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Race in America: Giving Voice with Angie Thomas

Young adult author Angie Thomas made waves with her debut novel, “The Hate U Give,” which was later adapted into a critically acclaimed film. On Thursday, Jan. 21 at 11:00 a.m. ET, Thomas joins Washington Post Live to discuss her new book, “Concrete Rose,” the impact of the Black Lives Matter movement on her work and how literature can empower the next generation.
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Washington Post Live’s “First Look” is back offering a smart, inside take on the day’s politics. Jonathan Capehart will host a reporter debrief followed by a roundtable discussion with Post opinions columnists. Tune in for news and analysis you can’t get anywhere else on Friday, Jan. 22 at 9:00 a.m. ET.
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Wisconsin has been ravaged by COVID-19, with over half a million confirmed cases and a worrisome new variant of the virus found in the state. Gov. Tony Evers (D) joins Washington Post Live to discuss the state’s plan to speed up the vaccine rollout, combat high levels of viral spread across counties, and his vision for economic recovery in 2021. Evers will also discuss his response to security threats facing the Wisconsin State Capitol during a tumultuous inauguration week. Join Washington Post Live on Friday, Jan. 22 at 2:30 p.m. ET
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With vaccines starting to roll out, many companies have started to plan for some form of return to office life. Remote work arrangements are also predicted to become permanent over the long haul. Join Washington Post economics correspondent Heather Long on Tuesday, Jan. 26 at 11:00 a.m. ET, for a conversation with Aparna Bawa, chief operating officer of Zoom, about how the video conferencing platform has changed how we collaborate and communicate in a rapidly changing workplace. We will also talk to leading thinkers about how the structure and culture of work could continue to evolve in the future.
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One of the many lessons learned from 2020: wellness for employees has taken on a meaning far beyond our physical health. From shoestring start-ups to legacy corporations, American companies have identified the powerful value of working towards a purpose beyond profits, and to find ways to achieve well-being in the workplace. Hear from top executives and prominent thought leaders on what businesses are doing to reflect the human values of a new age and embrace corporate responsibility in new and innovative ways. Join Washington Post Live on Thursday, Jan. 28 at 2:00 p.m. ET.
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Past Programs
His endorsement of President-elect Joe Biden days before the South Carolina primary paved the way for the president-elect’s victory, earning Rep. James E. Clyburn (D-S.C.) the moniker “Kingmaker” in some Democratic circles. Join the House Majority Whip in conversation with Washington Post opinions writer Jonathan Capehart, on Tuesday, January 19 at 1:00 p.m. ET, the day before Biden is sworn in as president, to hear Clyburn’s goals for the new administration.
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When Joe Biden was elected president, he immediately turned to an experienced Washington hand to be his White House chief of staff. Ronald A. Klain joins Washington Post opinions columnist Karen Tumulty to lay out the goals of the new administration, including how they will battle the COVID-19 pandemic, attempt to jumpstart the economy and what should be done about the outgoing president. Join Washington Post Live for the discussion on Friday, Jan. 15 at 12:00 p.m. ET.
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On the Friday before Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Washington Post global opinions editor Karen Attiah will speak with Mayor Steven L. Reed, Montgomery, Ala., and Mayor Randall Woodfin, Birmingham, Ala. Their cities were central battlegrounds in the civil rights era. Reed and Woodfin are part of a new wave of Black mayors elected in Southern Black cities in the past decade. Tune in Friday, Jan. 15 at 11:00 a.m. ET, for a conversation about the arc of history and where we are today.
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Washington Post Live’s “First Look” is back offering a smart, inside take on the day’s politics. Jonathan Capehart will host a reporter debrief followed by a roundtable discussion with Post opinions columnists. Tune in for news and analysis you can’t get anywhere else on Friday, Jan. 15 at 9:00 a.m. ET.
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Former FBI Director James B. Comey returns to Washington Post Live to discuss his latest book, “Saving Justice: Truth, Transparency, and Trust,” exploring fairness and equity in the U.S. justice system. From the FBI to his work as an assistant U.S. attorney and deputy attorney general, Comey will give us his perspective on the political and legal ramifications of a post-Trump Washington. Join Washington Post national investigative reporter Carol Leonnig on Thursday, Jan. 14 at 2:30 p.m. ET.
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“The Dissident” is a powerful new documentary by Oscar-winning director Bryan Fogel about the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the hands of Saudi operatives. Washington Post Live will sit down with Fogel on his journey making the film and getting it distributed. We’ll also be joined by Saudi dissident Omar Abdulaziz and Khashoggi’s fiancee Hatice Cengiz, who will discuss their relationship with Jamal and what life has been like for them since his murder. Join us for a rare conversation you won’t see anywhere else, led by Washington Post columnist David Ignatius on Thursday, Jan. 14 at 12:00 p.m. ET.
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Artificial intelligence is transforming the health-care industry. From machine learning to robotics to wearable sensors used to detect disease, AI is reducing drug dosage errors, streamlining diagnosis, detecting fraud, and providing efficient solutions for some of health care’s greatest challenges. Washington Post Live will convene some of the nation’s top thinkers and innovators in the space who are overseeing the explosion of medical data analytics and machines that are transforming medical care as we know it, including in the fight against COVID-19. Join the conversation on Wednesday, Jan. 13.
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Jack Goldsmith, a veteran of the George W. Bush Justice Department and co-author of “After Trump: Reconstructing the Presidency,” will explore the legalities and political parameters of removing a president from power and discuss his recommendations for protecting and reforming democratic institutions as the nation prepares for the new presidency. Join Washington Post columnist David Ignatius in conversation with Goldsmith on Wednesday, Jan. 13 at 11:00 a.m. ET.
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With alarm growing over the extent of the massive Russian hack of U.S. federal agencies and businesses late last year, and China already targeting President-elect Joe Biden and his incoming administration, Washington Post national security reporter Ellen Nakashima speaks with one of the country’s top counterintelligence chiefs about the most pressing intelligence concerns today and on the horizon. Tune in on Tuesday, Jan. 12 at 2:00 p.m. ET.
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A seismic shift in power is taking place in Washington, with the White House and both chambers of Congress soon to be under Democratic control. Alex Padilla, the current California Secretary of State, is poised to be sworn in to finish out the Senate term of Vice President-elect Kamala D. Harris. Sen.-designate Padilla will join Washington Post opinions writer Jonathan Capehart to explain his views on the legacy of President Trump, his hopes for President-elect Joe Biden’s administration and how he plans to make his mark in Washington. Join the discussion on Monday, Jan. 11 at 2:00 p.m. ET.
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