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First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart

Washington Post Live’s “First Look” offers a smart, inside take on the day’s politics. The Washington Post's Leigh Ann Caldwell, filling 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 1 at 9:00 a.m. ET.
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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee discusses recent Supreme Court decisions on abortion, climate change and guns

Over the past several weeks, the Supreme Court has issued a series of decisions with far reaching consequences. On Wednesday, July 6 at 11:30 a.m. ET, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) joins Washington Post Live to discuss the impact of these decisions on climate change, abortion and public safety.
  • Wednesday, July 06 at 11:30 AM EDT

Tonya Lewis Lee documents the Black maternal mortality crisis in the new film “Aftershock”

The documentary “Aftershock” follows the deaths of two young Black women in childbirth and the activists seeking justice and medical accountability. On Wednesday, July 6 at 2:00 p.m. ET, Tonya Lewis Lee, co-director of the film, joins Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart to discuss the Black maternal mortality crisis.
  • Wednesday, July 06 at 2:00 PM EDT

Annette Bening and Bryan Cranston discuss their new film and storied careers

The new Paramount+ film “Jerry & Marge Go Large” tells the true story of Jerry Selbee, who identified a mathematical loophole in the Massachusetts Lottery, won millions and with his wife, Marge, used the money to revive their small Michigan town. On Thursday, July 7 at 12:00 p.m. ET, stars Annette Bening and Bryan Cranston join Washington Post Live to discuss their new film and their storied careers.
  • Thursday, July 07 at 12:00 PM EDT

Lena Waithe and Rishi Rajani on elevating diverse voices in storytelling

Hillman Grad was founded by writer, actor and producer Lena Waithe. The production house seeks to give a platform to marginalized storytellers across mediums. On Thursday, July 7 at 3:00 p.m. ET, join Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart for a conversation with Waithe and Hillman Grad CEO Rishi Rajani about the mission of the company and its new projects.
  • Thursday, July 07 at 3:00 PM EDT

First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart

Washington Post Live’s “First Look” offers a smart, inside take on the day’s politics. The Washington Post's 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 8 at 9:00 a.m. ET.
  • Friday, July 08 at 9:00 AM EDT
Past Programs

E.U. Parliament President discusses the war in Ukraine, E.U. membership and the E.U.’s role in the conflict

As the war in Ukraine rages on, the strength of the European Union has been renewed, creating a new sense of unity and purpose. On Wednesday, June 29 at 11:00 a.m. ET, European Parliament President Roberta Metsola joins Washington Post national security reporter Missy Ryan to discuss the war in Ukraine, E.U. membership and the E.U.’s role in the conflict.
  • 1 day ago

Local, federal and community leaders discuss comprehensive approaches to public safety

In the past two years, homicide numbers have soared across the United States though they remain below the historical highs of earlier decades. Mass shootings across the country have left Americans on edge. On Tuesday, June 28 at 9:00 a.m. ET, join Washington Post Live for conversations with a cross-section of local law enforcement, federal government and community leaders about how they are responding while also working to strengthen police accountability and improve public trust.
  • 2 days ago

Chris Pratt and Jack Carr on Navy SEALs book-turned-TV-series ‘The Terminal List’

The new series “The Terminal List” follows a former Navy SEAL investigating why his entire platoon was ambushed during a covert mission. The thriller is based on a book of the same name written by best-selling author and former Navy SEALs sniper Jack Carr. On Monday, June 27 at 3:00 p.m. ET, actor Chris Pratt and author Jack Carr join The Washington Post’s Dave Jorgenson for a conversation about how they brought the novel to the screen.
  • 3 days ago

Marjorie Dannenfelser on Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade

Marjorie Dannenfelser is president and co-founder of Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America, a pro-life organization that works to elect antiabortion leaders. On Monday, June 27 at 12:00 p.m. ET, join Washington Post Live anchor Leigh Ann Caldwell for a conversation with Dannenfelser about the impact of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
  • 3 days ago

Sen. Tina Smith (D-Minn.) on Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade

With the Supreme Court overturning the right to abortion established nearly 50 years ago in Roe v. Wade, states will be able to drastically reduce or even outlaw the procedure. On Monday, June 27 at 10:15 a.m. ET, join Washington Post Live anchor Leigh Ann Caldwell for a conversation with Sen. Tina Smith (D-Minn.) about the impact of the landmark ruling and how Congress might respond.
  • 6 days ago

First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart

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 24 at 9:00 a.m. ET.
  • 6 days ago

Lhamon, Scurry and Spencer discuss the societal and cultural impact of Title IX 50 years later

The passage of Title IX 50 years ago transformed the playing field for women and girls. Join Washington Post Live on Wednesday, June 22 at 3:00 p.m. ET for a series of conversations about the societal and cultural impact of this groundbreaking legislation and the challenges that remain.
  • Jun 23

Smith discusses foreign information operations, online disinformation and how the U.S. government and tech companies can address it

With the ability to spread online like wildfire, disinformation can have a corrosive impact on civil society. On Thursday, June 23 at 9:00 a.m. ET, Brad Smith, Microsoft’s president and vice chair, joins Washington Post Live to discuss foreign information operations, online disinformation, what the U.S. government should be doing about it and how tech companies continue to assess their role in the fight against it.
  • Jun 23

Sens. Shaheen and Tillis discuss the latest news out of Ukraine and NATO’s renewed significance

In the premiere interview of Washington Post Live’s “Across the Aisle,” Sens. Shaheen (D-N.H.) and Tillis (R-N.C.) talk with The Post’s Leigh Ann Caldwell on Wednesday, June 22 at 1:00 p.m. ET about working together as co-chairs of the Senate NATO Observer Group, their upcoming bipartisan congressional delegation to the NATO summit in Madrid and the latest news out of Ukraine.
  • Jun 22

Medical researchers and trusted messengers discuss disparities in cancer care and subsequent outcomes

Marginalized communities in the United States are more likely to die from most cancers. A complex interplay of biological, environmental and socioeconomic factors contributes to these persistent disparities, and trust in the health-care system remains key to reversing these realities. On Wednesday, June 22 at 10:00 a.m. ET, Brian Rivers, PhD, director of the Cancer Health Equity Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine, and Shana O. Ntiri, MD, medical director of the University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Baltimore City Cancer Program, join Washington Post senior writer Frances Stead Sellers to discuss drivers of and solutions to disparities in cancer outcomes and care.
  • Jun 22

Case, Boushey, Gladney and Muhwezi-Hall discuss entrepreneurship, small business and technology

During the pandemic, millions of workers quit their jobs, spurring a flurry of entrepreneurial activity and small business creation across the United States. On Tuesday, June 21 at 4:00 p.m. ET, Steve Case, chair and CEO of Revolution, Heather Boushey, a member of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, and Deborah Gladney and Angela Muhwezi-Hall, co-founders of QuickHire, join Washington Post Live for a series of conversations to discuss this surge in entrepreneurship, whether these trends can outlast the pandemic, the role of technology and the lasting impact on the economy.
  • Jun 21

Katy Tur shares personal history and journalism journey in new memoir

Katy Tur is the anchor of “Katy Tur Reports” on MSNBC. On Tuesday, June 21 at 10:00 a.m. ET, she joins Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart to discuss her memoir, “Rough Draft,” which details her volatile childhood, complicated relationship with her father and globe-trotting career in journalism.
  • Jun 21

U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees addresses the global refugee crisis

The United Nations Refugee Agency reports that the global refugee numbers are at their highest since records began, with more than 100 million people displaced by war and violence worldwide. On World Refugee Day, Monday, June 20 at 1:00 p.m. ET, join The Washington Post’s David Ignatius for a conversation with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, about the current solutions available, the impact of the Russian invasion in Ukraine and the path forward for the international community.
  • Jun 20

Sen. Raphael G. Warnock (D-Ga.) on new memoir, voting rights and Juneteenth

Sen. Raphael G. Warnock (D-Ga.) is Georgia’s first Black senator and still serves as senior pastor at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. On Monday, June 20 at 11:00 a.m. ET, join Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart for a conversation with Warnock about his new memoir, “A Way Out of No Way,” his work on voting rights and the significance of Juneteenth as a federal holiday.
  • Jun 20

50th Anniversary of Watergate: Inside the Story

They are responsible for what may be the most famous story in the history of investigative journalism. Join Washington Post Live on Friday, June 17 at 1:00 p.m. ET to hear from legendary reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein as they discuss the 50th anniversary of the Watergate break-in, how they got the story and its lasting impact.
  • Jun 17

First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart

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 opinions columnists. Tune in for news and analysis you can’t get anywhere else on Friday, June 17 at 9:00am ET.
  • Jun 17

Van Ness talks about Pride Month, his new book and storytelling

As an author, a television personality and a hair stylist, Jonathan Van Ness has sprinkled his personal story of success with humor alongside a reckoning for LGBTQ rights. On Thursday, June 16 at 4:00 p.m. ET, Van Ness joins The Washington Post’s Dave Jorgenson for a conversation about his recent book, “Love That Story,” and the role of storytelling in paving the way for change. This conversation will be followed by a roundtable discussion with Post journalists. NEXT is a new series on Washington Post Live that brings together rising changemakers, innovators and influencers to talk about issues at the center of the business, social and cultural zeitgeist - from Hollywood to the Hill.
  • Jun 16

Singer and songwriter Kenny Loggins discusses his new memoir, ‘Still Alright’

Singer and songwriter Kenny Loggins has been making music for five decades. On Wednesday, June 15 at 1:00 p.m. ET, he joins Washington Post national arts reporter Geoff Edgers to discuss his iconic career and new memoir, “Still Alright”
  • Jun 15

Former death row prisoner Anthony Ray Hinton shares his path to freedom and forgiveness

Anthony Ray Hinton was sentenced to death and held in solitary confinement for 28 years on Alabama’s death row before he was exonerated in 2015. Join Washington Post senior critic-at-large Robin Givhan for a conversation with Hinton about the young readers edition of his book, “The Sun Does Shine,” in which he shares his long road to freedom and forgiveness.
  • Jun 15

‘Capehart’ with Robin Thede

Robin Thede is the creator, showrunner, executive producer, writer and star of HBO’s “A Black Lady Sketch Show.” On Tuesday, June 14 at 5:15 p.m. ET, Thede joins Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart to discuss the third season of the Emmy Award-winning series and her career as a comedy writer and actor.
  • Jun 14
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