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WHO monkeypox lead on global health emergency and response

More than 80 countries have reported outbreaks of monkeypox virus. On Monday, Aug. 15 at 10:00 a.m. ET, the World Health Organization’s monkeypox technical lead Rosamund Lewis, MDCM joins Washington Post national health reporter Dan Diamond to talk about the response to the global health emergency and why she thinks the disease is unlikely to become a global pandemic.
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Sen. Tim Scott on his new book, the GOP and the state of American politics

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) is considered a rising star in the Republican Party. On Monday, Aug. 15 at 1:30p.m. ET, he joins Washington Post Live anchor Leigh Ann Caldwell to discuss his new book, “America, a Redemption Story,” the current dynamic in the GOP and the state of American politics.
  • Monday, August 15 at 1:30 PM EDT

Maven CEO on innovation in health care and post-Roe landscape for employers

Maven Clinic is one of the largest U.S.-based telehealth platforms providing services focused on women’s and family health. On Tuesday, Aug. 16 at 11:00 a.m. ET, join Washington Post senior writer Frances Stead Sellers for a conversation with Maven Clinic founder and CEO Kate Ryder about how technology has changed the health-care landscape, how the company adapted during the pandemic and providing health-care services post-Roe.
  • Tuesday, August 16 at 11:00 AM EDT

PayPal co-founder and Affirm CEO Max Levchin on immigration and the American Dream

Ukrainian-born, PayPal co-founder Max Levchin is now the CEO of fintech company Affirm. On Tuesday, Aug. 16 at 2:15 p.m. ET, Levchin joins Washington Post senior writer Frances Stead Sellers for a conversation about his immigrant experience in pursuit of the American Dream.
  • Tuesday, August 16 at 2:15 PM EDT

Utah Gov. Cox on abortion, partisanship and the GOP

He’s popular in his home state but not always within his party. On Tuesday, Aug. 16 at 3:45 p.m. ET, Utah Gov. Spencer Cox (R) joins The Post’s Jacqueline Alemany to discuss the fallout from the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, his views on the FBI search at former president Donald Trump’s home and the future of the Republican Party.
  • Tuesday, August 16 at 3:45 PM EDT

Murthy and Hijazi on various solutions addressing youth mental health

The coronavirus pandemic has underlined a growing urgency around youth mental health across the world. On Wednesday, Aug. 17 at 3:30 p.m. ET, join Washington Post Live for a conversation with U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy, MD and UNICEF senior mental health technical advisor Zeinab Hijazi on how young people are navigating what health officials have declared a crisis and how schools, families and communities are working to provide supportive environments and solutions.
  • Wednesday, August 17 at 3:30 PM EDT

Breakout star Amber Midthunder on playing leading Indigenous action hero

Amber Midthunder is the 25-year-old breakout star of “Prey,” which is part of the Predator film series that once starred Arnold Schwarzenegger. On Thursday, Aug. 18 at 12:30 p.m. ET, join Washington Post national correspondent Arelis R. Hernández for a conversation with Midthunder about her new leading role and how she sees the significance of having an Indigenous female action hero at the center of a major film franchise.
  • Thursday, August 18 at 12:30 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 Ruth Marcus, 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, Aug. 19 at 9:00 a.m. ET.
  • Friday, August 19 at 9:00 AM EDT
Past Programs

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, Aug. 12 at 9:00am ET.
  • 2 days ago

NYC health commissioner on the monkeypox outbreak

The Biden administration declared monkeypox a public health emergency as cases rise across the United States. With New York City currently accounting for more than one-quarter of known monkeypox cases nationwide, Ashwin Vasan, MD commissioner of the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, joins Washington Post national health reporter Dan Diamond on Thursday, Aug. 11 at 1:00 p.m. ET to discuss the growing outbreak and public health efforts to mitigate it.
  • 2 days ago

Michaela Jaé Rodriguez on breaking barriers and latest role on ‘Loot’

Michaela Jaé Rodriguez is an actress, musician and activist. She is the first trans actress to win a Golden Globe for her role on the groundbreaking series, “Pose.” On Wednesday, Aug. 10 at 4:00 p.m. ET, join Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart for a conversation with Rodriguez about breaking barriers, her creative range and her latest role on the show “Loot.”
  • 3 days ago

Dallas DA on gun control and diminishing overcrowding in jails

The number of murders and gun assaults in major American cities fell in the first half of 2022, while some cities have seen double-digit increases in robberies and other small crimes. On Wednesday, Aug. 10 at 2:30 p.m. ET, Washington Post criminal justice reporter Tom Jackman speaks with Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzot about protecting public safety and keeping low-level offenders out of overcrowded jails.
  • 3 days ago

Two key members of Congress on their mental health legislation

Their bipartisan legislation is focused on helping the millions of Americans suffering from mental health issues and forms of addiction. Join Washington Post Live on Wednesday, Aug. 10 at 1:00 p.m. ET as Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.) and Rep. Ann Kuster (D-N.H.) talk about their effort to simplify access to mental health insurance coverage and opioid treatment prescriptions.
  • 3 days ago

Rep. Gregory W. Meeks with a threat assessment of China

He’s just back from accompanying House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on her trip to Asia, which included a controversial stop in Taiwan. House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Gregory W. Meeks (D-N.Y.) joins Washington Post Live anchor Leigh Ann Caldwell on Tuesday, Aug. 9 at 5:00 p.m. ET to discuss U.S. economic and military ties to Japan and South Korea, and the threat posed by China.
  • 4 days ago

Ryan and Siegel on trends that are shaping the future of work

From COVID-19 to worker burnout, companies are contending with disruptive changes to their businesses. On Tuesday, Aug. 9 at 1:30 p.m. ET, Tim Ryan, U.S. chair and senior partner at PwC, and Ian Siegel, CEO and co-founder of ZipRecruiter, join Washington Post Live to discuss leadership, employee well-being and trends that are shaping the future of work.
  • 4 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 opinions columnists. Tune in for news and analysis you can’t get anywhere else on Friday, Aug. 5 at 9:00am ET.
  • Aug 5

Kansas City Mayor on abortion access and gun laws

As cities and states respond to the reversal of Roe v. Wade, Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas recently introduced legislation to allow city employees to be reimbursed for out-of-state health-care-related travel expenses. Missouri is among several states that banned most abortion procedures after the Supreme Court’s decision. On Thursday, Aug. 4 at 1:00 p.m. ET, join Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart for a conversation with Lucas about abortion access and his push for tougher gun laws as the country continues to deal with rising violent crime and mass shootings.
  • Aug 4

Juju Chang on covering rising anti-Asian bias and violence

Juju Chang, co-anchor of ABC News’ “Nightline,” has covered breaking news for decades, reported on stories from violence against women to climate change and sat down for interviews with major global figures. On Thursday, Aug. 4 at 10:00 a.m. ET, join The Washington Post’s Michelle Ye Hee Lee for a conversation with the veteran journalist about covering the rising hate against Asian Americans during the coronavirus pandemic and her trailblazing career.
  • Aug 4

‘Hacks’ co-star on Emmy nomination and women in comedy

Hannah Einbinder is the Emmy-nominated co-star of the popular and critically acclaimed series “Hacks.” On Tuesday, Aug. 2 at 3:00 p.m. ET, join Washington Post pop culture reporter Helena Andrews-Dyer for a conversation with Einbinder about her role on the multigenerational show and the changing landscape for women in comedy.
  • Aug 2

President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland on the economy and inflation

With inflation at a 40-year high, the Federal Reserve continues to raise interest rates even as the economy shows signs of slowing. On Tuesday, Aug. 2 at 1:00 p.m. ET, Loretta J. Mester, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, joins Washington Post global economics correspondent David J. Lynch to discuss the Fed’s plan to tamp down on inflation and the concerns that it could induce a recession.
  • Aug 2

Bollywood star Alia Bhatt on her new projects and the next wave of Indian entertainment

Alia Bhatt is one of Bollywood’s biggest actors whose films have garnered both critical acclaim and commercial success. She co-produces and stars in the upcoming Netflix dark comedy, “Darlings.” On Tuesday, Aug. 2 at 11:00 a.m. ET, join The Post’s Dave Jorgenson for a conversation with Bhatt about her wide-ranging career, how she sees the next wave of Indian entertainment and her upcoming projects.
  • Aug 2

Arkansas Gov. Hutchinson on abortion and the future of the Republican Party

He’s a conservative governor wrestling with the impact of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade. On Monday, Aug. 1 at 10:00 a.m. ET, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) joins Washington Post Live anchor Leigh Ann Caldwell to explain one regret he has about an abortion law he signed three years ago, why he believes Donald Trump has been disqualified from a 2024 presidential run and whether the term-limited governor will make a run for the Oval Office himself.
  • Aug 1

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, July 29 at 9:00am ET.
  • Jul 29

Howard and Edgerton on new film about 2018 rescue of Thai soccer team

Academy Award winner Ron Howard’s latest film “Thirteen Lives” recounts the true story of the global effort in 2018 to rescue a Thai soccer team that was trapped in a flooded cave for 18 days. On Thursday, July 28 at 1:00 p.m. ET, Howard and actor Joel Edgerton join The Post’s Jacqueline Alemany to discuss the upcoming movie and the process of recreating the dramatic rescue that captivated the world.
  • Jul 28

Rep. Kat Cammack on post-Roe landscape and the Republican party

As the country continues to wrestle with the fallout from the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade last month, House Pro-Life Caucus co-chair Rep. Kat Cammack (R-Fla.) joins Washington Post Live on Thursday, July 28 at 10:00 a.m. ET to reveal her personal story of what the abortion issue means to her. She will explain why she believes the proper role to decide abortion is with the states and why she opposes congressional Democrats’ attempts to codify abortion rights.
  • Jul 28

Ryan Reynolds on his growing business empire

Hollywood, one of the most competitive ecosystems in the world, is witnessing a new era of star entrepreneurship. On Wednesday, July 27 at 3:00 p.m. ET, Ryan Reynolds joins Washington Post deputy business editor Damian Paletta to discuss his growing business empire, philanthropy and this new model of movie stardom.
  • Jul 27

Jason Kander on politics and PTSD

Once a rising star in the Democratic party, veteran Jason Kander’s post-traumatic stress disorder forced him to withdraw from public life. On Wednesday, July 27 at 1:30 p.m. ET, Kander joins Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart to discuss this experience in his new book “Invisible Storm: A Soldier’s Memoir of Politics and PTSD.”
  • Jul 27

Two key senators on their legislation to help the U.S. semiconductor sector

The U.S. semiconductor industry is trying to become more competitive with China and bring chip manufacturing back to the United States. As new legislation advances through Congress, two key senators are pushing for Congress to act now. Join Washington Post Live on Tuesday, July 26 at 4:10 p.m. ET to hear how Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) and Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) hope to help American businesses with manufacturing and advanced technologies, bolster national security and get their bill to President Biden soon for his signature.
  • Jul 26
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