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Securing Cyberspace with Chris Krebs, Former Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

There is increased concern about the rise in ransomware attacks and growing misinformation campaigns. Join Washington Post Live on Thursday, July 29 at 3:30pm ET when Chris Krebs, former director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, discusses today's overall cyber landscape with national security reporter Ellen Nakashima.
Upcoming Programs

First Look with The Post’s Michael Duffy, Ruth Marcus & Charles Lane

Washington Post Live’s “First Look” offers a smart, inside take on the day’s politics. Michael Duffy, sitting in for 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, July 30 at 9:00am ET.
  • Friday, July 30 at 9:00 AM EDT

Coronavirus: Vaccines & Variants with Rachel L. Levine, MD

Coronavirus cases are again surging as the more transmissible delta variant spreads in unvaccinated communities and poses new challenges for the country’s health system. On Friday, July 30 at 11:00am ET, Rachel L. Levine, MD, the assistant secretary for health at the Department of Health and Human Services, joins Washington Post Live to address her agency’s efforts to increase vaccinations among Americans of all ages and other health issues facing the country, including life expectancy in the U.S. dropping to its lowest level in almost two decades.
  • Friday, July 30 at 11:00 AM EDT

Protecting Public Safety with Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy Paul

Concern over crime has reached the highest level in four years amid a rise in homicides and violent crime in major cities, according to a recent Washington Post-ABC News poll. On Monday, Aug. 2 at 1:30pm ET, Washington Post criminal justice reporter Tom Jackman will speak with Baton Rouge police chief Murphy Paul about how his department has responded, his recent meeting with the Biden administration and lessons from the nationwide reckoning over policing.
  • Monday, August 02 at 12:30 PM EDT

“Here, Right Matters: An American Story” with Author Lt. Col. Alexander S. Vindman (U.S. Army, Ret.)

Lt. Col. Alexander S. Vindman (Ret.) is an Army veteran and former Director for European Affairs at the National Security Council under former president Donald Trump. Vindman was on President Trump’s fateful phone call to Ukraine’s President Zelensky at the center of the impeachment inquiry, making him a key witness in the impeachment trial. Vindman joins Washington Post columnist Karen Tumulty to share his story from inside the Trump administration, penned in his new memoir, “Here, Right Matters: An American Story.” Join Washington Post Live on Thursday, Aug. 5 at 12:00pm ET.
  • Thursday, August 05 at 12:00 PM EDT

The Path Forward: The Future of Money with Visa CEO Al Kelly

COVID-19 disrupted the payment ecosystem. The explosive growth of e-commerce during the pandemic accelerated the move away from cash and toward the use of digital platforms for monetary transactions. Join Washington Post Live on Thursday, Aug. 5 at 2:00pm ET in conversation with Visa CEO Al Kelly as he discusses existing trends that were amplified as a result of the pandemic, as well as the new developments that are reshaping financial technology.
  • Thursday, August 05 at 2:00 PM EDT
Past Programs

Chasing Cancer with Otis Brawley, MD & Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD

The consequences of the novel coronavirus were a huge challenge for people living with cancer - from delayed screenings that led to advanced disease to concerns about being exposed to the virus during critical treatments. As we get back to in-person care, Washington Post Live will bring together leading oncologists, researchers and patients to discuss the impact of the novel coronavirus on cancer, lessons learned and how the vaccine has not protected some immunocompromised patients as hoped. We'll look at whether the technology harnessed during the pandemic - from artificial intelligence to gene editing to CAR T-cell therapy has the potential to transform cancer care. Join the conversation on Wednesday, July 28.
  • 12 hours ago

Race in America: Health Disparities with Rep. Raul Ruiz (D-Calif.)

Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, Latinos have been among the communities hit hardest from numbers of infection to death rates to the economic toll. On Tuesday, July 27 at 1:30pm ET, Rep. Raul Ruiz (D-Calif.), who chairs the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and is a trained emergency room physician, joins congressional reporter Marianna Sotomayor to discuss long-standing barriers to health care in the Latino community and his recent legislation to address the physician shortage in underserved and rural areas.
  • 1 day ago

‘Lifelines: A Doctors Journey in the Fight for Public Health’ with Author Leana Wen, MD

"Lifelines: A Doctor's Journey in the Fight for Public Health" is a new book by emergency physician and George Washington University medical professor Leana Wen, chronicling her inspiring story – from immigrating to the U.S. as a young child to becoming Baltimore's health commissioner, where she spearheaded programs to combat the opioid epidemic, reduce maternal and infant mortality and treat violence and racism as public health issues. Wen, who is known as one of the most recognizable and well-respected medical experts in the country, returns to Washington Post Live on Tuesday, July 27 at 11:00am ET to talk with health policy reporter Paige Winfield Cunningham about her new book and vision for public health at this critical time in our nation's health history.
  • 1 day ago

The Path Forward: Transportation & Innovation with JoeBen Bevirt & Reid Hoffman

After more than a decade of stealth development, Joby Aviation says it is preparing to launch their first fleet of electric flying taxis by 2024.The aerial ride-sharing service will soon go public in a merger with a special-purpose acquisition company created by LinkedIn’s co-founder Reid Hoffman. On Monday, July 26 at 3:30pm ET, Joby Aviation founder and CEO JoeBen Bevirt and internet entrepreneur Reid Hoffman join Washington Post Live to discuss how they hope to shape the future of transportation.
  • 2 days ago

Race in America: Giving Voice with Zakiya Dalila Harris, Author of “The Other Black Girl”

Zakiya Dalila Harris has made a splash with her debut novel, “The Other Black Girl.” Set in New York’s publishing world, the thriller incorporates social commentary about diversity in the workplace and the challenges Black women often have to navigate. On Friday, July 23 at 11:30am ET, Washington Post senior critic-at-large Robin Givhan speaks with Harris about the book that has topped many of this summer’s reading lists.
  • 5 days ago

First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, Yasmeen Abutaleb, Eugene Robinson & 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, July 23 at 9:00am ET.
  • 5 days ago

“Perversion of Justice” with Author Julie K. Brown

Award-winning Miami Herald investigative journalist Julie K. Brown’s bombshell reporting sparked the investigation of Jeffrey Epstein's underage sex trafficking operation that finally brought him to justice. Brown sits down with Washington Post national investigative reporter Carol Leonnig to discuss her new book, “Perversion of Justice: The Jeffrey Epstein Story,” which chronicles the powerful people and broken system that failed to stop Epstein for nearly two decades. Join Washington Post Live on Thursday, July 22 at 3:00pm ET.
  • 6 days ago

Future of Diversity in Small Business with Ron Busby, Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.) & Lisa Mensah

Small business continues to be the backbone of the American economy, despite a brutal 2020, where over 400,000 small businesses failed in the first three months of the COVID-19 pandemic. Minority-owned businesses were particularly hard hit. Join Washington Post Live on Thursday, July 22 at 12:30pm ET as business leaders explore the future of diversity in small business, the challenges minority-owned businesses often face in raising capital and how government and the private sector can work to keep these critically important enterprises thriving.
  • 6 days ago

The Path Forward: New Frontiers in Space with NASA Administrator Bill Nelson

2021 is shaping up to be a pivotal year for space travel and exploration. With NASA and the private sector working in tandem to launch human spaceflights from the United States, a new commitment to sending rockets to the moon and making space more accessible to the public, we are poised to see decades of space enterprise planning finally realized. NASA Administrator Bill Nelson joins Washington Post columnist David Ignatius for a wide-ranging conversation focused on the Biden Administration’s goals in space, the state of the international space race, and the latest developments on private-public partnerships aimed at commercializing space travel, accelerating human spaceflight, and exploring the universe like never before. Join the conversation on Wednesday, July 21 at 12:00pm ET.
  • Jul 21

Summer Olympics 2021: Rowdy Gaines

When the world’s attention turns to the pools in Tokyo for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad, Rowdy Gaines will be on NBC explaining the action. The three-time Olympic gold medalist is often referred to as “swimming’s best ambassador.” Join Washington Post Live on Wednesday, July 21 at 10:00am ET, when we hear from the man who set a world record in 100-meter freestyle in the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. He’ll tell us what world records he believes may be broken and if American swimmer Katie Ledecky will be able to add to her collection of five gold medals.
  • Jul 21

Diversity in the Workplace: Building Inclusive Company Culture with Vernā Myers

Many global companies are focused on promoting diversity, inclusivity, and representation in the workplace. Through open lines of communication, racial sensitivity training and unconscious bias education, managers and employees are working to navigate delicate personnel issues, avoid committing microaggressions, and prevent discriminatory behavior before it happens. Join Vernā Myers, vice president of inclusion strategy at Netflix, for a conversation examining the strategies for ensuring productive, inclusive workplaces that lead to mutual respect and trust among colleagues. Watch live on Tuesday, July 20 at 12:30pm ET.
  • Jul 20

“I Alone Can Fix It” with Co-Authors Carol Leonnig & Philip Rucker

In a wide-ranging interview with Washington Post Live, Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post reporters Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker discussed their highly anticipated new book, “I Alone Can Fix It: Donald J. Trump’s Catastrophic Final Year,” which chronicles the behind-the-scenes story of former president Trump’s last year in office.
  • Jul 20

Opportunity in Crisis: Investing in Educational Equity with Education Secretary Miguel Cardona

The Biden administration has made equity a central goal, including in education where long-standing disparities have been exacerbated by the pandemic. Studies show students of color and those from rural areas have struggled the most with remote learning over the past year. In our continuing “Opportunity in Crisis” series, Washington Post opinions writer Jonathan Capehart speaks with Education Secretary Miguel Cardona about what policies can help students, teachers and families as schools reopen again this fall. Join the conversation on Monday, July 19 at 3:00pm ET.
  • Jul 19

Health Care Resilience & Sustainability with Allison Arwady, MD, Cecelia L. Calhoun, MD, Michelle McMurry-Heath, MD & Thomas R. Frieden, MD

The onslaught of COVID-19 cases exposed strengths and weaknesses in health care with lessons on how to build resilient systems and provide effective health outcomes for communities. On Monday, July 19, Washington Post Live brings together health-care professionals and advocates to discuss the sustainability of health systems as they now work toward greater equity across all populations and tackle the epidemic of chronic disease.
  • Jul 19

Coronavirus: Leadership During Crisis with Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD

The highly contagious delta variant accounts for more than 51 percent of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. With some breakthrough infections now occurring in fully vaccinated people, health officials are assessing a timeline for booster shots and new vaccines. Francis S. Collins, MD, director of the National Institutes of Health, joins Washington Post senior writer Frances Stead Sellers for a conversation focused on where we are in the pandemic – from vaccines and variants to therapeutics and treating long-haul symptoms. He'll also assess what more can be done to vaccinate the globe. Join the conversation onMonday, July 19 at 10:15am ET.
  • Jul 19

Coronavirus: Vaccines & Variants with U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy, MD

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy’s top priority is ending the COVID-19 pandemic through vaccines. The delta variant is spreading faster than any previous mutation, threatening the unvaccinated at an unprecedented level. Washington Post health policy reporter Paige Winfield Cunningham will interview Murthy about efforts to reach the unvaccinated, especially in the most vulnerable communities, as well as the vaccines’ efficacy against the variants. Join Washington Post Live on Friday, July 16 at 12:30pm ET.
  • Jul 16

First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, E.J. Dionne, Olivier Knox & Megan McArdle

Jonathan Capehart sits down with Washington Post correspondents and columnists to discuss the latest on the infrastructure bill, voting rights and the billionaire space race.
  • Jul 16

117th Congress: Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.)

He’s a key Democrat on Capitol Hill, and he may be close to pushing the Senate towards passage of an expansion of the Child Tax Credit. Join Washington Post Live on Thursday, July 15 at 2:30pm ET, as we continue our series “117th Congress,” hosting Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) in conversation with Jacqueline Alemany, Washington Post congressional correspondent and author of the “Power Up” newsletter. Bennet will explain why he views this as a high legislative priority that may cut childhood poverty almost in half.
  • Jul 15

Opportunity in Crisis: Investing in Educational Equity with Linda Darling-Hammond & DeRionne Pollard

The coronavirus pandemic upended education and generated concern about millions of students falling behind, especially those of color and in high-poverty communities. In our continuing “Opportunity in Crisis” series, Washington Post Live will bring together Linda Darling-Hammond and DeRionne Pollard, two leaders in education, to examine ways to create a more equitable path forward and equip students with the skills needed for a rapidly changing world.
  • Jul 15

117th Congress: Rep. John Curtis (R-Utah)

Rep. John Curtis (R-Utah) is the chair of the newly launched Conservative Climate Caucus that has over 60 House Republican members. On Thursday, July 15 at 10:00am ET, Curtis joins Washington Post Live to discuss the goals of the new group, the historic drought in his home state and the negotiations in Congress over infrastructure.
  • Jul 15
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