with "The Woman in the Wall" actor Ruth Wilson and showrunner Joe Murtagh about the new fictional crime series set against the backdrop of the Magdalene Laundries, former Irish institutions run by Catholic nuns that kept thousands of women and girls against their will to perform forced labor and how it was inspired by real-life stories of historical abuse. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, January 17, 2024.
1/17/202425 minutes, 7 seconds
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Kentucky Secretary of State on looming 2024 election, voting infrastructure and threats of violence

Kentucky’s secretary of state Michael Adams joins Washington Post Live to discuss the state of voting rights ahead of the 2024 presidential contest, the rising concerns over election denialism and the common ground he has found working with a Democratic governor. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2024.
1/17/202430 minutes, 27 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Dan Balz, Jenifer Rubin and Robert Kagan

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Dan Balz, Robert Kagan and Jennifer Rubin about the final stretch before the Iowa caucuses, Donald Trump's courtroom appearances and the increasing number of political threats. Conversation recorded on Friday, Jan. 12, 2024.
1/12/202430 minutes, 54 seconds
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Venture capitalist Hemant Taneja: China could ‘become very competitive very fast’ with U.S. on AI

Hemant Taneja, CEO and managing director of the venture capital firm General Catalyst, joins Washington Post Live to discuss his company’s work with the Commerce Department to develop AI guidelines and his warnings of a digital cold war between the United States and China. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024.
1/9/202429 minutes, 15 seconds
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Election 2024: Trump in court, Haley gaining momentum ahead of Iowa caucuses

Join The Post’s Political Roundtable as Sean Sullivan, Hannah Knowles, Isaac Arnsdorf and Dylan Wells analyze how Republicans are making their final pitch to Iowa voters, the increasing political attacks against Nikki Haley and Donald Trump’s ballot battle at the Supreme Court. Conversation recorded on Monday, Jan. 8, 2023.
1/8/202429 minutes, 55 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Aaron Blake, Eugene Robinson and George F. Will

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Aaron Blake, Eugene Robinson and George F. Will about Donald Trump’s legal maneuverings, concerns about a wider Mideast war and insight into the Biden administration amid the president's support of Israel. Conversation recorded on Friday, January 5, 2023.
1/5/202429 minutes, 24 seconds
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Devery Jacobs on honoring her Kanienʼkéha roots and ‘the burden of representation’

Actor and filmmaker Devery Jacobs joins Washington Post Live to discuss her upcoming Marvel series, “Echo,” her work on “Reservation Dogs,” the burden of representation and using the Mohawk language Kanienʼkéha to honor her heritage. Conversation recorded on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2024.
1/4/202430 minutes, 4 seconds
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Veteran diplomat Aaron David Miller on Israel-Gaza war, U.S. role and the ‘day after’

Washington Post national security reporter Michael Birnbaum speaks with Aaron David Miller, a former State Department diplomat who has advised both Republican and Democratic administrations on the Middle East, about the potential for negotiations between Israel and Hamas, the United States’ role in the conflict and scenarios for what could happen “the day after” the war ends. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, January 3, 2023.
1/3/202429 minutes, 51 seconds
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Best of: Peloton instructor Robin Arzón’s workout advice - 'take nibbles of hustle'

Peloton instructor Robin Arzón shares how she went from corporate law to the fitness industry and how exercise shapes our well-being. She also talks about how a “10-minute bite-size chunk of hustle” goes a long way if you’re trying to motivate yourself to work out. Conversation recorded on March. 9, 2023.
1/2/202429 minutes, 4 seconds
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Best of: Robert Waldinger’s lessons from the longest study of happiness ever

Harvard psychiatrist Robert Waldinger talks about his book, “The Good Life,” as well as the results of his work on the longest ever study of happiness, what role money plays in our emotional wellbeing, and updating research methods on happiness to include more diverse perspectives. Conversation recorded on Jan. 26, 2023.
1/1/202427 minutes, 54 seconds
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Best of: Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez on father-son relationship on-screen and in real life

Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez, father-son filmmakers and actors, join The Post’s chief film critic Ann Hornaday for a conversation about their 2011 film, “The Way,” why the story set on the Camino de Santiago continues to resonate and how globetrotting for film shoots as a family imbued their lives with a constant sense of adventure. Conversation recorded on May 15, 2023.
12/29/202328 minutes, 56 seconds
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Best of: Melinda French Gates on “broken caregiving system in the United States”

Melinda French Gates discusses her approach to philanthropy, her longtime advocacy around gender equality, her efforts to help more women run for public office in the United States and why caregiving is a key issue for her ahead of the 2024 election. Conversation recorded on July 27, 2023.
12/28/202328 minutes, 1 second
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Best of: Christian Cooper on rediscovering wonder through birding

Christian Cooper, editor and Central Park birder, talks about his book, “Better Living Through Birding,” which explores the joy, power and art of birdwatching. He also reflects on using birding as an “escape valve” outside of himself and the Central Park incident that brought him to wider renown. Conversation recorded on June 13, 2023.
12/27/202330 minutes, 21 seconds
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Best of: Matthew Desmond examines poverty’s persistence in the richest nation on Earth

Matthew Desmond, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and Princeton sociologist, discusses his book “Poverty, by America,” how those with privilege benefit from the persistence of poverty in ways "known and unknown” and ways to counteract economic inequality. Conversation recorded on March 30, 2023.
12/26/202328 minutes, 25 seconds
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Best of: Ruth E. Carter reflects on her legacy in costumes throughout Hollywood history

Oscar-winning costume artist Ruth E. Carter, the creative mind behind the outfits in films such as “Do The Right Thing,” “Malcom X” and “Black Panther,” joins Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart to discuss her tabletop book detailing her craft, her designs for actors from Samuel L. Jackson to Halle Berry and the strides made by Black women in Hollywood. Conversation recorded on June 22, 2023.
12/22/202329 minutes, 22 seconds
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NBA All-Star Chris Paul on lessons in family, from his grandfather to his kids

NBA All-Star Chris Paul discusses his memoir “Sixty-One,” which explores the lasting impact of his grandfather on the course of Paul’s life, from lessons in how he raises his children to how he commemorates and remembers those closest to him. Conversation recorded on Monday, June 26, 2023.
12/21/202326 minutes, 24 seconds
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Sally Jenkins on the 'athletic heart' and growing popularity of women’s sports

Washington Post sportswriter Sally Jenkins talks about her new book exploring the lessons of sports for life, the growing popularity of women’s sports, and her piece about the relationship between tennis legends and cancer survivors Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, July 19, 2023.
12/20/202331 minutes, 9 seconds
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Hed: Best of: Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Tobias Menzies dig into ‘You Hurt My Feelings’

Award-winning actors Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Tobias Menzies speak with chief film critic Ann Hornaday about their movie, “You Hurt My Feelings,” which explores communication breakdowns in a long-term relationship, and how their relationships with director Nicole Holofcener ground their performances.   Conversation recorded on Monday, May 22, 2023.  
12/19/202318 minutes, 13 seconds
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Best of: Sean Sherman on preserving Indigenous culinary traditions and founding ‘The Sioux Chef’

Chef Sean Sherman, whose Minneapolis restaurant Owamni won the James Beard award for Best New Restaurant last year, speaks with senior critic-at-large Robin Givhan about Indigenous culinary history and his restaurant’s mission to “decolonize” the dining experience.   Conversation recorded on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023.
12/18/202326 minutes, 21 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Tyler Pager, Jennifer Rubin and Max Boot

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Tyler Pager, Jennifer Rubin and Max Boot about the Ukraine aid package, President Biden on Israel and the race for the Republican presidential nomination. Conversation recorded on Friday, December 15, 2023.
12/15/202328 minutes, 37 seconds
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Jay Chaudhry and James Lewis on the new cybersecurity landscape

Jay Chaudhry, CEO and founder of Zscaler, and James Lewis, director of the strategic technologies program at the Center for Strategic & International Studies, join Washington Post Live to discuss securing cloud infrastructure and advances in artificial intelligence. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2023.
12/13/202343 minutes, 5 seconds
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Investing in scientific and technological innovation

Washington Post tech policy reporter Cat Zakrzewski speaks with Rep. Jay Obernolte (R-Calif.), José-Marie Griffiths, Dakota State University president, and Erika Shugart, National Science Teaching Association executive director, about America’s status as one of the world’s leaders in innovation and efforts to build a talent pipeline of future pioneers across industries. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, December 12, 2023.
12/12/202342 minutes
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Gabriela Hearst on the ‘fusion’ of sustainability and fashion

Gabriela Hearst joins Washington Post Live for a conversation about her longtime commitment to sustainability, her case for fusion energy at the COP28 global climate talks and her personal journey through fashion. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2023.
12/12/202328 minutes, 46 seconds
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Patrick Stewart on humble beginnings in England, Star Trek fame and new memoir

Washington Post chief film critic Ann Hornaday speaks with veteran Actor Patrick Stewart, known for his acclaimed performances on stage and his iconic roles in the “Star Trek” and “X-Men" franchises about his new memoir “Making it So," and his storied career. Conversation recorded on Monday, December 11, 2023.
12/11/202328 minutes, 18 seconds
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2024 roundtable: Balance of power in the House. A new Iowa poll. Liz Cheney’s next move

Join The Post Political Roundtable as campaign editor Sean Sullivan speaks with Paul Kane, Colby Itkowitz and Meryl Kornfield about a new Iowa caucus poll showing Trump with a commanding lead, Liz Cheney’s possible third party run for president, and Dean Phillip's challenge to President Joe Biden. Conversations recorded on Monday, Dec. 11, 2023.
12/11/202331 minutes, 52 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Leigh Ann Caldwell, Ruth Marcus and Ramesh Ponnuru

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Leigh Ann Caldwell, Ruth Marcus and Ramesh Ponnuru about the latest in Congress, this year’s last Republican presidential debate and what a second Trump term might look like. Conversation recorded on Friday, December 8, 2023.
12/8/202327 minutes, 25 seconds
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Innovating and investing in artificial intelligence

The Biden administration recently announced new safety measures and called on federal agencies to mitigate the risks of artificial intelligence. On Thursday, Dec. 7 at 9:00 a.m. ET, join Washington Post Live for timely conversations about the latest efforts to govern the technology, America’s technological competitiveness and innovative use cases for AI.
12/8/20236 seconds
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Conserving land, water and wildlife amidst growing climate threats

Bureau of Land Management Director Tracy Stone-Manning and Connected Conservation Foundation executive director Sophie Maxwell speak The Post's Juliet Eilperin about efforts to protect land and water systems amidst growing climate threats. Conversations recorded on Monday, Dec. 4, 2023.
12/4/202343 minutes, 53 seconds
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David Petraeus on Israel-Gaza conflict, Ukraine and evolution of warfare

Washington Post columnist and associate editor David Ignatius speaks with Gen. David H. Petraeus about the conflict between Israel and Hamas, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and his new book, “Conflict,” which traces the evolution of warfare from 1945 to the present. Conversation recorded on Friday, December 1, 2023.
12/1/202330 minutes, 41 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s John Hudson, E.J. Dionne and Hugh Hewitt

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s John Hudson, E.J. Dionne and Hugh Hewitt about the resumption of fighting in the Mideast, Antony Blinken’s trip to the region, the successful release of hostages and the legacy of Henry Kissinger. Conversation recorded on Friday, Dec. 1, 2023.
12/1/202327 minutes, 4 seconds
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Hong Kong, China and the threats to global democracy

Journalists Shibani Mahtani and Timothy McLaughlin join Washington Post Live to discuss their new book “Among the Braves,” which explores Beijing's crackdown on Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement through the eyes of four leading activists. Conversation recorded on Nov. 30, 2023.
11/30/202330 minutes, 14 seconds
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Chile’s environment minister Maisa Rojas on COP28 global climate talks

Senior writer Frances Stead Sellers speaks with Maisa Rojas, Chile’s environment minister and a climate scientist who played a central role in the establishment of a loss and damage fund to support vulnerable countries after climate disasters about the next steps for the fund, what she hopes will be achieved at COP28 in Dubai and the impact of climate change on Latin America. Conversation recorded on Monday, November 27, 2023.
11/28/202330 minutes, 3 seconds
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The Post’s Political Roundtable with Ashley Parker, Brianna Tucker and Marianne LeVine

Join The Post’s Political Roundtable as campaign editor Sean Sullivan speaks with Ashley Parker, Brianna Tucker and Marianne LeVine about attempts to ease anxiety over Biden’s reelection campaign, Nikki Haley’s growing momentum and Mike Johnson’s meeting with Trump.
11/27/202330 minutes, 38 seconds
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Women speaking truth to power at Post Live’s Global Women’s Summit

Journalist Rana Ayyub, human rights defender Anaïse Kanimba and human rights activist Areej al-Sadhan recount their attempts to hold powerful leaders accountable and how they persevere despite the reprisals they have faced. Then, Mexican investigative journalist Anabel Hernández discusses her work investigating Mexico’s drug cartels and the role of journalism in accountability and justice. Conversations recorded on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023.
11/17/202341 minutes, 12 seconds
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Alicia Roth Weigel and Zooey Zephyr join Post Live’s Global Women's Summit

Writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie joined the Global Women’s Summit to discuss how political polarization is driving book bans, and how she envisions a different way of teaching American history. Then, political consultant Alicia Roth Weigel and Montana State Rep. Zooey Zephyr spoke about how they’re challenging the gender binary and the politicization of gender in the United States. Conversations recorded on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023.
11/17/202348 minutes, 29 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Marianna Sotomayor, Max Boot and Ruth Marcus

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Marianna Sotomayor, Max Boot and Ruth Marcus about Congress averting a government shutdown, incivility on Capitol Hill and improving relations with China. Conversation recorded on Friday, Nov. 17, 2023.
11/17/202328 minutes, 18 seconds
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Jessica Berman and KC Tenants director Tara Raghuveer join Post Live’s Global Women's Summit

Jessica Berman joined The Post's Sally Jenkins at the Global Women’s Summit to discuss the rapid growth of women's sports and her own rise to becoming the commissioner of the National Women’s Soccer League. Then, Tara Raghuveer, director of KC Tenants, speaks about her organization's work in making Kansas City ground zero for renters’ rights and her push for federal rent regulation. Conversations recorded on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023.
11/16/202340 minutes, 4 seconds
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Conversations from the Global Women's Summit with women leading in a time of global turmoil

Sherrilyn Ifill, visiting professor at Harvard Law School, Rebecca Ulam Weiner, NYPD deputy commissioner of the Intelligence & Counterterrorism Bureau and Yasmin Green, CEO of Jigsaw, spoke at the Global Women’s Summit about the rise in domestic extremism and how Hamas’s Oct. 7 attack on Israel has changed the global threat landscape. Then, CBS News president Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews, MSNBC president Rashida Jones and Reuters editor in chief Alessandra Galloni discuss their leadership of some of the country’s most influential newsrooms and how they’re shaping coverage of two evolving wars. Conversations recorded on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023.
11/16/202356 minutes, 46 seconds
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Maria Shriver, medical experts and Jenny Just join Post Live's Global Women's Summit

Maria Shriver, Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement at Cleveland Clinic founder, Sharon Malone, Alloy Women’s Health medical adviser and Lisa Mosconi, director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic at Weill Cornell Medicine joined the Global Women’s Summit to discuss menopause, the brain and women’s health. Then, self-made billionaire Jenny Just, Peak6 co-founder and managing partner, shares what poker can teach women about risk-taking and business strategy. Conversations recorded on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023.
11/16/202354 minutes, 51 seconds
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Fran Drescher, Dame Karen Pierce and Jane Hartley join Post Live's Global Women's Summit

SAG-AFTRA president Fran Drescher joined Post Live’s Global Women’s Summit to discuss her leadership of the longest actors' strike in Hollywood history and to give a behind-the-scenes look at the agreement that brought the months long negotiations to an end. Then, U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom Jane Hartley and U.K. Ambassador to the United States Dame Karen Pierce discuss the relationship between the two countries and how they practice diplomacy in an increasingly fractious world. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023.
11/15/202356 minutes, 32 seconds
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Countdown to 2024 with Jackie Alemany, Marianna Sotomayor, Caroline Kitchener and Brianna Tucker

Reporters Jackie Alemany, Marianna Sotomayor, Caroline Kitchener and Brianna Tucker joined Post Live’s Global Women’s Summit to talk about the 2024 presidential election, the youth vote, the state of Washington and the stories that have stayed with them. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023.
11/15/202320 minutes, 31 seconds
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Fani Willis and Sen. Lisa Murkowski join Post Live's Global Women's Summit

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis joined Post Live’s Global Women’s Summit to discuss the ongoing election fraud trial against Donald Trump, her father's impact on her professional career and her message to young women. Next, Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) speaks about her independent streak in the Senate, the current state of the Republican party and why she thinks “Joe Manchin would be a great president.” Conversation recorded on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023.
11/15/202345 minutes, 29 seconds
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Tzipi Livni and Rula Jebreal on Israel-Gaza war

Former Israeli foreign minister Tzipi Livni and journalist Rula Jebreal joined Post Live’s Global Women’s Summit to discuss the Israel-Gaza war, the ongoing hostage negotiations and the prospects for a two-state solution. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023.
11/14/202323 minutes, 9 seconds
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Cecilia Vega on Latina representation and the state of journalism

Washington Post national correspondent Arelis Hernández speaks with Cecilia Vega, the first Latina correspondent for “60 Minutes” about her barrier-breaking journey in TV, opening doors for journalists of color and the digital transformation of media. Conversation recorded on Thursday, November 9, 2023.
11/10/202329 minutes, 18 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Hannah Knowles, Jennifer Rubin and George F. Will

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with national political reporter Hannah Knowles and opinions columnists Jennifer Rubin and George F. Will about Democrats’ concern about polls in battleground states and Donald Trump’s legal troubles. Conversation recorded on Friday, Nov. 10, 2023.
11/10/202326 minutes, 50 seconds
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How technology is reshaping the way cancer is diagnosed and treated

Senior writer Frances Stead Sellers speaks with director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H), Renee Wegrzyn and executive vice president of Scripps Research, Eric Topol, about how technology and innovation are reshaping cancer care. Conversation recorded on November 8, 2023.
11/8/202342 minutes, 21 seconds
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How individual choices can add up in the fight against climate change

Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart and columnist Bina Venkataraman moderate a series of conversations with White House National Climate advisor Ali Zaidi, Oyster Oyster chef Rob Rubba and Bitter Grace founder Anne Marie Johnson about the ways ordinary citizens can help reduce the world’s carbon footprint. Conversations recorded on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2023.
11/8/20231 hour, 15 minutes, 3 seconds
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New York Liberty co-owner Clara Wu Tsai on the future of women’s sports

Washington Post sports columnist Sally Jenkins speaks with co-owner of the New York Liberty and the Brooklyn Nets Clara Wu Tsai about the growing popularity of women’s sports, the evolution of the WNBA and the next generation of female athletes. Conversation recorded on Monday, Nov. 6, 2023.
11/6/202325 minutes, 57 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Toluse Olorunnipa, Megan McArdle and David Von Drehle

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Toluse Olorunnipa, Megan McArdle and David Von Drehle about Antony Blinken’s trip to the Middle East and House Speaker Mike Johnson’s first week on the job. Conversation recorded on Friday, Nov. 3, 2023.
11/3/202326 minutes, 49 seconds
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Executive Producer Ron Nyswaner on limited McCarthy era series ‘Fellow Travelers’

Washington Post intelligence and national security reporter Shane Harris speaks with Ron Nyswaner, creator and executive producer, of Showtime's new limited series, “Fellow Travelers” about the events that inspired the story from the Red Scare to the AIDS epidemic. Conversation recorded on Thursday, November 2, 2023
11/2/202331 minutes, 15 seconds
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Veteran entrepreneurs on finding a new calling and navigating today’s economy

Washington Post senior news anchor Libby Casey speaks with veteran entrepreneur Tom McMahon, owner of Urban Dwell, and small business advocate Elizabeth Gore, president of Hello Alice, about starting out on your own, finding a new calling and navigating today’s economy. Conversation recorded on Thursday, November 2, 2023
11/2/202340 minutes, 14 seconds
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Rep. Goldman on his first term in the House, and being in Israel on Oct. 7

In this Washington Post Live conversation from Oct. 31, Rep. Daniel S. Goldman (D-N.Y.) discusses how he and his family sheltered in a Tel Aviv hotel during Hamas’s terrorist attack on Israel, his support for Israel’s right to defend itself and his thoughts on new House Speaker Mike Johnson.
11/2/202330 minutes, 3 seconds
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Improving health care and the patient experience in America

Washington Post deputy newsletter editor Paige Winfield Cunningham and senior writer Frances Stead Sellers moderate a series of conversation with Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.), USAID assistant administrator for global health Atul Gawande and CEO of ConcertoCare Julian Harris, as well as executive vice president of health care at Arnold Ventures Mark E. Miller and founder of PatientRightsAdvocate.org Cynthia Fisher about ways to improve the health-care system, enhance patient care and rein in costs. Conversations recorded on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023.
11/1/20231 hour, 25 minutes, 22 seconds
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Election 2024: The Post’s Political Roundtable with Jacqueline Alemany, Josh Dawsey and Tyler Pager

Washington Post White House reporter Sean Sullivan hosts a reporter political roundtable with Post reporters Jacqueline Alemany, Josh Dawsey and Tyler Pager about Mike Pence’s decision to drop out of the 2024 race, a long shot challenge to President Biden in the Democratic primary and how Donald Trump’s legal challenges are impacting his candidacy. Conversation recorded on Monday, October 30, 2023.
10/30/202331 minutes, 27 seconds
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How technology is transforming cancer care and research

Washington Post deputy newsletter editor Paige Winfield Cunningham speaks with Robert Weinberg of the Whitehead Institute, Xiling Shen the scientific founder of Xilis and Rep. Brian Higgins (D-N.Y.) about the state of cancer and how technological advancements are reshaping our relationship to the illness. Conversations recorded on Monday, Oct. 30, 2023.
10/30/202343 minutes, 18 seconds
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Arati Prabhakar, Meredith Whittaker, Frances Haugen & Sneha Revanur on future of AI

Arati Prabhakar, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Director, and top experts discuss artificial intelligence, America’s technological competitiveness and the next generation of digital users. Conversation recorded on Thursday, October 26, 2023.
10/27/20231 hour, 16 minutes, 44 seconds
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Alexandr Wang, Gita Gopinath and top journalists discuss the rise of AI

Scale AI CEO Alexandr Wang, IMF First Deputy Managing Director Gita Gopinath and top Post reporters discuss what AI means for national security, the global economy and everyday users of technology. Conversation recorded on Thursday, October 26, 2023.
10/27/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 56 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Yasmeen Abutaleb, Ramesh Ponnuru and Jennifer Rubin

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Yasmeen Abutaleb, Ramesh Ponnuru and Jennifer Rubin about the next phase of the Israel-Gaza war, why House Republicans settled on Speaker Mike Johnson and more. Conversation recorded on Friday, October 27, 2023.
10/27/202326 minutes, 37 seconds
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Regulating the AI Age with Sen. Chuck Schumer

Washington Post Live anchor and co-author of The Early 202 Leigh Ann Caldwell speaks with U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) about the efforts in Congress to set new governance rules for artificial intelligence. Conversation recorded on Thursday, October 26, 2023.
10/26/202325 minutes, 2 seconds
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Comedian Sarah Cooper on navigating viral fame and memoir ‘Foolish’

Washington Post national arts reporter Geoff Edgers speaks with comedian Sarah Cooper about her new memoir, “Foolish,” her path from working in tech to becoming a comedian and how lip-syncing to former president Donald Trump brought her internet stardom. Conversation recorded on Monday, Oct. 23, 2023.
10/23/202329 minutes, 12 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Tyler Pager, Shadi Hamid and Josh Rogin

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Tyler Pager, Shadi Hamid and Josh Rogin about President Biden’s historic trip to Israel, the dangers the Mideast war could escalate and the ongoing search for a new House speaker. Conversation recorded on Friday, October 20, 2023.
10/20/202327 minutes, 41 seconds
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The patient experience and the state of health care in the U.S.

Health care can be costly, hard to navigate and difficult to access for many Americans. On Thursday, Oct. 19 at 9:00 a.m. ET, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Avik Roy, president of the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity, and other stakeholders join Washington Post Live for a series of conversations about the U.S. health-care system, the cost of prescription medication and the ways to improve the patient experience.
10/20/20236 seconds
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The patient experience and the state of health care in the U.S.

Washington Post co-author of The Early 202 Leigh Ann Caldwell, national health reporter Dan Diamond and senior writer Frances Stead Sellers moderate a series of conversations with Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), senior fellow at the Brookings Institution Matthew Fiedler, president of The Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity Avik Roy and the chief medical officer of Curai Health Davis Liu about the U.S. health-care system, the cost of prescription medication and the ways to improve the patient experience. Conversations recorded on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2023.
10/19/20231 hour, 17 minutes, 45 seconds
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How new investments and innovation in green tech are addressing climate change

Washington Post climate correspondent Tim Puko speaks with Vinod Khosla, founder of Khosla Ventures, Sara Menker, founder and CEO of Gro Intelligence, and Arcady Sosinov, founder and CEO of FreeWire Technologies, about the role of technology in creating opportunities for a greener future. Conversation recorded on Wednesday October 18, 2023.
10/18/202353 minutes, 42 seconds
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The next generation of challenges and innovation in medicine

Washington Post senior writer Frances Stead Sellers, newsletter editor Paige Winfield Cunningham and national health reporter Akilah Johnson moderate a series of conversations with Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra, surgical oncologist at NYU Grossman School of Medicine Kathie-Ann Joseph, Charles R. Drew professor of surgery at Howard University Wayne A.I. Frederick and founder and president of Every Mother Counts Christy Turlington Burns about innovations in American health care, the most pressing challenges to the system and the next generation of medicine. Conversations recorded on Tuesday, Oct.17, 2023.
10/17/20231 hour, 24 minutes, 52 seconds
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The impact of AI on American industry, jobs and technological competitiveness

Washington Post Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.), vice chair of the Congressional Artificial Intelligence Caucus, and top experts join Washington Post Live for conversations about the impact of AI on America’s economy and technological competitiveness. Conversations recorded on Monday, Oct. 16, 2023.
10/16/202347 minutes, 44 seconds
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Victoria Beckham on the expansion of her eponymous fashion brand

Washington Post senior critic-at-large Robin Givhan speaks with Victoria Beckham joins The Post’s about her label’s expansion into fragrance and the future of the global fashion industry. Conversation recorded on Friday, Oct. 13, 2023.
10/13/202342 minutes, 3 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Marianna Sotomayor, Hugh Hewitt and Robert Kagan

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Marianna Sotomayor, Hugh Hewitt and Robert Kagan about the Biden administration’s response to the Israel-Gaza war and the leadership vacuum facing House Republicans. Conversation recorded on Friday, October 13, 2023.
10/13/202329 minutes, 58 seconds
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Investing in America’s cyber infrastructure, resilience and workforce

Washington Post national security reporter Ellen Nakashima and author of The Cyber 202 Tim Starks lead a series of conversations with CISA executive director Brandon Wales, National Science Foundation’s lead program director Victor Piotrowski and ISC2 CEO Clar Rosso about how America can strengthen its critical infrastructure and its cyber workforce. Conversation recorded on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2023.
10/12/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 58 seconds
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Malcolm Jenkins on ‘What Winners Won’t Tell You’ and athlete activism

Washington Post sports columnist Jerry Brewer speaks with two-time Super Bowl champion, entrepreneur and social justice activist, Malcolm Jenkins, about his memoir, “What Winners Won’t Tell You,” protesting the national anthem while in the NFL and his ongoing work to reform the criminal justice system. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, October 10, 2023.
10/10/202329 minutes, 32 seconds
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Klutch CEO Rich Paul on the changing business of sports

Washington Post deputy business editor Damian Paletta speaks with Rich Paul, the founder and CEO of Klutch Sports Group, about his new book, “Lucky Me: A Memoir of Changing the Odds,” his longtime friendship with LeBron James and the changing business of sports. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2023.
10/10/202329 minutes, 58 seconds
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The impact of AI on American industry, jobs and technological competitiveness

Artificial intelligence is increasingly making its way across industries and could reshape the jobs of the future. On Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 9:00 a.m. ET, Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.), vice chair of the Congressional Artificial Intelligence Caucus, and Jay Lee, director of the Industrial AI Center at the University of Maryland at College Park, join Washington Post Live for conversations about the impact on America’s economy and technological competitiveness.
10/10/20236 seconds
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Rajiv J. Shah on ‘Big Bets: How Large-Scale Change Really Happens’

Senior writer Frances Stead Sellers speaks with the president of the Rockefeller Foundation, Rajiv J. Shah about his new book, “Big Bets,” and lessons from his time in government about implementing large-scale change. Conversation recorded on Monday, October 9, 2023
10/9/202340 minutes, 17 seconds
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Election 2024: The Post’s Political Roundtable with Michael Scherer, Colby Itkowitz and Marianne LeV

Join The Post’s Political Roundtable as campaign editor Sean Sullivan speaks with national political reporters Michael Scherer, Colby Itkowitz and Marianne LeVine to analyze the latest from the presidential campaign trail. Conversation recorded on Monday, Oct. 9, 2023.
10/9/202329 minutes, 56 seconds
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Marty Baron on leading The Washington Post, working with Jeff Bezos and covering President Trump

Editor and author Tina Brown speaks with Marty Baron about his new book, “Collision of Power,” which delves into his tenure as executive editor of The Washington Post and how that time coincided with Amazon founder Jeff Bezos buying the paper and the presidency of Donald J. Trump. Conversation recorded on Friday, Oct. 6, 2023.
10/6/202346 minutes, 5 seconds
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Michael Lewis on new book about Sam Bankman-Fried and FTX’s collapse

Washington Post editorial page editor David Shipley speaks with, Michael Lewis, author of best-selling books, including “The Big Short” and “Moneyball” about his new book which provides an inside story of the tumultuous collapse of the cryptocurrency firm FTX and its founder, Sam Bankman-Fried. Conversation recorded on Thursday, October 5, 2023.
10/6/202352 minutes, 3 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Dan Balz, E.J. Dionne and George F. Will

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” Michael Duffy speaks with The Post’s Dan Balz, E.J. Dionne and George F. Will discuss Kevin McCarthy’s ouster, the Republican scramble to find a replacement and the future of U.S. aid to Ukraine. Conversation recorded on Friday, Oct. 6, 2023.
10/6/202327 minutes, 38 seconds
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Improving women’s heart health and cardiovascular care

Heart disease accounts for almost 1 in 5 female deaths in the United States. Yet many women don’t recognize warning signs in time. On Tuesday, Oct. 3 at 4:00 p.m. ET, join Washington Post Live for conversations with public officials and health experts about cardiovascular risk factors for women, how gender bias can harm female patients and how lifestyle changes can improve heart health.
10/4/20236 seconds
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Mike Pence on his 2024 presidential candidacy

Washington Post contributing columnist Ramesh Ponnuru speaks with former vice president Mike Pence in the first of Washington Post Live’s Election 2024 Candidates series about his vision for the country, his strategy to break through the GOP field and his views on his former boss, Donald Trump. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, October 3, 2023.
10/3/202330 minutes, 21 seconds
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An entrepreneur’s vision to transform maternal health

Washington Post national health reporter Akilah Johnson speaks with Adrianne Nickerson, co-founder and CEO of Oula, about how the company is combining technology and holistic care to improve maternal health outcomes in the United States. Conversation recorded on Monday, October 2, 2023.
10/2/202328 minutes, 30 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Marianna Sotomayor, Jennifer Rubin and Jason Willick

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Marianna Sotomayor, Jennifer Rubin and Jason Willick about the looming government shutdown, Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s legacy, the second GOP presidential debate and Sen. Bob Menendez’s political future. Conversation recorded on Friday, September 29, 2023.
9/29/202331 minutes, 17 seconds
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Leading scholars on state and future of American democracy

America’s political system is facing unique pressure points amidst declining trust in institutions, rising polarization in Congress and threats against public officials. On Thursday, Sept. 28 at 11:00 a.m. ET, political scientists Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt and historians Carol Anderson and Nicole Hemmer join Washington Post Live to discuss the state and future of American democracy.
9/29/20236 seconds
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Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Rep. Ken Buck on bipartisan efforts to protect journalism

Washington Post Live anchor and co-author of The Early 202 Leigh Ann Caldwell speaks with Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.) about their bipartisan push for the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act and the role of the free press in a democracy. Conversation recorded on Thursday, September 28, 2023.
9/28/202325 minutes, 5 seconds
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Sen. Ben Cardin and entrepreneurs on small business resilience

Washington Post deputy business editor Damian Paletta speaks with Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.), chair of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, about the state of small business in the United States, and economics correspondent Abha Bhattarai speaks with Pooja Bavishi, founder & CEO of Malai, Angel Gregorio, founder & owner of The Spice Suite and Ifat Pridan, founder & owner of LiLi The First, about how they navigate today’s economic uncertainties and seize new opportunities to grow. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023.
9/27/20231 hour, 9 minutes, 51 seconds
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Lisa Monaco, Chris Krebs and Chris Painter on the next generation of cyber threats

Washington Post intelligence and national security reporter Shane Harris and columnist and associate editor David Ignatius speak with Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco, former CISA director Chris Krebs and former State Department cyber coordinator Chris Painter about how America can protect its cybersecurity and prepare for the next generation of threats.
9/26/20231 hour, 29 minutes, 51 seconds
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Election 2024: The Post's Political Roundtable with Maeve Reston, Isaac Arnsdorf and Hannah Knowles

On The Post’s Political Roundtable, Sean Sullivan, Maeve Reston, Isaac Arnsdorf and Hannah Knowles will analyze what’s ahead on the 2024 campaign trail, how Republican rivals are preparing for the second presidential debate and the latest poll numbers. Conversation recorded on Monday, Sept. 25, 2023.
9/25/202328 minutes, 46 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Yasmeen Abutaleb, Ruth Marcus and Megan McArdle

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Yasmeen Abutaleb, Ruth Marcus and Megan McArdle about Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s speech at the United Nations, the likelihood of another government shutdown and Donald Trump’s decision to skip Republican primary debates.
9/22/202328 minutes, 36 seconds
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How policymakers, businesses and educators are adapting to the changing workplace

Washington Post anchor and co-author of The Early 202 Leigh Ann Caldwell and tech at work writer Danielle Abril speak with Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.), Christina Janzer, Slack’s senior vice-president of research and analytics, and Michael Crow, president of Arizona State University, about the changes that are reshaping the future of work in enduring ways. Conversation recorded on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2023.
9/21/20231 hour, 16 minutes, 19 seconds
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How technology is accelerating the effort to find climate change solutions

Washington Post climate correspondent Tim Puko speaks with Gernot Wagner, climate economist at Columbia Business School, and Reina Otsuka, United Nations Development Program’s Digital Innovation for Nature, Climate and Energy lead, about the role of technology in finding solutions to address climate change. Conversations recorded on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2023.
9/20/202345 minutes, 40 seconds
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Women on the frontlines of climate change: Mary Robinson and climate experts

Washington Post deputy climate & environment editor Juliet Eilperin and senior writer Frances Stead Sellers speak with Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, co-founder of Urban Ocean Lab, Katharine Hayhoe, chief scientist at the The Nature Conservancy, Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland, and Ayisha Siddiqa, climate justice activist & youth climate adviser to the U.N. Secretary General, in a series of conversations about innovative solutions to tackle a warming planet.
9/19/202343 minutes, 31 seconds
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Simon Schama on lessons learned from pandemics through history

Senior writer Frances Stead Sellers speaks with historian Simon Schama, who has chronicled subjects, including the French Revolution, Rembrandt and America’s place in the world about his latest book, “Foreign Bodies: Pandemics, Vaccines and the Health of Nations,” which details lessons from the coronavirus outbreak and pandemics in earlier centuries. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, September 19, 2023.
9/19/202329 minutes, 5 seconds
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Women on the frontlines of climate change: Samantha Power and Erin Mendenhall

Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart and deputy climate & environment editor Juliet Eilperin speak with USAID administrator Samantha Power and Salt Lake City mayor Erin Mendenhall in a series of conversations about the latest global efforts to curb carbon emissions. Conversation recorded on Monday, Sept. 18, 2023.
9/19/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 37 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Leigh Ann Caldwell, Ruth Marcus and George Will

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Leigh Ann Caldwell, Ruth Marcus and George Will about the Biden impeachment probe launched by House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and Mitt Romney’s decision not to seek reelection. Conversation recorded on Friday, Sept. 15, 2023.
9/15/202328 minutes, 40 seconds
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How employers and employees are rethinking well-being in the workplace

Senior writer Frances Stead Sellers and Economics Correspondent Abha Bhattarai speak with President of Calm, Alex Will, Mind Share Partners Founder and CEO, Kelly Greenwood and Gen Z Financial Educator, Creator & Author, Kyla Scanlon about how companies can support employee well-being, build a motivated workforce and minimize burnout. Conversation recorded on Thursday, September 14, 2023.
9/14/20231 hour, 7 minutes, 41 seconds
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Natalie Hernandez and Wendy Wilcox on maternal mortality disparities and innovations

Editor and author Tina Brown speaks with Natalie Hernandez and Wendy Wilcox about the maternal morbidity and mortality rates in the United States, the disparities that contribute to such outcomes and the innovations aimed at improving care for mothers. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2023.
9/14/202335 minutes, 4 seconds
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Walter Isaacson on new Elon Musk biography

Washington Post columnist and associate editor David Ignatius speaks with best-selling biographer Walter Isaacson about what he learned about Elon Musk after two years of shadowing him and interviewing his family, friends, critics and colleagues in the new book, “Elon Musk.” Conversation recorded on Wednesday, September 13, 2023
9/13/202330 minutes, 52 seconds
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Senate AI Caucus co-chairs on bipartisan efforts to regulate artificial intelligence

Senate AI Caucus co-chairs Sens. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) join Washington Post Live to preview an upcoming congressional forum on AI policy and discuss efforts to regulate the rapidly evolving technology. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2023.
9/12/202325 minutes, 27 seconds
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Elaine Welteroth on exploring the Black American experience in ‘The Conversations Project’

Washington Post sports columnist Jerry Brewer speaks with best-selling author, the former editor in chief of Teen Vogue and TV host Elaine Welteroth about her new Hulu series, “The Conversations Project,” which explores the Black American experience through gatherings at the dinner table. Conversation recorded on Monday September 11, 2023.
9/11/202329 minutes, 47 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Maeve Reston, Hugh Hewitt and Jennifer Rubin

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Maeve Reston, Hugh Hewitt and Jennifer Rubin will discuss the 2024 presidential election entering a new phase and examine Mike Pence’s strongest rebuke yet of Donald Trump. Conversation recorded on Friday, Sept. 8, 2023.
9/8/202327 minutes, 16 seconds
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Author Esmeralda Santiago on exploring memory and history in ‘Las Madres’

Washington Post national correspondent Arelis Hernández speaks with Best-selling author, Esmeralda Santiago about her new intergenerational novel, “Las Madres,” set during Hurricane Maria and how her Puerto Rican heritage has shaped her storytelling. Conversation recorded on Thursday, September 7, 2023.
9/7/202329 minutes, 25 seconds
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Inflection AI CEO on how AI could shape the 21st century

Washington Post technology editor Christina Passarielo speaks with Inflection AI CEO Mustafa Suleyman about discuss his new book “The Coming Wave,” the risks he believes AI poses to the global order, the governance of AI and his own path in the booming field. Conversation recorded on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2023.
9/7/202330 minutes, 18 seconds
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Wesleyan University president on legacy admissions and educational opportunity

Wesleyan University president Michael S. Roth joins Washington Post Live to discuss the school’s decision to end its practice of legacy admissions, the ripple effect of the Supreme Court striking down race-based affirmative action and the state of free speech on campus. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2023.
9/5/202328 minutes, 52 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Amy Gardner, Christine Emba and David Von Drehle

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” Washington Post Live anchor Leigh Ann Caldwell speaks with The Post’s Amy Gardner, Christine Emba and David Von Drehle about the charges against former president Donald Trump and how Republicans are preparing for next week’s primary debate. Conversation recorded on Friday, August 18, 2023.
8/18/202328 minutes, 18 seconds
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Alberto R. Gonzales on Trump indictments, rule of law and American democracy

Alberto R. Gonzales, former attorney general under President George W. Bush, joins Washington Post Live to discuss his recent op-ed pushing back against Republicans arguing that the Justice Department is biased against their party and to offer his perspective on the indictments against Donald Trump. Conversation recorded on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2023.
8/17/202339 minutes, 58 seconds
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Holistic cancer care

Senior writer Frances Stead Sellers speaks with Dan Shapiro, director of the Chartis Center for Burnout Solutions, and Jason Resendez, president and CEO of the National Alliance for Caregiving, about the psychological toll of navigating the cancer and ways to offer holistic care.
8/17/202347 minutes, 7 seconds
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Anthropologist Michael Blakey on the Smithsonian’s ‘racial brain collection’

Washington Post investigative reporter Nicole Dungca speaks with Michael Blakey, a member of the newly created Smithsonian human remains task force, about The Post’s yearlong investigation about the Smithsonian’s legacy collection of human remains and how the organization is reckoning with this history. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, August 16, 2023.
8/17/202328 minutes, 22 seconds
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Morgan Freeman and Phil Bertelsen on the ‘761st Tank Battalion’

Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson speaks with executive producer Morgan Freeman and director Phil Bertelsen about their new History Channel documentary, “761st Tank Battalion: The Original Black Panthers” about the true story of the first Black tank unit to serve in combat. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, August 16, 2023.
8/17/202330 minutes, 13 seconds
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Raj Chetty on social mobility in America

Senior writer Frances Stead Sellers speaks with the director of Opportunity Insights, a Harvard University institute that studies barriers to economic mobility in the United States, Raj Chetty about his new study on admissions at elite universities and what it says about social mobility in America.
8/16/202328 minutes, 24 seconds
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Sola Mahfouz and Malaina Kapoor on Afghan women two years after Taliban takeover

Washington Post's Afghanistan and Pakistan bureau chief Susannah George speaks with co- authors Sola Mahfouz and Malaina Kapoor about their new book “Defiant Dreams,” the power of education and the state of women in Afghanistan two years after the Taliban’s takeover.
8/15/202324 minutes, 32 seconds
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Upside Foods CEO on the future of lab-grown meats

Washington Post climate zeitgeist reporter Shannon Osaka speaks with Uma Valeti, founder and CEO of Upside Foods, about the viability of lab-grown meats, the future of food and the environmental impact of how we eat.
8/15/202330 minutes, 17 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Toluse Olorunnipa, Ruth Marcus and George F. Will

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Toluse Olorunnipa, Ruth Marcus and George F. Will about how Democrats are seizing on abortion rights to energize voters heading into the 2024 presidential election, the ongoing struggles of the DeSantis campaign and what Trump’s legal strategy will be.
8/11/202327 minutes, 12 seconds
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Former federal judge J. Michael Luttig on Jan. 6 indictment and American democracy

Washington Post editorial page editor David Shipley speaks with one of the country’s best known conservative jurists who advised former vice president Mike Pence against overturning the electoral college vote after the 2020 election, J. Michael Luttig, about the Jan. 6 indictment against former president Donald Trump and how he sees the future of American democracy.
8/9/202342 minutes, 36 seconds
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Exiled Russian journalist Mikhail Zygar on Putin and the war in Ukraine

Washington Post intelligence and national security reporter Shane Harris speaks with Mikhail Zygar, founding editor of TV Rain, Russia’s only independent news station, about his new book, Russia’s historical attitudes to Ukraine, Putin’s grip on power and the fallout from Yevgeniy Prigozhin’s failed rebellion. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, August 9, 2023.
8/9/202328 minutes, 11 seconds
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Acclaimed author Cristina García on new novel ‘Vanishing Maps’

Washington Post national correspondent Arelis Hernández speaks with Cristina García, the award-winning author of the acclaimed novel “Dreaming in Cuban,” about her latest work bringing attention to the Cuban diaspora and her mark on Latino literature.
8/8/202326 minutes, 23 seconds
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Former Michigan congressman Fred Upton on the future of the Republican party

Former congressman Fred Upton (R-Mich.) joins Washington Post Live to discuss the Jan. 6 indictment against Trump, the future of the Republican party and his support for a third-party candidate in the 2024 presidential election. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, August 8, 2023.
8/8/202330 minutes, 18 seconds
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Constellation CEO on the challenges of carbon-free energy

Washington Post global economics correspondent David J. Lynch speaks with Constellation Energy Corporation CEO Joe Dominguez about the developing sources of clean energy and the latest advances in technology. Conversation recorded on Monday, August 7, 2023.
8/7/202330 minutes, 48 seconds
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Cecilia Rouse on paid parental leave

Senior writer Frances Stead Sellers speaks with Cecilia Rouse, former chair of President Biden’s White House Council of Economic Advisers, about the lack of guaranteed paid parental leave in the United States and the issue’s increased momentum at the state and national level. Conversation recorded on Monday, Aug. 7, 2023.
8/7/202328 minutes
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First Look with The Post’s Jacqueline Alemany, Megan McArdle and Eugene Robinson

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Jacqueline Alemany, Megan McArdle and Eugene Robinson about Trump’s third indictment and how the GOP presidential field is trying to gain ground on the former president. Conversation recorded on Friday, August 4, 2023.
8/4/202327 minutes, 13 seconds
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Hollywood in the age of streaming

Washington Post chief film critic Ann Hornaday speaks with award-winning producer, Bruna Papandrea, about her new series, “The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart,” the ongoing actors and writers strike and Hollywood’s future in the age of streaming.
8/3/202329 minutes, 42 seconds
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Marissa Mayer on generative AI and the future of technology

Washington Post business editor Lori Montgomery speaks with former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer about her new artificial intelligence venture Sunshine, the recent breakthroughs in AI and why she sees the tech industry at an inflection point. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, August 2, 2023.
8/2/202329 minutes, 38 seconds
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Elizabeth Acevedo on exploring family, belonging and her Afro-Latino identity

Washington Post national correspondent Arelis Hernández speaks with Elizabeth Acevedo, champion slam poet and National Book Award winner, whose work often explores family, belonging and her Afro-Latino heritage, about her new novel, “Family Lore,” which chronicles a Dominican American family attending a still living matriarch’s wake.
8/2/202330 minutes, 16 seconds
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LPGA champion Allisen Corpuz on empowering women through golf

Professional golfer Allisen Corpuz joins Washington Post Live to discuss winning her first LPGA title, growing up as a golf prodigy in Hawaii and the future of the sport for women. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, August 1, 2023.
8/1/202319 minutes, 1 second
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Sen. Jeff Merkley on climate change and the Democratic Party

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) joins Washington Post Live to discuss his opposition to how the Transportation Security Administration is using facial recognition scans and the most effective ways to combat climate change. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, August 1, 2023.
8/1/202325 minutes, 10 seconds
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First Look with The Post's Jeff Stein, Ramesh Ponnuru and Jennifer Rubin

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Jeff Stein, Ramesh Ponnuru and Jennifer Rubin about the state of the U.S. economy, Hunter Biden’s ongoing legal woes and Gov. DeSantis’s weak early state voting poll numbers. Conversation recorded on Friday, July, 28 2023.
7/28/202327 minutes, 12 seconds
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Melinda French Gates on investing in the political power of women

Washington Post Live anchor and co-author of The Early 202 Leigh Ann Caldwell speaks with philanthropist, businesswoman and longtime advocate for gender equality, Melinda French Gates, about her efforts to help more women run for public office in the United States, how she sees the structural barriers holding women back and her approach to philanthropy. Conversation recorded on Thursday, July 27, 2023.
7/27/202328 minutes, 1 second
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How parking and car culture shape American life

Washington Post senior writer Frances Stead Sellers speaks with Henry Grabar about his new book, “Paved Paradise: How Parking Explains the World,” which explores how cheap and omnipresent parking impacts everything, including car congestion, affordable housing and local politics. Conversation recorded on Thursday, July 27, 2023.
7/27/202328 minutes, 48 seconds
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Tucson Mayor Regina Romero on investing in climate resilience

Washington Post climate zeitgeist reporter Shannon Osaka speaks with Tucson Mayor Regina Romero about how her city is navigating extreme weather and other ongoing challenges from water conservation to affordable housing. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, July 26, 2023.
7/26/202331 minutes, 28 seconds
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Rep. Katherine Clark on House Democratic legislative agenda

Washington Post Live anchor and co-author of The Early 202 Leigh Ann Caldwell speaks with Rep. Katherine Clark (D-Mass.), the minority whip and second highest ranking Democrat in the House of Representatives, to discuss the Democratic party’s legislative priorities on the economy, abortion rights and public education. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, July 26, 2023.
7/26/202321 minutes, 8 seconds
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Jeff Goodell on ‘The Heat Will Kill You First’

Washington Post deputy editor Juliet Eilperin speaks with Jeff Goodell, longtime climate journalist and contributing editor for Rolling Stone, joins Washington Post Live to discuss the impact of extreme heat, the record temperatures this summer and how human beings can adapt as written in his new book, “The Heat Will Kill You First.”
7/25/202329 minutes, 10 seconds
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N.C. Democratic chair on reaching young voters and rural communities

Anderson Clayton, chair of the North Carolina Democratic Party, joins Washington Post Live to discuss her political journey, young voters and her work in rural communities, followed by a roundtable with Post technology reporters on artificial intelligence. Conversation recorded on Monday, July 24, 2023.
7/24/202337 minutes, 27 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Perry Stein, Hugh Hewitt and Ruth Marcus

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Perry Stein, Hugh Hewitt and Ruth Marcus about the variety of legal challenges facing Donald Trump, the 2024 presidential election and the latest on the Russia-Ukraine war.
7/21/202327 minutes, 43 seconds
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Reimagining work-life balance and well-being

Washington Post Well+Being editor Tara Parker-Pope speaks with Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.) and Thrive Global founder Arianna Huffington about how businesses are rethinking well-being in the workplace and the evolution of the workweek. Conversation recorded on Thursday, July 20, 2023.
7/20/202347 minutes, 21 seconds
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Sally Jenkins on ‘The Right Call: What Sports Teaches Us About Work and Life’

Washington Post congressional investigations reporter speaks with long-time Washington Post sportswriter Sally Jenkins about her new book “The Right Call,” the upcoming Women’s World Cup, gender equity in sports and her recent piece about the friendship between tennis greats Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, July 19, 2023.
7/19/202331 minutes, 9 seconds
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National Park Service Director Chuck Sams on the future of America’s iconic landscapes

Washington Post reporter and host of The Post's new podcast series, "Field Trip," Lillian Cunningham speaks with National Park Service Director Chuck Sams about the preservation of the nation’s iconic landscapes, Indigenous land management and his history-making role as the Park Service’s first Native American director. Conversation recorded on Wednesday July 19, 2023.
7/19/202323 minutes, 17 seconds
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Actor-turned-crypto critic Ben McKenzie on his new book ‘Easy Money’

Washington Post national economic policy reporter Tory Newmyer speaks with actor Ben McKenzie about why he became a vocal critic of the cryptocurrency industry and his new book, “Easy Money: Cryptocurrency, Casino Capitalism and the Golden Age of Fraud.”
7/18/202328 minutes, 46 seconds
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Jared Bernstein on U.S. economy and ‘Bidenomics’

Washington Post editorial writer and columnist Heather Long speaks with Jared Bernstein, chair of the Council of Economic Advisers, about the administration’s strategy to contain inflation, grow jobs and invest in America’s long-term competitiveness. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, July 18, 2023.
7/18/202328 minutes, 35 seconds
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Explaining America: The debates roiling college campuses

Washington Post senior writer Frances Stead Sellers speaks with Lee Bollinger, Columbia University’s recently retired president and noted First Amendment scholar, joins Washington Post Live to discuss the aftermath of the recent Supreme Court affirmative action ruling and the issues around free speech that have roiled college campuses.
7/17/202328 minutes, 57 seconds
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Rep. Michael McCaul on China, NATO and war in Ukraine

House Foreign Affairs chair Michael McCaul (R-Tex.) joins Washington Post Live to share his assessment of the U.S-China relationship, the expansion of NATO and the war in Ukraine. Conversation recorded on Monday, July 17, 2023.
7/17/202330 minutes, 14 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Missy Ryan, Danielle Allen and Robert Kagan

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Missy Ryan, Danielle Allen and Robert Kagan about the NATO summit, the Russia-Ukraine war and the global struggle between democracy and authoritarianism. Conversation recorded on Friday, July 14, 2023.
7/14/202327 minutes, 39 seconds
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Sen. Richard Durbin on Supreme Court ethics legislation

Washington Post Live anchor and co-author of the Early 202 newsletter Leigh Ann Caldwell speaks with Senate Judiciary Committee chair Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) about the next steps for his bill, the Supreme Court’s latest decisions and the legislative agenda ahead for Congress.
7/13/202323 minutes, 50 seconds
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Tyshawn Jones on culture and business of skateboarding

On Washington Post Live NEXT, Washington Post senior video reporter Dave Jorgenson speaks with Tyshawn Jones about the culture of skateboarding, diversifying the sport and his latest business ventures. Next, national higher education reporter Danielle Douglas-Gabriel and deputy politics editor for NextGen Brianna Tucker examine the impact of the Supreme Court decision to strike down President Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan.
7/12/202336 minutes, 29 seconds
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How artificial intelligence could impact the workforce and the global economy

Washington Post tech at work writer Danielle Abril speaks with Alondra Nelson, former acting director at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Sal Khan, CEO of Khan Academy, and Michael Howells, president of workforce skills at Pearson, about the impact of AI on jobs and the role of education in helping prepare future generations.
7/11/202345 minutes, 33 seconds
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Intelligence veteran on America’s role in a changing world order

Washington Post columnist and associate editor David Ignatius speaks with Michael G. Vickers, former Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence, about his new memoir, “By All Means Available,” America’s role in the world and the war in Ukraine. Conversation recorded on Monday, July 10, 2023.
7/10/202329 minutes, 15 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Dan Balz, Eugene Robinson and Max Boot

On Washington Post Live’s First Look, associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Dan Balz, Eugene Robinson and Max Boot about whether the economy is a winning issue for Democrats, the state of the 2024 presidential race and next week’s NATO summit. Conversation recorded on Friday, July 7, 2023.
7/7/202329 minutes, 45 seconds
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John Sullivan on Putin’s hold on power and Russia’s future

Washington Post national security reporter Missy Ryan speaks with John Sullivan, former U.S. ambassador to Moscow, about the latest developments in Russia, the war in Ukraine and the armed rebellion by the Wagner Group, led by Yevgeniy Prigozhin. Conversation recorded on Thursday, July 6, 2023.
7/6/202328 minutes, 27 seconds
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David Ignatius on his new spy thriller ‘The Tao of Deception’

Richard Haass, the Council on Foreign Relations president emeritus, interviews The Post’s David Ignatius about his new spy series, “The Tao of Deception,” published by The Post’s Opinions section, and about how history and current affairs have shaped his fiction. Conversation recorded on Thursday, July 6, 2023.
7/6/202330 minutes, 8 seconds
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Chef Tim Ma on bridging gaps and fighting hate through food

Washington Post investigative reporter Nicole Dungca speaks with Chef Tim Ma about his newest restaurant and his work to combat anti-Asian violence through his nonprofit Chefs Stopping AAPI Hate. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, July 5, 2023.
7/5/202332 minutes, 37 seconds
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Michael G. Mullen and Susan M. Gordon on U.S. policy toward Taiwan and China

Washington Post columnist and associate editor David Ignatius speaks with Michael G. Mullen, former chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Susan M. Gordon, former principal deputy director of national intelligence, about their recommendations for U.S. policy toward Taiwan and China. Conversation recorded on July 5, 2023.
7/5/202329 minutes, 12 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Mary Ilyushina, Ramesh Ponnuru and Jennifer Rubin

On Washington Post Live’s First Look, associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Mary Ilyushina, Ramesh Ponnuru and Jennifer Rubin about the aftermath of the Wagner rebellion, the Supreme Court’s ruling on affirmative action and President Biden's latest economic message for his reelection campaign.
6/30/202326 minutes, 36 seconds
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The effects of racial and social inequality on health care

Washington Post journalists speak with top experts about the medical toll of racial inequality and ways to address disparities in health care. Associate editor Jonathan Capehart begins with assistant secretary for health Rachel L. Levine, followed by national health reporter Akilah Johnson speaking with Thomas LaVeist, dean of the school of public health and tropical medicine at Tulane University, Kortney James, a pediatric nurse practitioner at the National Clinician Scholars Program at UCLA, and Natalie Hernandez, the executive director of the Center for Maternal Health Equity at Morehouse School of Medicine. Conversations recorded on Thursday, June 29, 2023.
6/29/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 41 seconds
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The new leadership playbook in a rapidly changing workplace

Washington Post tech at work writer Danielle Abril speaks with Deb Liu, CEO of Ancestry, and Kelly Jones, senior vice president and chief people officer at Cisco, about the evolving leadership playbook and the expectations of a new generation of employees.
6/29/202346 minutes, 38 seconds
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How extreme weather events are testing disaster preparedness and resilience

Washington Post national environmental reporter Brady Dennis speaks with Deanne Criswell, Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator, Michael Oppenheimer, professor of geosciences and international affairs at Princeton University, and Alice C. Hill, senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, about how extreme weather events are testing disaster preparedness and adaptation measures that can help communities be more resilient in the future. Conversations recorded on Wednesday, June 28, 2023.
6/28/202350 minutes, 37 seconds
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Robert B. Zoellick on Putin’s hold on power and Ukraine’s economic recovery

Washington Post global economics correspondent David J. Lynch speaks with Robert B. Zoellick, former World Bank president and deputy secretary of state, about new aid from the United States for Ukraine’s economic recovery, calls to use Russian assets to fund Ukraine’s rebuilding and the U.S. relationship with China. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, June 27, 2023.
6/27/202328 minutes, 10 seconds
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NBA All-Star Chris Paul on life lessons from his grandfather

Washington Post sports columnist Jerry Brewer speaks with NBA All-Star Chris Paul about his new memoir “Sixty-One,” which details the lessons he learned from his grandfather, how his family shaped his desire to give back and his activism as an athlete.
6/26/202326 minutes, 24 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Toluse Olorunnipa, E.J. Dionne and Hugh Hewitt

On Washington Post Live’s First Look, associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Toluse Olorunnipa, E.J. Dionne and Hugh Hewitt about the U.S. strategy in Asia, Hunter Biden’s guilty plea, and renewed questions around ethics rules for justices of the Supreme Court. Conversations recorded on Friday, June 23, 2023.
6/23/202329 minutes, 21 seconds
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The future of Mexico’s climate commitments and energy policies

Washington Post senior writer Frances Stead Sellers speaks with Luisa Palacios, senior research scholar at Columbia University's Center on Global Energy Policy, and Jimena Marván, executive director of Chapter Zero Mexico, about the country’s climate commitments and the impact of global warming across the region.
6/22/202344 minutes, 39 seconds
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House Intel leaders on Durham report recommendations

Washington Post Live anchor and co-author of the Early 202 newsletter Leigh Ann Caldwell speaks with House Intelligence Committee Chair Michael Turner (R-Ohio) and ranking Democrat Jim Himes (Conn.) about special counsel John Durham’s recent report critical of the FBI, the report’s recommendations and Durham’s upcoming testimony before Congress. Conversation recorded on Thursday, June 22, 2023.
6/22/202331 minutes, 3 seconds
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Explaining America: The state-by-state battle over abortion

Washington Post senior writer Frances Stead Sellers speaks with legal historian Mary Ziegler about the contentious history of abortion rights in the United States and the state-by-state battle over abortion access in post-Roe America.
6/21/202327 minutes, 20 seconds
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Inequities in cancer care and outcomes

Washington Post national health reporter Akilah Johnson speaks with Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and Joseph Betancourt, president of the Commonwealth Fund, about the drivers of health disparities and how they can impact cancer care in the United States. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, June 21, 2023.
6/21/202346 minutes, 45 seconds
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Combating global food insecurity amidst Ukraine war and rising inflation

Washington Post business of food reporter Laura Reiley speaks with Isobel Coleman, USAID deputy administrator for policy and programming, and Alexandre Chequim, CEO of DigiFarmz, about the global hunger crisis and how the public and private sectors are harnessing innovation for longer-term solutions. Conversation recorded on June 20, 2023.
6/20/202345 minutes, 23 seconds
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Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen on social media accountability and transparency

Washington Post tech policy reporter Cat Zakrzewski speaks with Frances Haugen, a former Facebook product manager who, in 2021, leaked tens of thousands of internal documents detailing the potential negative impact of the platform on users, about her new book, “The Power of One,” describing her path to becoming a whistleblower and her continued calls for greater accountability in social media. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, June 20, 2023.
6/20/202330 minutes, 29 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Jacqueline Alemany, Megan McArdle and Jennifer Rubin

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Jacqueline Alemany, Megan McArdle and Jennifer Rubin about the legal and political challenges facing Donald Trump regarding his latest indictment and Ukraine’s counteroffensive against Russia. Conversation recorded on Friday, June 16, 2023
6/16/202328 minutes, 24 seconds
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Mural artist Reginald C. Adams on commemorating Juneteenth

Washington Post national health reporter Akilah Johnson speaks with Reginald C. Adams, founder of the Absolute Equality Juneteenth Mural Project, to discuss the organization’s newest murals across the country commemorating the holiday. Conversation recorded on Thursday, June 15, 2023.
6/15/202322 minutes, 47 seconds
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David Miliband and Sherrie Westin on helping children in conflict zones continue to learn

Washington Post senior writer Frances Stead Selles speaks with David Miliband, president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, and Sherrie Westin, president of Sesame Workshop, about a new report about how children can keep learning in conflict zones. Conversation recorded on Thursday, June 15, 2023.
6/15/202327 minutes, 58 seconds
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Lessons from a centenarian about a well-lived life

Washington Post deputy editorial page editor and columnist Karen Tumulty speaks with Washington Post deputy opinion editor David Von Drehle about his new book which reflects on the lessons he has learned about life and happiness from his neighbor who lived to be 109 years old. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, June 14, 2023.
6/14/202322 minutes, 57 seconds
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Dallas Police Chief Eddie Garcia on keeping communities safe

Washington Post Dallas Police Chief Eddie Garcia joins Washington Post Live to discuss how he is navigating rising gun violence, personnel shortages and incidents of police brutality issues in his community and as the president of the Major Cities Chiefs Association. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, June 13, 2023.
6/14/202329 minutes, 50 seconds
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Christian Cooper on what we can learn by looking up

Washington Post Well+Being editor Tara Parker Pope speaks with writer, editor and Central Park birder Christian Cooper about his new book “Better Living Through Birding” which details how birdwatching helped him navigate being a gay, Black man in America today.
6/13/202330 minutes, 21 seconds
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Rep. María Elvira Salazar on bipartisan immigration bill

Washington Post congressional reporter Marianna Sotomayor speaks with Rep. María Elvira Salazar (R-Fla.) her proposed immigration reforms, and how being born in Miami to Cuban exiles helped shape her legislative path and the political environment in Florida ahead of the 2024 presidential election. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, June 13, 2023.
6/13/202329 minutes, 24 seconds
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First Look with The Post's Missy Ryan, Ruth Marcus and Ramesh Ponnuru

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” opinions editor-at-large Michael Duffy speaks with Missy Ryan, Ruth Marcus and Ramesh Ponnuru about Ukraine’s counteroffensive against Russia, the expanding list of Republican presidential candidates and the indictment of Donald Trump.
6/9/202325 minutes, 47 seconds
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South Korea’s climate goals, renewable energy investments and relationship with the U.S.

South Korean companies, long a laboratory for technological innovation, have made growing investments in renewable energy, electric cars and battery technology that could accelerate the country’s push to a greener economy. On Tuesday, May 23, join Post Live’s global “This is Climate” series for conversations from Seoul about South Korea’s climate goals, renewable energy investments and relationship with the United States.
6/8/202349 minutes, 1 second
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Rep. Veronica Escobar on bipartisan immigration bill

Washington Post congressional reporter Marianna Sotomayor speaks with Rep. Veronica Escobar (D-Tex.) about her her new bipartisan immigration plan, what she’s hearing from constituents in her border district and the state of the Democratic party heading into 2024.
6/7/202319 minutes, 21 seconds
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The stigma around weight and the complexity of obesity treatment

Washington Post Well+Being editor Tara Parker Pope speaks with Susan Z. Yanovski of the National Institutes of Health and Post associate editor Ruth Marcus join Washington Post Live to discuss the societal stigma around weight, the growing popularization of weight loss drugs and the complexity of obesity treatment. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, June 7, 2023.
6/7/202331 minutes, 27 seconds
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Poorna Jagannathan on ‘Never Have I Ever’ and representation in storytelling

Washington Post columnist Bina Venkataraman speaks with Actor Poorna Jagannathan about her role as a single parent to a tenacious teenager on the hit series, “Never Have I Ever,” the final season of the show and the power of representation in storytelling.
6/6/202328 minutes, 46 seconds
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Michael Dorman and Julianna Guill on new season of ‘Joe Pickett’

“Joe Pickett” is a Western crime drama that follows a Wyoming game warden, his family and mysterious events in their small town. On Monday, June 5 at 2:00 p.m. ET, actors Michael Dorman and Julianna Guill join Washington Post Live to discuss the show’s new season where Joe finds himself chasing a serial killer.
6/5/202330 minutes, 2 seconds
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First Look with The Post's Dan Balz, Jason Willick and Christine Emba

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Dan Balz, Jason Willick and Christine Emba about the debt ceiling bill, the latest on the presidential race and new recordings of Donald Trump talking about classified documents.
6/2/202328 minutes, 11 seconds
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Actor Arsema Thomas on ‘Queen Charlotte’ and representation

On Washington Post Live's NEXT, Washington Post pop culture reporter Helena Andrews-Dyer speaks with Actor Arsema Thomas about her breakout role on “Queen Charlotte,” and pivoting from a career in public health. Next, deputy politics editor for NextGen Brianna Tucker and congressional reporter Camila DeChalus talk about the issues that matter to young voters as the 2024 presidential race heats up. Conversation recorded on Thursday, June 1, 2023.
6/1/202342 minutes, 9 seconds
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Economist Keyu Jin on what America gets wrong about China

Washington Post global economics correspondent David J. Lynch speaks with economist Keyu Jin about her new book, “The New China Playbook: Beyond Socialism and Capitalism,” that argues for a new economic framework for China and challenges popular myths about the country’s growth.
6/1/202329 minutes, 5 seconds
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Top business leaders on the prospects for a new climate industrial revolution

Washington Post climate reporter Michael Birnbaum speaks with Ryan Panchadsaram, technical adviser at Kleiner Perkins, Mekala Krishnan, partner at McKinsey Global Institute, and Tensie Whelan, director of the Center for Sustainable Business at New York University, about the role of the private sector in fighting global warming and whether a new climate industrial revolution could be on the horizon. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, May 30 2023.
5/30/202345 minutes, 55 seconds
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Atsuko Okatsuka on her comedic journey

Washington Post co-host of "Post Reports" and reporter covering media Elahe Izadi speaks with Atsuko Okatsuka, stand-up comedian, writer and actor, about her upcoming tour, Asian American representation and how her experiences as a Japanese and Taiwanese American living in California have informed her work.
5/30/202325 minutes, 56 seconds
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Explaining America: Why the United States has a debt ceiling

Washington Post senior writer Frances Stead Sellers speaks with Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody’s Analytics, about the ongoing standoff in Washington over the debt ceiling and the consequences for the global economy if America defaults.
5/30/202330 minutes, 23 seconds
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First Look with The Post's Leigh Ann Caldwell, Hugh Hewitt and Jennifer Rubin

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Leigh Ann Caldwell, Hugh Hewitt and Jennifer Rubin about the economic stakes around the debt limit and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s presidential campaign launch.
5/26/202327 minutes, 49 seconds
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Best-selling author Angeline Boulley on new novel ‘Warrior Girl Unearthed’

Washington Post senior writer Frances Stead Sellers speaks with Angeline Boulley, the best-selling author of “Firekeeper’s Daughter,” about her new thriller, “Warrior Girl Unearthed,” as well as her work to spotlight the Ojibwe community and her path as a writer. Conversation recorded on Thursday, May 25, 2023.
5/25/202324 minutes, 8 seconds
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Premier Hockey Federation commissioner on growing women’s hockey in the U.S.

Washington Post congressional investigations reporter Jacqueline Alemany speaks with Premier Hockey Federation commissioner Reagan Carey about her vision for the league and for leveling the playing field for female athletes.
5/24/202320 minutes, 53 seconds
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‘Couples Therapy’ psychologist on what she’s learned probing relationships

Washington Post senior writer Frances Stead Sellers speaks with psychologist Orna Guralnik to discuss her Showtime documentary series, “Couples Therapy,” the unscripted show’s popularity and her advice for couples to avoid projecting their own issues onto their partners. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, May 23, 2023.
5/23/202326 minutes, 23 seconds
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Joe Lieberman and Pat McCrory on ‘No Labels’ push for a third-party 2024 presidential candidate

Washington Post national political reporter Michael Scherer speaks with Joe Lieberman, Connecticut’s former Democratic turned independent senator, and Pat McCrory, North Carolina’s former Republican governor, about a $70 million effort to get a potential third-party presidential candidate on the ballot in 2024. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, May 23, 2023.
5/23/202329 minutes, 28 seconds
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Tobias Menzies on new film ‘You Hurt My Feelings’

Washington Post chief film critic Ann Hornaday speaks with award-winning actors Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Tobias Menzies join Washington Post Live to discuss their new film, “You Hurt My Feelings,” and what it was like to play a long-married couple facing relationship issues. Conversation recorded on Monday, May 22, 2023.
5/22/202318 minutes, 13 seconds
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First Look with Jonathan Capehart, Jeff Stein, George F. Will and Eugene Robinson

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Jeff Stein, Eugene Robinson and George F. Will about prospects for a compromise on the debt ceiling, new abortion restrictions and the growing list of GOP presidential contenders. Conversation recorded on Friday, May 19, 2023.
5/19/202328 minutes, 33 seconds
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Secretary Gina Raimondo and Purdue President Mung Chiang on the workforce of tomorrow

Washington Post Live anchor and co-author of The Early 202 newsletter Leigh Ann Caldwell speaks with Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and Purdue University President Mung Chiang about the role of workforce development, education and innovative technologies in shaping the future of the American economy. Conversation recorded on Thursday, May 18, 2023.
5/18/202345 minutes, 49 seconds
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Key House Republican moderate on debt ceiling debate

Washington Post senior congressional correspondent and columnist Paul Kane speaks with Rep. David Joyce about the latest with the negotiations in Congress over the debt ceiling and the role of moderates in forging compromise in a narrowly divided House.
5/18/202330 minutes, 44 seconds
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Nneka Ogwumike on leveling the playing field in basketball

Washington Post sports columnist Jerry Brewer speaks with Nneka Ogwumike, president of the Women’s National Basketball Players Association, about share her vision for closing the women’s pay gap in basketball and leveling the playing field for all female athletes. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, May 17, 2023.
5/18/202328 minutes, 9 seconds
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A new spy drama about one of the world’s most elusive terrorists

Washington Post intelligence and national security reporter Shane Harris speaks with “Ghosts of Beirut” actress Dina Shihabi and co-creators Greg Barker and Avi Issacharoff to offer an inside look at their new spy drama about one of the world’s most elusive terrorists, Imad Mughniyeh.
5/17/202329 minutes, 45 seconds
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Role of innovation and technology in the race to net-zero

In a series of conversations, Washington Post journalists Leigh Ann Caldwell, Juliet Eilperin and Bina Venkataraman speak with Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.), Evelyn Wang, director at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), and leading conservation experts about the role of innovation, technology and federal policy in addressing climate change. Conversations recorded on Tuesday, May 16, 2023.
5/16/20231 hour, 23 minutes, 25 seconds
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Kinsale Drake on spotlighting Native American writers

On Washington Post Live's NEXT, Washington Post pop culture reporter Helena Andrews-Dyer speaks with, Kinsale Drake, the 23-year-old poet and founder of the NDN Girls Book Club, about how the club is amplifying the work of Indigenous authors and encouraging Native youth to write. Next, The Post’s Fenit Nirappil and Tatum Hunter discuss the Surgeon General’s recent public health advisory on loneliness and the impact on young Americans in an increasingly digital society. Conversation recorded on Monday, May 15, 2023.
5/15/202333 minutes, 47 seconds
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Father-son duo Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez on re-release and resonance of ‘The Way’

Washington Post chief film critic Ann Hornaday speaks with Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez, father-son filmmakers and actors, about the re-release of their 2011 film, “The Way,” about a father’s quest to understand his son and set on the Camino de Santiago trail in Spain. Conversation recorded on Monday, May 15, 2023.
5/15/202328 minutes, 56 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Toluse Olorunnipa, Ruth Marcus and Ramesh Ponnuru

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Toluse Olorunnipa, Ruth Marcus and Ramesh Ponnuru about President Biden’s border plans, the debt ceiling showdown and the verdict in the E. Jean Carroll trial. Conversation recorded on Friday, May 12, 2023.
5/12/202327 minutes, 21 seconds
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Andrew McCarthy on his father-son walking journey across Spain

Washington Post Well+Being editor, Tara Parker-Pope speaks with Andrew McCarthy about his new memoir, “Walking with Sam,” which details his experience traveling the Camino de Santiago with his son and what the 500-mile journey taught him about the power of walking and their father-son relationship.
5/11/202329 minutes, 18 seconds
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Luke Russert on grieving his father and finding his own path

Washington Post Live anchor Leigh Ann Caldwell speaks with Luke Russert, the son of legendary journalist Tim Russert, about his new book, “Look for Me There,” which charts his journey coming to terms with the loss of his father and what happened when he left Washington, D.C. Conversation recorded on Thursday, May 11, 2023.
5/11/202328 minutes, 31 seconds
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Reid Hoffman on the future of artificial intelligence

Washington Post editor of technology coverage Christina Passariello speaks with Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn co-founder and a partner at the venture firm Greylock, about the promise, risks and future of artificial intelligence.
5/9/202329 minutes, 13 seconds
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Leveling the playing field for female soccer players

Washington Post congressional investigations reporter Jacqueline Alemany speaks with Jessica Berman, commissioner of the National Women’s Soccer League, about her efforts to level the playing field for female soccer players, gender pay equity and the upcoming Women’s World Cup. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, May 9, 2023.
5/9/202326 minutes, 54 seconds
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Maya MacGuineas on the debt ceiling, federal spending and the looming default date

Washington Post editorial writer and columnist Heather Long speaks with Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, about the current standoff between Congress and the White House over the federal debt ceiling and what’s at stake for the U.S. economy. Conversation recorded on Monday, May 8, 2023.
5/8/202321 minutes, 38 seconds
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First Look with The Post's Paul Kane, Danielle Allen and Robert Kagan

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Paul Kane, Danielle Allen and Robert Kagan about talks to raise the nation’s borrowing limit, the stakes over the debt ceiling standoff and the latest with Russia's war in Ukraine.
5/5/202330 minutes, 49 seconds
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Law enforcement voices pushing for an assault weapons ban

Law enforcement voices pushing for an assault weapons ban Police Executive Research Forum executive director Chuck Wexler and Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore about why they are pushing for an assault weapons ban. Conversation recorded on Thursday, May 4, 2023.
5/4/202324 minutes, 1 second
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Secretary of State Antony Blinken and top journalists on global press freedom

Join Washington Post Live for conversations with top journalists and an exclusive interview with Secretary of State Antony Blinken about the state of global press freedom and get an early look at this year’s findings from The World Press Freedom Index, an annual assessment from Reporters Without Borders (RSF) about the state of journalism in 180 countries and territories. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, May 3, 2023.
5/3/20231 hour, 21 minutes, 54 seconds
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Carl Sferrazza Anthony on Jackie Kennedy’s life before becoming first lady

Washington Post contributing columnist Sally Quinn speaks with historian Carl Sferrazza Anthony abouthis new book, “Camera Girl,” which uses unseen archives to explore Jackie Kennedy’s early life and gives insight into who she was before she became the country’s first lady. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, May 2, 2023.
5/2/202330 minutes, 44 seconds
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Erika Moritsugu on work as Biden’s liaison to Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians & Pacific Islanders

Washington Post Justice Department and civil rights reporter David Nakamura speaks with Erika L. Moritsugu, the first White House senior liaison to the Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities, about her work elevating AA and NHPI voices and addressing rising anti-Asian hate crimes.
5/1/202326 minutes, 39 seconds
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Tina Brown on King Charles III’s coronation and monarchy

Editor Joanna Coles speaks with author Tina Brown about the coronation of King Charles II, the upcoming ceremonies and the lingering questions about the role of the British monarchy. Conversation recorded on Monday, May 1, 2023.
5/1/202343 minutes, 14 seconds
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Bridging the digital divide in education, finance and health care

In a series of conversations about bridging the digital divide in education, finance and health care, Washington Post journalists Jonathan Capehart, Damian Paletta and Paige Winfield Cunningham speak with Kristina Ishmael, deputy director of the Office of Ed Tech, Tommaso Mancini-Griffoli, an IMF division chief focused on monetary and capital markets, Gina Lucarelli, a team leader at the UNDP’s Accelerator Labs Network, David Goode-Cross, psychologist, group practice owner and advocate for culturally responsible psychotherapy, and Neal Sikka, chief of the innovative practice and telemedicine section at GW Medical Faculty Associates. Conversations recorded on Friday, April 28, 2023.
4/28/20231 hour, 16 minutes, 47 seconds
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Omaha police chief on city’s decline in gun violence

Washington Post criminal justice reporter Tom Jackman speaks with Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer about the city’s decline in shootings over the past 15 years and strategies his department uses to keep communities safe. Conversation recorded on Thursday, April 27, 2023.
4/27/202328 minutes
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Bel Powley and Liev Schreiber on World War II series 'A Small Light'

Washington Post national arts reporter Geoff Edgers speaks with actors, Bel Powley and Liev Schreiber, of “A Small Light” about their new series about Miep Gies, the woman who helped hide Anne Frank and her family from Nazis during World War II.
4/26/202329 minutes, 11 seconds
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David Rubenstein on ‘Iconic America’

Washington Post senior writer speaks with billionaire philanthropist and co-founder of the Carlyle Group David Rubenstein joins Washington Post Live to discuss his new PBS series, “Iconic America,” which explores national symbols and stories with historians and history makers. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, April 26, 2023.
4/26/202328 minutes, 48 seconds
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Lessons learned from U.S. COVID-19 response

Washington Post national health reporter Dan Diamond speaks with co-authors of The Covid Crisis Group’s sweeping new report “Lessons from the Covid War,” Philip Zelikow and Charity Dean, about their findings as the United States prepares to end the public health emergency declaration for the pandemic. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, April 25, 2023.
4/25/202328 minutes, 51 seconds
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UNICEF executive director on global child vaccination rates

Washington Post senior writer Frances Stead Sellers speaks with UNICEF’s executive director Catherine Russell about key findings from the new report, “The State of the World’s Children 2023: For Every Child, Vaccination,” which shows declining immunization rates for children’s vaccinations across a host of countries. Conversation recorded on Monday, April 24, 2023.
4/24/202328 minutes, 54 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Marianna Sotomayor, E.J. Dionne and Jennifer Rubin

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Marianna Sotomayor, E.J. Dionne and Jennifer Rubin about the Dominion v. Fox News settlement, a potential debt ceiling bill and rising tension between Ron DeSantis and Donald Trump.
4/21/202327 minutes, 1 second
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Mexico’s climate goals, energy policies and relationship with the U.S.

As part of Washington Post Live’s “This is Climate” series, Washington Post Mexico City Bureau Chief Mary Beth Sheridan and Latin America Correspondent Kevin Sieff speak with Mexico’s secretary of foreign affairs Marcelo Ebrard and Yucatán Gov. Mauricio Vila to discuss the country’s intensifying heat waves, the role of the clean energy economy and how the U.S. and Mexico are working together to cut carbon emissions. Conversations recorded on Thursday, April 20, 2023.
4/21/202336 minutes, 56 seconds
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‘Life in Five Senses’ with Gretchen Rubin

Washington Post Well+Being editor, Tara Parker-Pope speaks with Gretchen Rubin, best-selling author and popular podcaster, to discuss her new book, “Life in Five Senses,” about the power of tuning in to the physical world and living in the present.
4/19/202327 minutes, 30 seconds
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Investing in American economic competitiveness

Washington Post global economics correspondent David J. Lynch speaks with Chris Miller, author of “Chip War,” and Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) for conversations about investments from the public and private sectors to strengthen American infrastructure, manufacturing and economic competitiveness. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, April 18, 2023.
4/18/202346 minutes, 49 seconds
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The role of technology in building inclusive workplaces

Washington Post tech at work writer Danielle Abril speaks with Rosanna Durruthy, vice president of global diversity, inclusion and belonging at LinkedIn, and Lorraine Hariton, president and CEO of Catalyst, about how technology has helped break down barriers for women in the labor force, the role of tech in building inclusive workplaces and the future of gender parity at work. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, April 18, 2023.
4/18/202345 minutes, 21 seconds
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Kara-Murza’s wife and defense attorney react to his formal sentencing

Vladimir Kara-Murza, the Russian political activist and Washington Post columnist, has been sentenced by a Russian court to 25 years in prison. Washington Post editorial page editor David Shipley speaks with Kara-Murza’s wife, Evgenia Kara-Murza, and defense attorney, Vadim Prokhorov, about the case, his current detention and the future of free speech in Russia. Conversation recorded on Monday, April 17, 2023.
4/17/202337 minutes, 42 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Alex Horton, Hugh Hewitt and Ruth Marcus

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Alex Horton, Hugh Hewitt and Ruth Marcus about leaked material regarding the Russia-Ukraine war, Jack Smith’s probe of Donald Trump and the Texas abortion pill. Conversation recorded on Friday, April 14, 2023.
4/14/202326 minutes, 50 seconds
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Giovanni Ribisi and Dowdle brothers on limited series ‘Waco: The Aftermath’

Washington Post criminal justice reporter Tom Jackman speaks with actor Giovanni Ribisi and showrunners John Erick Dowdle and Drew Dowdle of “Waco: The Aftermath,” about their new drama series which explores the lasting impact of the Waco siege 30 years on.
4/12/202329 minutes, 5 seconds
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Giovanni Ribisi and Dowdle brothers on limited series ‘Waco: The Aftermath’

Washington Post criminal justice reporter Tom Jackman speaks with actor Giovanni Ribisi and showrunners John Erick Dowdle and Drew Dowdle of “Waco: The Aftermath,” about their new drama series which explores the lasting impact of the Waco siege 30 years on.
4/12/202329 minutes, 5 seconds
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How young Americans are navigating their financial futures and today’s economy

On Washington Post Live NEXT, Washington Post senior video reporter Dave Jorgenson speaks with personal finance columnist Michelle Singletary about how young adults can navigate financial choices, and economics reporters Jeff Stein and Rachel Siegel on how young Americans are impacted by today’s economy. Conversations recorded on Wednesday, April 12, 2023.
4/12/202336 minutes, 16 seconds
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Ukraine’s prosecutor general on investigating alleged Russian war crimes

Washington Post senior writer Frances Stead Sellers speaks with Ukrainian Prosecutor General Andriy Kostin about investigating alleged Russian war crimes in Ukraine, the International Criminal Court’s arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin and the state of Ukraine more than a year into the war with Russia.
4/12/202329 minutes, 10 seconds
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CFPB director Rohit Chopra on consumer protection and the banking industry

Washington Post business editor Lori Montgomery speaks with Rohit Chopra, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, about the state of the banking industry, protecting consumer deposits and the future of financial regulation. Conversations recorded on Tuesday, April 11, 2023.
4/11/202328 minutes, 52 seconds
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iLe on new album ‘Nacarile’ and advocating for Puerto Rico

Washington Post national correspondent Arelis Hernández speaks with Grammy-winning singer iLe about how she uses her music to advocate for Puerto Rico, gender equality and social change, including on her new album “Nacarile.”
4/10/202329 minutes, 39 seconds
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Declining life expectancy in the U.S.

Washington Post senior writer Frances Stead Sellers speaks with Michelle A. Williams, dean of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Asaf Bitton, executive director of Ariadne Labs, about the decline of life expectancy in the United States and assess what’s driving these numbers. Conversation recorded on Monday, April 10, 2023.
4/10/202329 minutes, 23 seconds
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U.S. military readiness and innovation in a new international and technological era

Washington Post national security reporter Missy Ryan speaks with Rep. Mikie Sherill (D-N.J.), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, and retired Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., former commander of the U.S. Pacific Command, about U.S. military readiness and innovation in a rapidly changing international and technological era.
4/7/202348 minutes, 1 second
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First Look with The Post’s Jacqueline Alemany, Eugene Robinson and David Von Drehle

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Jacqueline Alemany, Eugene Robinson and David Von Drehle to discuss Donald Trump’s indictment, how Republicans are responding and progressive wins in Wisconsin and Chicago. Conversation recorded on Friday, April 7, 2023.
4/7/202329 minutes, 23 seconds
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Tom Hanks and Jeffery Robinson on short film about 1876 contested presidential election

Washington Post Opinions writer, producer and director Kate Woodsome speaks with Tom Hanks and Jeffery Robinson about their new short film, “How to Rig an Election: The Racist History of the 1876 Presidential Contest,” which delves into the contested 1876 presidential election and the consequences still felt today.
4/6/202330 minutes, 37 seconds
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Top public officials and experts on building sustainable cities

Washington Post Live anchor and co-author of the Early 202 Leigh Ann Caldwell, senior writer Frances Stead Sellers and deputy editor Juliet Eilperin speak with top public officials and experts, Brenda Mallory, Maryland Lt. Gov. Aruna Miller (D), Donnel Baird, Erica Cochran Hameen and Harriet Tregoning about the charge to build greener cities, invest in the clean energy economy and incentivize citizens to live sustainably. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, April 5, 2023.
4/5/20231 hour, 13 minutes, 7 seconds
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Kyra Sedgwick on directorial debut ‘Space Oddity’

Washington Post national arts reporter Geoff Edgers speaks with award-winning actor Kyra Sedgwick about her feature directorial debut, “Space Oddity,” and why she says directing is her “true calling.” Conversation recorded on Tuesday, April 4, 2023.
4/4/202328 minutes, 12 seconds
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ATF director Steven Dettelbach on guns in America

Washington Post Live anchor and co-author of the Early 202 Leigh Ann Caldwell speaks with Steven Dettelbach, director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, about the ATF’s work to enforce the nation’s gun laws and the continued rise in mass shootings. Conversation recorded on Monday, April 3, 2023.
4/3/202331 minutes, 43 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Karen Tumulty, Dan Balz, Hugh Hewitt and E.J. Dionne

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” deputy opinion editor and columnist Karen Tumulty speaks with The Post’s Dan Balz, Hugh Hewitt and E.J. Dionne about the historic indictment of former president Donald Trump, the political fallout from the indictment, the potential for political violence and how prospective 2024 GOP hopefuls are responding to the news. Conversation recorded on Friday, March 31, 2023.
3/31/202328 minutes, 39 seconds
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Former NEC director Gary Cohn on global banking system and U.S. economy

Washington Post global economics correspondent David J. Lynch speaks with Gary Cohn, former director of the National Economic Council and former president of Goldman Sachs, about the state of the global banking system, the Fed’s latest interest rate hike and the U.S. economy. Conversation recorded on Thursday, March 30, 2023.
3/30/202330 minutes, 19 seconds
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Matthew Desmond on ‘Poverty, by America’

Washington Post deputy business editor Damian Paletta speaks with Matthew Desmond, a Princeton sociologist and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer about his new book about poverty in America and why such hardship persists in the richest country in the world.
3/30/202328 minutes, 25 seconds
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Scott Z. Burns and Edward Norton on new climate drama ‘Extrapolations’

Washington Post opinions columnist Michele Norris speaks with director Scott Z. Burns and actor Edward Norton join Washington Post Live to discuss their new limited series, “Extrapolations,” a new limited drama series exploring how climate change will affect the next half-century. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, March 29, 2023.
3/29/202333 minutes, 18 seconds
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Bipartisan lawmakers on push to aid ski industry

Washington Post Live anchor and co-author of the Early 202 Leigh Ann Caldwell speaks with Reps. Annie Kuster (D-N.H.) and John Curtis (R-Utah) about their bipartisan efforts to protect ski areas and outdoor spaces that are juggling with the effects of global warming
3/29/202328 minutes, 7 seconds
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How companies can invest in employees and lead with purpose

Washington Post senior writer Frances Stead Sellers speaks with Freada Kapor Klein and Mitch Kapor, authors of “Closing the Equity Gap” and Betsy Conway, director of the Lowe’s Foundation, for a series of conversations about leading with purpose, investing in employees and connecting with consumers. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, March 28, 2023.
3/28/202339 minutes, 12 seconds
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Amna Nawaz on journalism, identity and representation

Washington Post national correspondent Arelis Hernández speaks with Amna Nawaz, who made history at PBS as the first Muslim American and daughter of Pakistani immigrants to sit in the anchor chair at “NewsHour,” about identity, representation and her hopes for the next generation of journalists.
3/27/202328 minutes, 28 seconds
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Experts and advocates on a new survey about the transgender experience in America

Washington Post national health disparities reporter Akilah Johnson speaks with Minneapolis City Council president Andrea Jenkins and Montana state Rep. Zooey Zephyr join Washington Post Live to discuss the findings of a new survey conducted by The Washington Post and KFF about the realities transgender Americans face across the political spectrum. Conversation recorded on Friday, March 24, 2023.
3/24/202335 minutes, 4 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, Dan Balz, E.J. Dionne and Jennifer Rubin

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Dan Balz, E.J. Dionne and Jennifer Rubin about a possible Donald Trump indictment, the Fed's interest rate hikes, TikTok CEO's contentious testimony before Congress and Xi Jinping’s Russia trip.
3/24/202330 minutes, 32 seconds
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Chef Sophia Roe on global food insecurity and diversifying the culinary space

Washington Post pop culture reporter Helena Andrews-Dyer speaks with Sophia Roe, a James Beard Award-winning chef and Emmy-nominated TV host of the Tastemade series “Counter Space,” about combining her cooking expertise with her food advocacy. Next, Andrews-Dyer hosts a roundtable discussion with The Post’s Camila DeChalus and Tatum Hunter as they break down the TikTok CEO’s congressional testimony and continued questions about the platform’s impact on national security.
3/23/202332 minutes, 27 seconds
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Reworking work in the post-pandemic economy

Washington Post journalists Cat Zakrzewski, Abha Bhattarai and Dave Jorgenson speak with Everette Taylor, CEO of Kickstarter, Lynn Perry Wooten, president of Simmons University, and David and Jonah Stillman, co-authors of “Gen Z @ Work,” about the restructuring of work in the post-pandemic economy. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, March 22, 2023.
3/22/20231 hour, 9 minutes, 56 seconds
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Former FDIC chair Sheila Bair on global banking system

Washington Post editorial writer and columnist Heather Long speaks with Sheila Bair, the former FDIC chair about the health of the global financial system following the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, the rescue for First Republic Bank and the crisis at Credit Suisse.
3/21/202325 minutes, 30 seconds
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Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm and Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on U.S. industrial policy

Washington Post global economics correspondent David J. Lynch speaks with Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm and Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine in back-to-back conversations about the impacts of the Inflation Reduction Act and the Chips and Science Act, the state of U.S. industrial policy and American competitiveness worldwide. Conversations recorded on Monday, March 20, 2023.
3/20/202350 minutes, 14 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, David J. Lynch and George F. Will

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s David J. Lynch, George F. Will and Eugene Robinson about the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, the Russian assault of a U.S. drone and a rift among GOP presidential hopefuls on Ukraine.
3/17/202327 minutes, 49 seconds
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The role of renewable energy and battery technology in the push toward a greener economy

Washington Post climate zeitgeist reporter Shannon Osaka speaks with First Solar CEO Mark Widmar and Sila Nanotechnologies CEO @SilaGene about the push toward a greener economy and industry solutions that could curb carbon emissions and create new jobs. Conversation recorded on Thursday, March 16, 2023.
3/16/20236 seconds
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Rep. Maxwell Frost on being the first Gen Z member of Congress

Washington Post congressional reporter Marianna Sotomayor speaks with Rep. Maxwell Frost (D-Fla.) the youngest member of Congress and the first from Generation Z, about his path to elected office, engaging young voters, his legislative priorities and the state of Florida politics. This conversation os followed by a roundtable discussion with The Post’s Caroline Kitchener and Akilah Johnson regarding the post-Roe landscape and a Texas lawsuit that could halt nationwide distribution of a key abortion drug. Conversation recorded on Thursday, March 16, 2023.
3/16/202340 minutes, 14 seconds
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Public officials, activists and innovators on access to clean water

Ahead of World Water Day, Sen. John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.), Melissa Ho, World Wildlife Fund senior vice president for freshwater and food, Alexia Leclercq, Start:Empowerment co-founder, and Julie Waechter, DigDeep co-CEO, join Washington Post Live to discuss possible solutions that address global water inequities and the role of water in sustainable development.
3/15/20231 hour, 9 minutes, 1 second
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How hybrid work changed employee communication and collaboration

Washington Post tech at work writer Danielle Abril speaks with Julia Pollak, chief economist at ZipRecruiter, and Nicholas Bloom, professor of economics at Stanford University, join Washington Post Live to discuss the increasingly hybrid workplace and how employees and companies can thrive in this new normal. Conversations recorded on Tuesday, March 14, 2023.
3/14/202349 minutes, 54 seconds
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Chobani CEO on entrepreneurship, immigration and the state of the American Dream

Washington Post senior writer Frances Stead Sellers speaks with Hamdi Ulukaya, the self-made, Turkish-born founder of Chobani, about his entrepreneurial journey, immigration in the United States and his contribution to relief efforts following the devastating earthquakes in Turkey and Syria.
3/13/202330 minutes, 37 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Abha Bhattarai, Ruth Marcus and David Von Drehle

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Abha Bhattarai, Ruth Marcus and David Von Drehle about President Biden’s budget proposal, Dominion’s lawsuit against Fox News and the Senate vote on the D.C. crime bill. Conversation recorded on Friday, March 10, 2023.
3/10/202329 minutes, 30 seconds
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Peloton’s Robin Arzón on going from corporate law to the fitness industry

Washington Post Well+Being editor, Tara Parker-Pope speaks with Robin Arzón, one of Peloton’s most recognized coaches, about how she went from corporate law to the fitness industry, how exercise shapes our well-being and how becoming a mom inspired her new children’s book “Strong Baby.”
3/9/202329 minutes, 4 seconds
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Former IBM CEO Ginni Rometty on ‘Good Power’

Washington Post editorial writer and columnist Heather Long speaks with Ginni Rometty, IBM’s former chair and CEO, about her insights from her new memoir, lessons she learned from leading IBM and what she believes will define the future of technology. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, March 8, 2023.
3/8/202329 minutes, 43 seconds
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Actress and show creator on murder mystery miniseries ‘The Confessions of Frannie Langton’

Washington Post pop culture reporter Helena Andrews-Dyer speaks with writer and executive producer Sara Collins and actress Karla-Simone Spence about their new miniseries, “The Confessions of Frannie Langton,” an 1800s period drama about a woman, born into slavery, who is accused of murder. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, March 8, 2023.
3/8/202329 minutes, 29 seconds
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Richard Haass on ‘The Bill of Obligations’

Washington Post senior writer Frances Stead Sellers speaks with Richard Haass, the Council on Foreign Relations president, about the current state of American democracy and his argument to re-envision what it means to be a citizen as revealed in his new book, “The Bill of Obligations."
3/7/202329 minutes, 24 seconds
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House Intelligence leaders on China, Russia and bipartisanship

Washington Post Live anchor and co-author of the Early 202 Leigh Ann Caldwell speaks with House Intelligence Committee Chair Michael Turner (R-Ohio) and ranking Democrat Jim Himes (Conn.) about their assessment of U.S.-China relations, Russia’s war in Ukraine and possible areas of bipartisan cooperation. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, March 7, 2023.
3/7/202332 minutes, 12 seconds
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NTSB chair on Ohio derailments and freight rail safety

Washington Post editorial writer and columnist Heather Long speaks with National Transportation Safety Board Chair Jennifer Homendy about the agency’s investigations into the Norfolk Southern train derailments in East Palestine and Springfield, Ohio, and the overall safety of the U.S. rail system. Conversation recorded on Monday, March 6, 2023.
3/6/202328 minutes, 50 seconds
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Former deputy national security advisor Matthew Pottinger on U.S.-China tensions

Washington Post foreign affairs columnist David Ignatius speaks with former deputy national security advisor, Matthew Pottinger, about the rising tensions in the Sino-US relationship, China’s role in the global economy and the future of Taiwan.
3/6/202332 minutes
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First Look with The Post’s Carol Leonnig, Ramesh Ponnuru and Christine Emba

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Carol Leonnig, Ramesh Ponnuru and Christine Emba about the saga to secure classified documents from former president Trump, the beginning of the 2024 presidential race and more. Conversation recorded on Friday, March 3, 2023.
3/3/202326 minutes, 47 seconds
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Gates Foundation CEO on global health and pandemic preparedness

Washington Post senior writer Frances Stead Sellers speaks with Mark Suzman, CEO of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, about lessons from COVID-19, pandemic preparedness and the resiliency of the global health system. Conversation recorded on Thursday, March 2, 2023.
3/2/202330 minutes, 51 seconds
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Bozoma Saint John on lessons from ‘The Urgent Life’

Washington Post pop culture reporter Helena Andrews-Dyer speaks with marketing and branding executive Bozoma Saint John about her new book, “The Urgent Life,” in which she shares her personal experiences of loss and the lessons she has learned. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, March 1, 2023.
3/1/202330 minutes, 58 seconds
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Rep. Don Bacon on debt limit, bipartisanship and the GOP

Washington Post Live anchor and co-author of the Early 202 Leigh Ann Caldwell speaks with Rep. Don Bacon (R-Neb.) about his efforts to pursue a bipartisan debt ceiling deal and his pledge to be a “voice of common sense” in a divided government.
3/1/202330 minutes, 14 seconds
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Ukraine’s ambassador to the United States on the war with Russia

Washington Post foreign affairs columnist David Ignatius speaks with Ukrainian ambassador to the United States Oksana Markarova about the war in Ukraine one year on, U.S. support for the country and what’s at stake for the global order. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, March 1, 2023.
3/1/202325 minutes, 50 seconds
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Jason Robertson on breaking records and barriers in the NHL

Washington Post investigative reporter Nicole Dungca speaks with NHL All-Star Jason Robertson about his breakout year, the new generation of rising Asian American athletes and the impact of representation.
2/28/202323 minutes, 54 seconds
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Former AMC Networks CEO on tectonic shifts in media and entertainment

Washington Post media reporter Sarah Ellison speaks with Josh Sapan, former president and CEO of AMC Networks, about how streaming has reshaped television, his time presiding over hit TV shows like “The Walking Dead” and “Breaking Bad,” and his new book, “The Third Act.” Conversation recorded on Monday, Feb. 27, 2023.
2/27/202329 minutes, 6 seconds
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John Bolton on U.S.-China relationship and war in Ukraine

Opinions editor-at-large Michael Duffy speaks with former U.S. national security advisor John Bolton to assess the latest in Ukraine, the relationship with China and the questions about airborne objects recently shot down by the United States. Conversation recorded on Friday, February 24, 2023.
2/25/202328 minutes, 57 seconds
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First Look with The Post's Dan Balz, Josh Rogin and Jennifer Rubin

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with Dan Balz, Josh Rogin and Jennifer Rubin about President Biden’s unwavering support for Ukraine, the state of U.S.-China relations and the Republican 2024 presidential race.
2/24/202328 minutes, 38 seconds
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Grammy winner Samara Joy on bringing jazz to Gen Z

Washington Post pop culture reporter Helena Andrews-Dyer speaks with Grammy award winning singer, Samara Joy about her recent Grammy awards and how she’s reintroducing younger audiences to jazz through social media. This conversation is followed by a roundtable discussion with The Post’s Siobhan O’Grady and Jeff Stein about how the war with Russia has affected the lives of young Ukrainians as the invasion approaches the one-year mark. Conversation recorded on Thursday, February 23, 2023.
2/23/202335 minutes, 14 seconds
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Top State Department official on U.S. support for Ukraine

Washington Post foreign affairs columnist David Ignatius speaks with Victoria Nuland, the undersecretary of state for political affairs, about America’s role in the conflict in Ukraine, President Biden’s visit to Kyiv this week and his commitment of support for “as long as it takes.” Conversation recorded on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023.
2/23/202328 minutes, 56 seconds
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Lessons from coronavirus research in the quest for an HIV vaccine

Washington Post journalists speak with Demetre C. Daskalakis, deputy coordinator for the White House National Monkeypox Response, Clover L. Barnes, senior deputy director of DC Health for HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD and TB Administration, Cecilia Chung, senior director of strategic initiatives and evaluation at the Transgender Law Center, and Mark Feinberg, president and CEO of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, about the ongoing challenges with the HIV epidemic, the groundwork laid by HIV research for COVID-19 vaccines, and the decades-long quest for an HIV vaccine. Conversations recorded on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2023
2/22/20231 hour, 16 minutes, 36 seconds
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Technology and innovation in the new normal of work

Washington Post tech at work writer Danielle Abril speaks with Aaron Levie, co-founder and CEO of Box, and Kweilin Ellingrud, senior partner at McKinsey & Company, about how the pandemic and technology have changed the way employees communicate, collaborate and innovate. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023.
2/21/202345 minutes, 56 seconds
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Oakland, Calif., mayor on breaking barriers in the Hmong community

Washington Post investigative reporter Nicole Dungca speaks with Oakland, Calif., Mayor Sheng Thao, the first Hmong American to lead a major U.S. city, about the issues facing her city, her groundbreaking election and the legacy of Hmong communities in the United States.
2/21/202330 minutes, 46 seconds
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Veteran diplomats on the war in Ukraine one year on

Former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine William B. Taylor and former U.S. ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul speak with opinions editor-at-large Michael Duffy about Russia’s war in Ukraine as it approaches its first anniversary, the critical months ahead and Western support for the war-torn country. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023.
2/21/202328 minutes, 44 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Yasmeen Abutaleb, Hugh Hewitt and Ruth Marcus

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with Yasmeen Abutaleb, Hugh Hewitt and Ruth Marcus about the unidentified aerial objects in the North American airspace as well as Nikki Haley’s presidential candidacy. Conversation recorded on Friday, Feb. 17, 2023.
2/17/202326 minutes, 17 seconds
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Fiona Apple and Carmen Johnson on coming together to promote courtroom transparency

Washington Post policing, courts and justice reporter Katie Mettler speaks with Courtwatch PG director, Carmen Johnson and Grammy-winning artist Fiona Apple, a volunteer court observer in Prince George’s County, Md., about coming together to promote more transparency and accountability in courtrooms nationwide. Conversation recorded on Thursday, February 16, 2023.
2/16/202327 minutes, 59 seconds
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Former FBI special agent on threat of domestic extremism

Washington Post criminal justice reporter Tom Jackman speaks with former FBI agent Michael German to discuss rising concerns about white supremacists targeting electric infrastructure and what he learned about the threat of domestic extremism from infiltrating neo-Nazi groups. Conversation recorded on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2022.
2/16/202330 minutes, 23 seconds
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The shifting conversations around issues that impact the health of women

Washington Post senior writer Frances Stead Sellers speaks with Bobbie Organic Infant Formula CEO Laura Modi, Poppy Seed Health CEO Simmone Taitt and Alloy Women’s Health medical advisor Sharon Malone about the cultural stigmas that impact the health of women of all ages, and how to improve awareness, innovation and resources in the women’s health space. Conversations first recorded on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023.
2/15/202352 minutes, 43 seconds
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How extreme heat is impacting the U.S. and the world

Washington Post deputy editor Juliet Eilperin speaks with Cristina Huidobro, chief heat officer in Santiago, Chile, Eleni Myrivili, global chief heat officer for U.N. Habitat and Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego about the impact of a warming planet and the solutions that could make a long-term difference.
2/14/202345 minutes, 20 seconds
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March for Our Lives co-founder on Parkland school shooting five years later

Washington Post national correspondent Arelis Hernández speaks with Delaney Tarr, co-founder of March for Our Lives, about the five-year anniversary of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and how young Americans have shaped the movement to counter gun violence. Then, The Post’s John Woodrow Cox, author of “Children Under Fire: An American Crisis,” and Silvia Foster-Frau, multiculturalism reporter, discuss the impact of mass school shootings on America’s youth. Conversation recorded on February 13, 2023.
2/13/202338 minutes
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Doug Williams on this year’s history making faceoff, his legacy and the NFL

Washington Post sports columnist Jerry Brewer speaks with Doug Williams, who became the first Black quarterback to win a Super Bowl 35 years ago, about the historic matchup, his legacy and what this moment means for the NFL.
2/10/202329 minutes, 12 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Dan Lamothe, Jason Willick and Christine Emba

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Dan Lamothe, Jason Willick and Christine Emba about the latest on China’s balloon surveillance program and the U.S. response as well as key takeaways from Biden’s State of the Union speech. Conversation recorded on Friday, Feb. 10, 2023.
2/10/202329 minutes, 9 seconds
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DOJ’s Vanita Gupta on policing in America

Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta about policing in America, the role of the federal government and the calls for justice for the family of Tyre Nichols. Conversation recorded on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2023.
2/10/202327 minutes, 7 seconds
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A look ahead at the new Congress, the Biden administration and the impact across the country

Washington Post Live anchor and co-author of the Early 202 Leigh Ann Caldwell, associate editor Jonathan Capehart and national political reporter Theodoric Meyer speak with Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (I-Ariz.), White House senior advisor Mitch Landrieu and Utah Gov. Spencer Cox (R) about their inside take on the new Congress, the Biden administration and priorities for statehouses across the country. Conversation recorded on Thursday, February 9, 2023.
2/9/20231 hour, 18 minutes, 55 seconds
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Robert Kagan on America’s role in the world

Washington Post senior writer Frances Stead Sellers speaks with Robert Kagan, a veteran of the Reagan administration and scholar of foreign policy, about his new book, “The Ghost at the Feast,” the global role of the United States and its historical parallels between the 20th century and today. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023.
2/7/202329 minutes, 55 seconds
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Lauren “Lolo” Spencer on visibility for the disabled community

Washington Post investigative reporter Nicole Dungca speaks with Lauren “Lolo” Spencer, a disability lifestyle influencer, author, model and actor who stars in HBO’s comedy series “The Sex Lives of College Girls,” about living with ALS, representation for the disability community and her new book, “Access Your Drive and Enjoy the Ride.” This conversation is followed by a roundtable discussion featuring Teddy Amenabar and Amanda Morris from The Post’s Well+Being team.
2/6/202331 minutes, 44 seconds
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Jelani Cobb on debate over how race and history are taught

Washington Post senior critic-at-large Robin Givhan speaks with Jelani Cobb, dean of Columbia Journalism School, about the growing debate across the country over how the history of systemic racism is taught in schools and universities.
2/6/202326 minutes, 19 seconds
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First Look with The Post’s Toluse Olorunnipa, George F. Will and Jennifer Rubin

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Toluse Olorunnipa, George F. Will and Jennifer Rubin about the death of Tyre Nichols and President Biden’s meeting with leaders of the Congressional Black Caucus. Conversation recorded on Friday, Feb. 3, 2023.
2/3/202328 minutes, 1 second
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Author Chris Whipple on Biden presidency and next chief of staff

Washington Post White House reporter Yasmeen Abutaleb speaks with Chris Whipple about his new book, “The Fight of His Life,” about President Biden’s first two years in office, as well as the President’s handling of classified information and what lies ahead for his new chief of staff. Conversation recorded on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023.
2/2/202328 minutes, 49 seconds
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Brent Leggs on preserving historic Black churches

Washington Post senior critic-at-large Robin Givhan speaks with Brent Leggs, who leads the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund, about a recent multi-million-dollar grant to preserve Black churches and better serve the needs of their communities. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, February 1, 2023.
2/1/202328 minutes, 55 seconds
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Robert Gates on Ukraine, China and the international order

Washington Post foreign affairs columnist David Ignatius speaks with former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates about the path forward in Ukraine nearly on year after Russia’s invasion, the current international order and the geopolitical dynamics of the U.S-China relationship. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023.
2/1/202340 minutes, 32 seconds
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Rep. Ted Lieu on regulating AI, gun laws and the 118th Congress

Washington Post tech policy reporter Cat Zakrzewski speaks with Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) about his calls for more regulation of AI, the recent string of gun violence in his state and the balance of power in the 118th Congress. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, February 1, 2023.
2/1/202329 minutes, 52 seconds
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'Navalny' producers on Oscar-nominated documentary and the future of Russia

Washington Post investigative foreign correspondent Greg Miller speaks with Maria Pevchikh and Odessa Rae, producers of the documentary “Navalny,” about the two years since the arrest of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, his conditions in prison and the documentary’s impact. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023.
1/31/202329 minutes, 13 seconds
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Lawrence band members on Senate testimony about ticketing and live event industry

Washington Post senior video reporter Dave Jorgenson speaks with band members in the soul-pop group Lawrence, Clyde Lawrence and Jordan Cohen about their Capitol Hill testimony about the ticketing industry and its effects on artists and fans. This conversation is followed by a roundtable with The Post’s The Post’s Drew Harwell and Tatum Hunter share their reporting about ChatGPT, the viral social media AI that has become all the talk in technology.
1/30/202342 minutes, 46 seconds
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David Petraeus on new Western aid for the war in Ukraine and Russian military shake-up

Washington Post columnist David Ignatius speaks with Gen. David Petraeus about the war in Ukraine as it enters its second year, the Russian military shake-up, the latest Western efforts to arm Ukraine and insights from his time commanding U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan. Conversation recorded on Monday, Jan. 30, 2023
1/30/202329 minutes, 59 seconds
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First Look for January 27 with The Post’s John Hudson, Megan McArdle and E.J. Dionne

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” opinions editor-at-large Michael Duffy speaks with The Post’s John Hudson, Megan McArdle and E.J. Dionne about efforts to increase military aid to Ukraine, whether a recession is looming and potential Republican presidential candidates. Conversation recorded on Friday, January 27, 2023.
1/27/202328 minutes, 38 seconds
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Robert Waldinger on lessons from the longest study of happiness ever

Washington Post Well+Being editor, Tara Parker-Pope speaks with Robert Waldinger, the director of the longest study of happiness ever conducted and co-author of the new book “The Good Life” joins Washington Post Live to discuss the lessons from his decades-long research for living a fulfilled life. Conversation recorded on Thursday, January 26, 2023.
1/26/202327 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Sioux Chef CEO on preserving Indigenous culinary traditions

Washington Post senior critic-at-large Robin Givhan speaks with Sean Sherman, whose restaurant Owamni won the James Beard award for Best New Restaurant last year, about Indigenous culinary traditions and his restaurant’s mission to “decolonize” the dining experience. Conversation recorded on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2022.
1/26/202326 minutes, 21 seconds
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Former Obama economic adviser on the debt ceiling and the economy

Washington Post columnist and editorial writer Heather Long speaks with Jason Furman, former economic adviser to President Barack Obama, about the escalating battle over the debt ceiling on Capitol Hill and what’s at stake for the U.S. and global economy.
1/25/202328 minutes, 37 seconds
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Bipartisan lawmakers on push for national paid family leave

Washington Post Live anchor and co-author of the Early 202 Leigh Ann Caldwell speaks with Rep. Stephanie Bice (R-Okla.) and Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-Pa.) about the prospects for bipartisan cooperation on a national paid family leave bill and why they believe the policy would benefit families as well as the economy. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, January 25, 2023.
1/25/202331 minutes, 58 seconds
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Tyler Adams on leading the U.S. men’s national soccer team and increasing diversity within the sport

Washington Post senior video reporter Dave Jorgenson speaks with the U.S. Soccer Federation’s Male Player of the Year, Tyler Adams for Washington Post Live’s NEXT for a conversation about leading and rebuilding the U.S. national team's team’s identity and diversifying the sport. This conversation will be followed by a roundtable with The Post’s Marianna Sotomayor and Camilla DeChalus about the top stories on Capitol Hill – from the debt ceiling to the calls for banning TikTok. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, January 24, 2023.
1/24/202335 minutes, 5 seconds
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Newt Gingrich on Republican Party and legislative agenda

Washington Post opinion editor at large Michael Duffy speaks with former speaker of the House Newt Gingrich about the GOP’s new House majority, its competing factions and legislative priorities, and the calls to investigate the Biden administration. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023.
1/24/202328 minutes, 12 seconds
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Historians on race, identity and immigration in new book ‘Myth America’

Washington Post senior writer Frances Stead Sellers speaks with historians Carol Anderson and Erika Lee about the role of race, identity and immigration in the American narrative.
1/23/202332 minutes, 1 second
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First Look with Isabelle Khurshudyan, Eugene Robinson and David Von Drehle

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Isabelle Khurshudyan, Eugene Robinson and David Von Drehle about the latest on the war in Ukraine and the political standoff over raising the debt ceiling. Conversation recorded on Friday, Jan. 20, 2023.
1/20/202326 minutes, 34 seconds
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Rep. Nancy Mace on tackling the debt ceiling, Republican missteps in abortion legislation and more

Washington Post Live anchor and co-author of The Early 202 newsletter Leigh Ann Caldwell speaks with Rep. Nancy Mace (R-S.C.) about how she wants her party to govern and why she has split with more conservative factions on issues like abortion.
1/19/202329 minutes, 49 seconds
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Top government officials on land and ocean conservation efforts

Washington Post senior writer Frances Stead Sellers speaks with Mayor Lauren McLean (D) of Boise, Idaho, and Enric Sala, National Geographic explorer in residence and National Geographic Pristine Seas founder, about global efforts to protect the world’s lands and oceans as part of our ongoing series, “This is Climate.”
1/18/202345 minutes, 14 seconds
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National Endowment for the Humanities chair on new initiatives to grapple with America’s history

Washington Post senior critic-at-large Robin Givhan speaks with Shelly C. Lowe, the chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities about the NEH’s newest initiatives, the role of education in grappling with America’s history and her personal journey as the first Native American and only the second woman to lead the organization. Conversation recorded on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023.
1/18/202328 minutes, 43 seconds
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Booger McFarland on NFL player safety and the path to the Super Bowl

Washington Post sports columnist Jerry Brewer speaks with former NFL player and two-time Super Bowl winner, Booger McFarland about player safety in the aftermath of the injury to Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin, the paucity of Black coaches in the NFL and his predictions for the Super Bowl.
1/17/202328 minutes, 43 seconds
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Sacramento mayor on California storms and his city’s response

Washington Post climate zeitgeist reporter Shannon Osaka speaks with Darrell Steinberg, the mayor of Sacramento, Calif., about the string of deadly storms to hit the state, the latest on the ground in his city and the role of climate change in fueling extreme weather. Conversation recorded on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023.
1/17/202319 minutes, 21 seconds
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First Look with Dan Balz, Hugh Hewitt and Ruth Marcus

On Washington Post Live’s “First Look,” associate editor Jonathan Capehart speaks with The Post’s Dan Balz, Hugh Hewitt and Ruth Marcus about the review of President Biden’s classified documents and the political fallout as well as Kevin McCarthy’s first week as speaker of the House. Conversation recorded on Friday, Jan. 13, 2022.
1/13/202328 minutes, 36 seconds
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Ex-Capitol police chief on Jan. 6 insurrection and threat of domestic violent extremism

Washington Post investigative reporter Aaron Davis speaks with former police chief Steven A. Sund about his new book, “Courage Under Fire,” a firsthand account of the Jan. 6 riot, the government failures leading up to the insurrection and whether another mob riot could happen again. Conversation recorded on Thursday