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Rebecca Minkoff, Fashion Designer and Author, “Fearless: The New Rules for Unlocking Creativity, Courage, and Success”

Rebecca Minkoff, designer and co-founder of her eponymous global apparel company, will sit down with Washington Post senior critic-at-large Robin Givhan on Tuesday, June 22 at 11:00am ET. Minkoff, who also hosts the “Superwomen with Rebecca Minkoff” podcast, will discuss post-pandemic challenges facing the fashion industry and her first book, “Fearless: The New Rules for Unlocking Creativity, Courage, and Success.”
Upcoming Programs

117th Congress: Sen. Mike Rounds (R-S.D.)

Sen. Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), the top Republican on the Armed Services Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, wants to put a stop to the ransomware attacks against the U.S., which appear to operate out of Russia. The recent attack on JBS, the country’s largest meat supplier, highlights the call Rounds has put out to address anticompetitive practices in the cattle industry. Washington Post Jacqueline Alemany, congressional correspondent and author of the “Power Up” newsletter, talks with the former governor of South Dakota about his fight for cattlemen and consumers, as well as his bill to repeal outdated or discriminatory laws targeting Native Americans. Join Washington Post Live on Wednesday, June 23 at 9:15am ET.
  • Wednesday, June 23 at 9:15 AM EDT

Women in Tech: Trailblazers with Former TaskRabbit CEO Stacy Brown-Philpot, Google CFO Ruth Porat and Former IBM CEO Ginni Rometty

Despite gains over the years, women remain disproportionately unrepresented across STEM-related fields and in leadership positions in the technology sector. Women also make up a minority of partners at top venture capital firms. On Wednesday, June 23 at 11:30am ET, Washington Post economics correspondent Heather Long speaks with trailblazers who have ascended to the top of the tech sector about their paths to leadership and the big questions that will define the future of technology. We’ll speak with Google CFO Ruth Porat, former TaskRabbit CEO Stacy Brown-Philpot and former IBM CEO Ginni Rometty.
  • Wednesday, June 23 at 11:30 AM EDT

Opportunity in Crisis: Health Care with Jonathan Nez, President, Navajo Nation

The COVID-19 pandemic overwhelmed public health systems around the country and laid bare long-standing racial and economic disparities. Rural and tribal communities, with few accessible health-care providers, were especially hit hard. Join Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez for a conversation focused on reimagining an equitable path forward in health care. Nez will examine how the pandemic exposed and exacerbated vulnerabilities in the health-care institutions we depend on most and propose solutions for a more equitable and accessible health-care system in the United States. Join the conversation on Wednesday, June 23.
  • Wednesday, June 23 at 3:00 PM EDT

Digital Health with Jack Resneck Jr., MD, John Brownstein, PhD, and Tufia C. Haddad, MD

Our health-care system is changing the way it does business. From the accelerated growth of telehealth, to the advent of digital therapeutics and diagnostics, to digitized data infrastructure, digital health is here to stay. Challenges like cybersecurity threats, privacy concerns and reaching those with limited Internet capability are also part of the territory. On Thursday, June 24, join experts in medicine, technology, and policy talking about the future of digital health care and how to make it efficient and safe.
  • Thursday, June 24 at 10:00 AM EDT

Brian Stelter, Author, “Hoax: Donald Trump, Fox News, and the Dangerous Distortion of Truth”

Brian Stelter, CNN chief media correspondent and anchor of “Reliable Sources,” crafted his book "Hoax: Donald Trump, Fox News, and the Dangerous Distortion of Truth” from three years of interviews with more than 300 current and former Fox News staffers. He documented Fox’s change from serious news operation to one deeply aligned with then-President Donald Trump. Since its release in August 2020, “Hoax” has been substantially updated with new chapters on the false claims of voter fraud, the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, and the rise of conservative media outlets Newsmax and One America News Network. Join Washington Post Live on Thursday, June 24 at 12:30pm ET as Stelter discusses the dangers of disinformation and the weaponization of social media.
  • Thursday, June 24 at 12:30 PM EDT

First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, Ruth Marcus & George Will

Washington Post Live’s “First Look” offers a smart, inside take on the day’s politics. Jonathan Capehart will host a reporter debrief followed by a roundtable discussion with Washington Post columnists. Tune in for news and analysis you can’t get anywhere else on Friday, June 25 at 9:00am ET.
  • Friday, June 25 at 9:00 AM EDT

117th Congress: Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.)

House Democrats and Republicans recently introduced sweeping legislation to rein in the power of technology giants. If passed into law, the bills would lead to a dramatic overhaul of decades-old competition laws. On Friday, June 25 at 11:00am ET, Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.), the top Republican on the House Judiciary antitrust subcommittee, joins Washington Post Live to discuss the proposed bills and other items on the legislative agenda.
  • Friday, June 25 at 11:00 AM EDT

“Roadrunner: A Film about Anthony Bourdain” with Director Morgan Neville and Washington Post Global Opinions Writer Jason Rezaian

Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Morgan Neville is set to release his highly anticipated new film about the life and premature death of superstar chef, foodie, and TV host, Anthony Bourdain. Join Neville and Bourdain’s good friend, Washington Post Global Opinions writer Jason Rezaian, as they chart Bourdain’s rise to global food icon, his adventures on the road, and his personal sorrow as told in the film, “Roadrunner.” Washington Post chief film critic Ann Hornaday leads a rare conversation you won’t see anywhere else. Watch live on Friday, June 25 at 1:00pm E.T.
  • Friday, June 25 at 1:00 PM EDT
Past Programs

Race in America: Black Economic Mobility with Ariel Investments Chair & Co-CEO, John W. Rogers Jr. and White House Council of Economic Advisers Chair, Cecilia Rouse

From the nationwide protests over the death of George Floyd to the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the past year has reignited questions about the impact of the racial wealth gap on Black communities. On Friday, June 18 at 2:00pm ET, Cecilia Rouse, chair of the White House’s Council of Economic Advisers, and John W. Rogers Jr., co-CEO & chairman of Ariel Investments, join Washington Post Live to discuss why these inequities have persisted for so long and solutions to promote economic mobility.
  • 2 days ago

Race in America: History Matters with Annette Gordon-Reed, Historian & Author, “On Juneteenth”

Juneteenth is one of the oldest celebrations commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. On June 19, 1865, a military decree was announced in Galveston, Tex., informing enslaved people in the Confederate state that they were free. On Friday, June 18 at 12:00pm ET, Washington Post opinions writer Jonathan Capehart speaks with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and Texas native Annette Gordon-Reed about her new book “On Juneteenth,” the legacy of slavery and the struggles that remain to achieve racial equality.
  • 2 days ago

First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, Anne Gearan, Catherine Rampell, and Hugh Hewitt

Washington Post Live’s “First Look” offers a smart, inside take on the day’s politics. Jonathan Capehart will host a reporter debrief followed by a roundtable discussion with Washington Post columnists. Tune in for news and analysis you can’t get anywhere else on Friday, June 18 at 9:00am ET.
  • 2 days ago

Craig Melvin, “Pops: Learning to Be a Son and a Father”

Craig Melvin is a co-host of NBC News’ “Today,” an anchor on MSNBC Live, and a host of “Dateline.” The busy newsman is also a son who sought to better understand his father and his family’s legacy of addiction by writing the new book “Pops: Learning to Be a Son and a Father.” Melvin wanted to figure out what kind of father he wanted to be to his two young biracial children by also talking with the surrogate father figures in his life, from uncles to mentors. Join Washington Post opinions columnist Jonathan Capehart as Melvin discusses parenting during challenging times and the power of resiliency on Thursday, June 17 at 4:00pm ET.
  • 3 days ago

Race in America: History Matters with “Rise Again: Tulsa and the Red Summer” Producer & Director, Dawn Porter and Contributing Reporter, DeNeen L. Brown

“Rise Again: Tulsa and The Red Summer” is a new documentary about the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre and the racial violence that preceded it. Directed and produced by Dawn Porter, the film follows Washington Post journalist and Oklahoma native DeNeen L. Brown as she reports on these events and the search for a mass grave in Tulsa. On Thursday, June 17 at 2:00pm ET, Washington Post senior critic-at-large Robin Givhan speaks with Brown and Porter about what happened, the continued calls for justice for victims and survivors, and the lessons of history for today.
  • 3 days ago

Chasing Cancer with Ned E. Sharpless, MD, and Andrew Kaczynski

2021 marks 50 years since the National Cancer Act was signed into law. Since then, enormous progress has been made in oncology – from dramatically reduced mortality rates from cancer to the invention of targeted, personalized therapies, and wider access to experimental treatment through clinical trials. We’ll assess how far we’ve come in 50 years and how much further we can go in the next 50. Join U.S. health officials and advocates on Thursday, June 17 for a conversation half a century in the making.
  • 3 days ago

Ben Rhodes, Former Obama Deputy National Security Adviser

President Biden is on the first foreign trip of his administration, which includes a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Ben Rhodes, a former top national security adviser and close confidant to then-President Barack Obama, has been in the room with Putin before. In his new book “After the Fall: Being American in the World We’ve Made,” Rhodes explores why he thinks democracy is being threatened in America and abroad by recounting meetings with political leaders, activists, and dissidents. Join Washington Post columnist David Ignatius for an examination of U.S. foreign policy and what can be done to curb the influence of nationalism and authoritarianism across the globe on Thursday, June 17 at 9:00am ET.
  • 3 days ago

Andy Slavitt: “Preventable: The Inside Story of How Leadership Failures, Politics, and Selfishness Doomed the U.S. Coronavirus Response”

Andy Slavitt is author of the new book, “Preventable: The Inside Story of How Leadership Failures, Politics, and Selfishness Doomed the U.S. Coronavirus Response.” Slavitt has spent his career working to ensure that every American has access to quality, affordable health care. He also served as Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services under the Obama administration. Slavitt joined the Biden administration in January to help control the spread of covid and get Americans vaccinated. Join Washington Post health policy reporter Yasmeen Abutaleb in conversation with Slavitt at Washington Post Live on Wednesday, June 16 at 11:00am ET.
  • 4 days ago

The Path Forward: America’s Digital Infrastructure with Chuck Robbins, Chair & CEO, Cisco

Chuck Robbins is the chair and CEO of Cisco, a Silicon Valley-based tech company that is one of the largest and most influential software and hardware businesses in the world. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Cisco’s Webex was the leading video conferencing and cloud service used by businesses and governments around the globe to help more people work from home. As the Biden administration looks to modernize digital infrastructure, Cisco is building rural broadband solutions to bridge the digital divide and is investing in new cybersecurity technologies to prevent cybercrime as companies move towards hybrid work. Join Washington Post columnist David Ignatius with Robbins to discuss the future of work, the future of the internet and the cost of cybersecurity on Wednesday, June 16 at 9:00am ET.
  • 4 days ago

Climate Solutions: A Conversation with Sylvia Earle

With the acceleration of global warming, plastic pollution and destructive fishing practices, the health of the planet’s most important life-giving resource is imperiled. Washington Post Live, in partnership with Rolex, will spotlight the world’s oceans crisis and examine innovative ideas and solutions for keeping our oceans clean and working towards bluer communities around the globe. Join the conversation on Tuesday, June 15 at 10:00am ET with special guest Sylvia Earle, president & chair of Mission Blue. Check out The Washington Post’s Climate Solutions section, in partnership with Rolex, focusing on the individuals working to find answers.
  • 5 days ago

Wolfgang Van Halen: “Mammoth WVH”

Wolfgang Van Halen is a vocalist and multi-instrumentalist. When he was 16, he joined Van Halen, playing bass alongside his father, Eddie and uncle, Alex. Now 30, he’s embarking on a solo career with his first album, “Mammoth WVH.” On Monday, June 14 at 2:00pm ET, the one-man-band joins Washington Post reporter Geoff Edgers to discuss his hard-rock debut, his experience playing in Van Halen and Tremonti, and how he is creating his own legacy.
  • 6 days ago

117th Congress: Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.)

A wave of costly and disruptive ransomware attacks against critical industries has again underlined the vulnerabilities in our cybersecurity. The U.S. government has increasingly framed the attacks as a national and global security issue. Washington Post columnist Karen Tumulty spoke with Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Mark Warner (D-Va.) about how to respond, the latest in the bipartisan negotiations over infrastructure and President Biden’s first overseas trip.
  • 6 days ago

James Patterson, Co-Author, “The President’s Daughter: A Thriller”

James Patterson is the world’s best-selling author, with more than 300 million copies sold since his first novel in 1977. Patterson has teamed up again with former president Bill Clinton to co-author, “The President’s Daughter: A Thriller,” which includes a terrorist abduction and a national security emergency. Join Washington Post opinions editor-at-large Michael Duffy in conversation with Patterson at Washington Post Live on Friday, June 11 at 2:00pm ET.
  • Jun 11

The Path Forward: Global Education with Julia Gillard, Former Australian Prime Minister & Board Chair, Global Partnership for Education

As the leaders of the G7 meet, former Australian prime minister Julia Gillard is drawing the world’s attention to the global education crisis exacerbated by the lockdown. As board chair of the Global Partnership for Education, she is pushing world leaders to bring quality education to all children. Gillard, whose 2012 anti-misogyny speech in Parliament was voted the most unforgettable Australian TV moment, joins Washington Post columnist David Ignatius to share her thoughts on how world leaders can plan for a post-COVID-19 world, why girls are at risk of being shut out of schools, and why it should matter to the United States and the rest of the world. Join Washington Post Live on Friday, June 11 at 12:00pm ET.
  • Jun 11

First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, Ishaan Tharoor, E.J. Dionne & Charles Lane

Washington Post Live’s “First Look” offers a smart, inside take on the day’s politics. Jonathan Capehart will host a reporter debrief followed by a roundtable discussion with Washington Post columnists. Tune in for news and analysis you can’t get anywhere else on Friday, June 11 at 9:00am ET.
  • Jun 11

Global Vaccine Divide with Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance Chair José Manuel Barroso and Unilever CEO Alan Jope

While the United States, Europe and some developed nations have stemmed the coronavirus with large-scale vaccine campaigns, others without an adequate supply of doses are still struggling to inoculate their populations and control the spread of the virus. Join Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, chair José Manuel Barroso and Unilever CEO Alan Jope for a conversation about strengthening the COVID-19 recovery response globally, and the role of hygiene, sanitation and clean water to fight the spread of new strains and prevent future pandemics. Watch live on Thursday, June 10 at 11:00am ET.
  • Jun 10

Sinéad O’Connor, Author, “Rememberings”

Acclaimed Irish singer-songwriter Sinéad O’Connor joins Washington Post reporter Geoff Edgers for a rare, in-depth interview around the release of her new memoir, “Rememberings,” chronicling her childhood growing up in Dublin, musical triumphs, and fearless and controversial activism. O’Connor will share her perspective on some of her most memorable pop culture moments — from soaring to global stardom with her cover of Prince’s “Nothing Compares 2 U” to her infamous 1992 appearance on Saturday Night Live. Tune in to this must-see conversation on Wednesday, June 9 at 2:00pm ET.
  • Jun 9

Life After Vaccines: Future of Travel and Live Events with WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert & Kayak CEO Steve Hafner

Nearly half of eligible Americans have received one dose of the coronavirus vaccine, and every day the country moves closer to a post-pandemic existence. But what will the new normal look like in travel and live events? WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert and Kayak CEO Steve Hafner discuss how the ways we travel and enjoy entertainment will be permanently altered, while still feeling very familiar. Engelbert and Hafner also explore the adjustments that could be made to concerts, sporting events and other large gatherings, and whether travel will ever be the same.
  • Jun 8

UFOs & National Security with Luis Elizondo, Former Director, Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program

There is a bipartisan push in Congress to find out once and for all: Are we alone? It isn’t a philosophical query, but a demand to disclose any information the U.S. government has been gathering on unidentified aerial phenomenon (UAP), also popularly known as UFOs. Last December, as part of the omnibus spending and coronavirus-relief package, Congress stipulated a report conducted by multiple agencies must be handed over this month with detailed analysis of UAP sightings by U.S. military members. Luis “Lue” Elizondo is the former director of the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program (AATIP), an unpublicized U.S. government program created in 2007 committed to the investigation of UAPs. Elizondo joins Jacqueline Alemany, author of the “Power Up” newsletter and congressional correspondent, on Tuesday, June 8 at 3:30pm ET.
  • Jun 8

Lawrence Wright, Author, “The Plague Year: America in the Time of COVID”

Lawrence Wright is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and New Yorker staff writer who was one of the first to warn of global pandemics, and now in his latest work of nonfiction, “The Plague Year: America in the Time of COVID,” Wright shares what he’s learned from investigating the origins, handling, and ongoing threats of the pandemic and what that means for Americans and the world. Wright joined Washington Post columnist David Ignatius at Washington Post Live on Tuesday, June 8 at 1:00pm ET.
  • Jun 8
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