June 4 at 2:00 p.m. ET

Race in America: Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, lead prosecutor in the death of George Floyd

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison elevated the state’s charges against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin to second-degree murder in the death of George Floyd. The state’s top prosecutor also charged the three other officers involved with aiding and abetting second-degree murder. Washington Post opinions columnist Jonathan Capehart will interview Ellison to hear his plan to investigate, prosecute and bring justice for the Floyd family. Join Washington Post Live on Thursday, June 4 at 2:00 p.m. ET.
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Fact or Fiction: Deepfakes & Disinformation

*This program has been postponed. Please check back for updates.*
Drawing heavily from the current national security landscape, David Ignatius’ latest spy thriller, “The Paladin,” focuses on the use of disinformation, deepfakes and other means of cyber warfare to destabilize the global information ecosystem and undermine the career of a CIA operative. Former CIA acting director John McLaughlin will join Ignatius for a conversation moderated by Washington Post national security reporter Ellen Nakashima. They will talk about the book and how it reflects the current state of American intelligence and cybersecurity efforts to combat disinformation.
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The Immigrant Experience: A Conversation with the Executive Producers of “Little America”

*This program has been postponed. Please check back for updates.*
“Little America” is a new Apple TV+ anthology series that dramatizes true stories of immigrants across the country. Join the executive producers and writers Lee Eisenberg, Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon for a conversation with Washington Post opinions writer Jonathan Capehart.
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June 4 at 9:00 a.m. ET

Race in America: A Conversation with Sen. Cory Booker

On Thursday, June 4 at 9:00 a.m. ET, Washington Post Live hosted Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), former mayor of Newark and former Democratic presidential candidate. Booker will discuss the lack of accountability and unchecked bias in policing and his push for a holistic set of reforms to address broader systemic racism in America with Washington Post national political reporter Bob Costa.
June 3, 2020

The Path Forward: The Global Economy

COVID-19 has caused economic disruption and devastation for millions of people around the globe. As countries are reeling from catastrophic job losses and financial uncertainty, international leaders are working to protect the most vulnerable. Washington Post Live features International Monetary Fund managing director Kristalina Georgieva on how the Fund is responding to the global pandemic on Wednesday, June 3 at 2:00 p.m. ET.
June 3, 2020

Race in America: A Conversation with House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn

As Americans grapple with issues of race, equality, police brutality, and free speech, Washington Post Live hosts one of the nation’s top elected officials, House Majority Whip Rep. James E. Clyburn (D-S.C.). Washington Post opinions writer Jonathan Capehart will ask Rep. Clyburn his views on the current civil unrest, struggle for civil rights, and how to bring the country together. Join Washington Post Live on Wednesday, June 3 at 9:00 a.m. ET.
May 29, 2020

Symone Sanders in Conversation with Karen Tumulty

Symone Sanders, senior adviser to Joe Biden’s presidential campaign and author of the new book, “No, You Shut Up,” joined The Post to discuss the civil unrest in Minneapolis, the 2020 election and her new book.
May 29, 2020

The Path Forward: The Global Economy

The dramatic spread of COVID-19 has disrupted business and the economy worldwide. The Washington Post Live brings together former British prime minister Gordon Brown and former U.S. treasury secretary Lawrence H. Summers to discuss the impact of this pandemic on the global economy.
May 28, 2020

The Path Forward: Travel

JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes joins Washington Post senior writer Frances Stead Sellers on May 28 at 2:00 p.m. ET to discuss the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on travel and the airline industry.
May 27, 2020

The Path Forward: The Food Industry

Land O’Lakes president and CEO Beth Ford joins Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart on May 27 at 3:00 p.m. ET to discuss the challenges in farming, food production and distribution during the coronavirus pandemic.
May 21, 2020

The Path Forward: The Economy

White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow and hedge fund manager Ray Dalio joined The Post for back-to-back interviews on the coronavirus, the U.S. economy and the policies needed to drive the turnaround.
May 20, 2020

Leadership During Crisis: Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts and Miami Mayor Francis Suarez

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts (R) and Miami Mayor Francis Suarez join Washington Post national political reporter Robert Costa for back-to-back conversations about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic in their communities.
May 19, 2020

The Path Forward: Travel & Tourism

The dramatic spread of COVID-19 has upended the hospitality industry. How is it adapting to recover destinations and livelihoods in the midst of this unprecedented crisis? Washington Post Live hosts Hilton president and CEO Chris Nassetta in conversation with Washington Post opinions editor at large Michael Duffy on Tuesday, May 19 at 1:00 p.m. ET.
May 14, 2020

The Path Forward: Business & the Economy

Frederick W. Smith, chairman and CEO of FedEx, joined Washington Post Live to discuss business, the economy and the coronavirus pandemic.
May 13 , 2020

The Path Forward: Privacy & the Pandemic

Washington Post Live will host Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo and Mozilla CEO Mitchell Baker on Wednesday, May 13 for back-to-back interviews at 11 a.m. ET.
May 12, 2020

Leadership During Crisis: A Conversation with Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D-Va.) and Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R-Ark.) joined Washington Post national political reporter Robert Costa on Tuesday, May 12, at 11 a.m. ET for back-to-back interviews on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic in their states.
May 11, 2020

Sen. Bernie Sanders in Conversation with Robert Costa

Former Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) joined The Post’s national political reporter Robert Costa to discuss the state of American politics and the 2020 election process, his efforts to respond to the coronavirus spread and what he will do to help former vice president Joe Biden get elected.
May 7, 2020

The Path Forward: The Economy

The U.S. economy has been thrown into a tailspin by the coronavirus. That volatility was evident in the stock market in March, when Nasdaq Composite lost over 10 percent before a comeback in April. Adena Friedman, president and CEO of Nasdaq, will join The Washington Post Live on Thursday, May 7 at 1:15 p.m. for a one-on-one conversation with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart. We will hear an assessment about where the markets are headed and the path forward for the U.S. economy.
May 6, 2020

Leadership During Crisis: A Conversation with Dr. Scott Gottlieb and Dr. Zeke Emanuel

Former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb and former White House Health Policy Advisor Dr. Zeke Emanuel join The Washington Post Live to discuss the latest developments in creating a coronavirus vaccine, the status of anti-body testing and anti-viral treatment and what medical requirements the U.S. needs to meet to safely reopen.
May 5, 2020

The Path Forward: The Film Industry

Jane Rosenthal, film producer and Tribeca Enterprises CEO, joined Washington Post Live to kick off The Path Forward, a new series featuring live interviews with industry leaders charting a course through the coronavirus pandemic and beyond.
May 1, 2020

Leadership During Crisis: A Conversation with Ford Motor Company CEO Jim Hackett

Ford Motor Company CEO Jim Hackett joined The Washington Post to discuss how Ford is aiding in the fight against the coronavirus and the future of auto manufacturing in the U.S.
April 30, 2020

Leadership During Crisis: A Conversation with Maryland Governor Larry Hogan

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan joins Washington Post Live to discuss his state’s fight against covid-19, how he is approaching Maryland’s lockdown exit strategy, and his pivotal role as the chair of the National Governors Association.
April 29, 2020

The Global Response: A Conversation with British Ambassador Dame Karen Pierce and German Ambassador Emily Haber

As the world continues to battle the coronavirus pandemic, Washington Post Live brings together two top European diplomats to discuss how their countries are confronting covid-19. Dame Karen Pierce, British Ambassador to the U.S., and Emily Haber, German Ambassador to the U.S., will discuss their nations’ initial response to the pandemic, current prognosis, economic outlook and plans for recovery.
April 28, 2020

Leadership During Crisis: A Conversation with Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell will join The Washington Post Live on April 28 at 1:45 p.m. ET for back-to-back interviews with Washington Post National Political Reporter Robert Costa.
April 24, 2020

Helping America's Kids: A Conversation with Jennifer Garner and Mark Shriver

With countless school closures across the country and around the world, people are coming together to fight child food insecurity amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Save the Children’s Mark Shriver joins Washington Post Live with actress and children’s advocate Jennifer Garner to discuss #SAVEWITHSTORIES, featuring celebrities reading children's books on social media. The new initiative provides educational resources for kids stuck at home and raises money for Save the Children’s COVID-19 response efforts across rural America and No Kid Hungry, a non-profit working to alleviate childhood hunger.
April 23, 2020

Leadership During Crisis: A Conversation with Mayor Muriel Bowser and Mayor London Breed

They are leaders on the frontlines combating the coronavirus in major cities. D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and San Francisco Mayor London Breed will join The Washington Post Live on Thursday, April 23 at 2:15 p.m. ET for back-to-back interviews with Washington Post National Political Reporter Robert Costa.

Leading the Fight Against Climate Change

On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, The Washington Post presents two statesmen, one from each political party, working together to help save the planet. Former Secretary of State John Kerry and former Ohio Governor John Kasich talk about their partnership through Kerry’s latest effort, called World War Zero, and why the coronavirus accelerates the need for action by lawmakers, business leaders and private citizens.

Leadership During Crisis: A Conversation with Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker

They are leaders in America’s heartland, battling the global pandemic. Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer is facing massive demonstrations against her stay-at-home executive order. Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker is at odds with the federal government, saying he has given up on help from the Trump administration. Watch Governors Whitmer and Pritzker on Tuesday, April 21 at 12:35 p.m. in conversation with Washington Post National political reporter Robert Costa.

Confronting COVID-19

As the nation grapples with the unprecedented coronavirus crisis, access to reliable data about the spread of the virus and its impact on the economy is vital. Hear from a member of the White House Task Force and a top US business leader.
April 13, 2020

Leadership During Crisis: A Conversation with Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine

Ohio Republican Governor Mike DeWine imposed sweeping measures days before a single case of COVID-19 had been reported in his state. Ohio has since seen a significant flattening of the curve. The Washington Post Live welcomed DeWine on April 13 in conversation with Washington Post National political reporter Robert Costa, as part of the series, “Coronavirus: Leadership During Crisis”.
Feb. 26, 2020

Working Families

On Feb. 26, The Washington Post brought together key government officials, academics and advocates for an in-depth look at the plight of working families and low-income workers in the United States. Discussions included such topics as the rising cost of health care, the gender wage gap, the debate over raising the minimum wage, and what government, businesses and nonprofits are doing to address the issues facing working families.
Feb. 7, 2020

Homeland

Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning actress Claire Danes and the "Homeland" creative team including co-creators and executive producers Alex Gansa and Howard Gordon, and director/ executive producer Lesli Linka Glatter, came to The Washington Post on Feb. 7 for a rare in-depth conversation moderated by Robert Costa.
Feb. 6, 2020

The Power of Play: Video Games and Esports

Video games have become a catalyst for non-profit fundraising, a refuge for disabled communities, platforms for protest and forums for global conflict resolution.
On Feb. 6, The Washington Post sat down with video game experts, creators and players to explore this rapidly evolving world.
Jan. 24, 2020

A Very Stable Genius: A Conversation with Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker

On Jan. 24, The Washington Post’s White House Bureau Chief Philip Rucker and National Investigative Reporter Carol Leonnig sat down with The Washington Post Live to discuss their new book, "A Very Stable Genius: Donald J. Trump's Testing of America."
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