Tag: Politics
michael-bennet-2011-02-23
Interview
Airdate: February 23, 2011

Colorado senator discusses education and explores how to fix a system that he says, at times, produces ‘catastrophic’ outcomes for children.

kirsten-gillibrand-2011-02-16
Interview
Airdate: February 16, 2011

New York senator analyzes the budgets of President Obama and the House Republicans and dissects what those budgets say about priorities.

tarek-masoud-2011-02-14
Interview
Airdate: February 14, 2011

Middle East specialist assesses post-Mubarak Egypt and offers his thoughts on whether the military will actually hand over power to a civilian authority.

Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt | All photos by: Mona Sosh, Flickr, Creative Commons
February 11th, 2011

What will happen in the coming weeks, when Cairo’s Tahrir Square is no longer filled with people? Middle East politics and culture expert Laurie Brand answers that question.

JohnLegend2
Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
February 9th, 2011

Six-time Grammy-winner John Legend, whose latest project “Wake Up!” finds him paired with The Roots, discusses the socially conscious project tonight. “I was always a bit of a political junkie, even as a kid,” says the singer/songwriter, who is nominated for five Grammy Awards for this latest album. And when it comes to making music [...]

gideon-rachman-2011-02-09
Interview
Airdate: February 9, 2011

Financial Times chief foreign affairs commentator discusses his new book and why what happens in Egypt matters throughout the rest of the world.

lawrence-goldstone-2011-02-08
Interview
Airdate: February 8, 2011

Historian discusses his book, Inherently Unequal, and challenges the theory that the U.S. Supreme Court is an apolitical body.

JudyLubin-rs
Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
February 4th, 2011

It was two years ago at a Black History Month celebration that Attorney General Eric Holder observed that we live in a “nation of cowards” unwilling to have an honest conversation about race. Holder’s remarks sparked a firestorm of criticism from conservatives who felt his comments painted America in a negative light. But was Holder [...]

charlie-crist-2011-01-26
Interview
Airdate: January 26, 2011

Former Florida governor reacts to the State of the Union address and explains why he feels the speech was ‘Reagan-esque.’

douglas-brinkley-2011-01-24
Interview
Airdate: January 24, 2011

Presidential historian discusses his latest text and describes the similarities between Presidents Obama and Reagan.

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