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Building Ahead: Supply Chain Resiliency with John Drake & Gene Seroka

Record shortages this holiday season are predicted due to unprecedented supply chain problems. On Thursday, Dec. 9 at 10:00 a.m. ET, Washington Post Live examines the impact, causes and potential solutions with Gene Seroka, the executive director of the Port of Los Angeles, and other key players.
Upcoming Programs

“Capehart” with Jonathan Capehart & Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-N.Y.)

He is tasked with keeping the House of Representatives in Democratic hands when voters go to the polls in next year’s midterm election. On Thursday, Dec. 9 at 1:00 p.m. ET, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-N.Y.), chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, talks with Jonathan Capehart about the key issues he believes will dominate the 2022 election cycle and his strategy for keeping the speaker’s gavel in the hands of the Democratic party.
  • Thursday, December 09 at 1:00 PM EST

Reinventing Small Business with Rep. Sharice Davids (D-Kan.), Kim Pham & Vanessa Pham

The pandemic has had an outsized impact on small businesses that have faced labor market disruptions and supply chain shortages. Join Washington Post Live on Thursday, Dec. 9 at 3:00 p.m. ET for a series of conversations about how small businesses are responding to new pressures in the economy and addressing challenges with rising inflation, limited cash reserves and hiring and retaining employees, featuring sisters and business partners Vanessa Pham and Kim Pham who co-founded a direct-to-consumer food brand, and Rep. Sharice Davids (D-Kan.), chair of the House Small Business Subcommittee for Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access.
  • Thursday, December 09 at 3:00 PM EST

First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, Hugh Hewitt & Eugene Robinson

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, December 10 at 9:00 a.m. ET.
  • Friday, December 10 at 9:00 AM EST

Race in America: Giving Voice with Billy Porter

Billy Porter is an actor, singer, director, composer and playwright who has won an Emmy, Grammy and Tony. On Friday, Dec. 10 at 1:00 p.m. ET, Washington Post opinions writer Jonathan Capehart speaks with Porter about his new memoir, his role on the groundbreaking drama “Pose” and the healing power of art.
  • Friday, December 10 at 1:00 PM EST

Protecting Our Planet: Investing in Green Energy with John Doerr & Kelly Speakes-Backman

Join Washington Post Live on Monday, Dec. 13 at 11:00 a.m. ET for a series of conversations about investing in green energy. Venture capitalist and author John Doerr and other industry experts discuss how green energy investments impact manufacturing, business development and international trade.
  • Monday, December 13 at 11:00 AM EST

Race in America: Giving Voice with Gloria Calderón Kellett

Gloria Calderón Kellett has a wide-ranging career as an actor, director, screenwriter and showrunner. On Monday, Dec. 13 at 1:30 p.m. ET, Washington Post national correspondent Arelis R. Hernández speaks with Calderón Kellett about her new comedy series, “With Love,” her mission to reflect more joy in the representation of Latinos on screen and the changing entertainment landscape for creators.
  • Monday, December 13 at 1:30 PM EST

“Capehart” with Jonathan Capehart, Rex Miller & Sam Pollard

The first Black man to win the Australian Open, the U.S. Open and Wimbledon, Arthur Ashe is the focus of a new documentary “Citizen Ashe” that details the life and career of the barrier-breaking tennis champion. On Tuesday, Dec. 14 at 11:00 a.m. ET, co-directors Rex Miller and Sam Pollard join Jonathan Capehart to discuss Ashe’s legacy in sports, his activism in fighting apartheid in South Africa and raising awareness about the AIDs epidemic.
  • Tuesday, December 14 at 11:00 AM EST

The Path Forward: Manufacturing with Revathi Advaithi

As one of the world’s largest manufacturing services companies, Flex sits at the center of the global supply chain. On Thursday, Dec. 16 at 11:00 a.m. ET, Washington Post editorial writer and columnist Heather Long speaks with Revathi Advaithi, CEO of Flex, about the structural causes and potential solutions for the current supply chain bottlenecks, the future of manufacturing and leading a company with over 160,000 employees in 30 countries through the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Thursday, December 16 at 11:00 AM EST
Past Programs

The Optimist: A Conversation with Amanda Kloots

Amanda Kloots, Broadway actress and co-host of “The Talk,” is also the author of “Live Your Life,” a new book about love, loss and life with her husband Nick Cordero, whose public battle with coronavirus and tragic death captured headlines around the world. On Wednesday, Dec. 8 at 4:00 p.m. ET, Kloots joins Washington Post senior writer Frances Stead Sellers to share stories from her book, reflect on the path forward after experiencing loss and to offer her personal message of optimism, encouragement and faith in these challenging times.
  • 17 hours ago

50 Years at The Washington Post: Bob Woodward

Bob Woodward started working at The Washington Post in 1971. Best known for his reporting on the Watergate scandal in 1972, he went on to cover nine U.S. presidents, share in two Pulitzer Prizes and write 21 best-selling books. On Wednesday, Dec. 8 at 12:00 p.m. ET, in a special Washington Post Live program, the veteran journalist and acclaimed author will be interviewed by his wife, Elsa Walsh, former New Yorker and Washington Post staff writer, about his storied 50-year career at the Post and his contributions to journalism.
  • 21 hours ago

COVID 2022 with Gustavo Balderas, Debra Duardo & Anthony S. Fauci, MD

The emergence of the omicron variant is bringing new urgency to the U.S. fight against the coronavirus. As the holidays approach and cases rise, officials are enacting stricter travel and testing guidelines, and telling schools to prepare for a pandemic winter. On Wednesday, Dec. 8 at 10:30 a.m. ET, join the nation's leading infectious disease expert, Anthony S. Fauci, MD, and top school superintendents for a status report on COVID-19 as we look to 2022 -- from the latest on the omicron variant to a progress report on how schools are dealing with the ongoing pandemic.
  • 23 hours ago

Veterans and the Digital Divide with Robin Kelleher & U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough

19 million U.S. veterans face a variety of health-care challenges, from toxic exposures to depression to chronic pain, many exacerbated by the digital divide. Join Washington Post Live on Monday, Dec. 6 at 9:00 a.m. ET as we hear from Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough and other veterans’ advocates about the best ways to further improve health-care options, and calibrate strategies for veterans reconnecting with family, finding work and reengaging with community.
  • 3 days ago

Brian Baumgartner, Author, “Welcome to Dunder Mifflin: The Ultimate Oral History of The Office”

Actor and producer Brian Baumgartner is best known for his role as the accountant Kevin Malone in the hit sitcom, “The Office.” Join Washington Post staff writer Sarah Ellison on Friday, Dec. 3 at 2:30 p.m. ET when she talks with Baumgartner about the popular show’s best moments and his new book, “Welcome to Dunder Mifflin: The Ultimate Oral History of The Office.”
  • 5 days ago

117th Congress: Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.)

Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), vice-chair of the Problem Solvers Caucus, was one of 13 House Republicans to vote for the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill. On Thursday, Dec. 2 at 10:00 a.m. ET, Upton joins Washington Post Live to discuss the historic investments in the new law, the latest on the Jan. 6 probe and the nation's fight against COVID-19.
  • 5 days ago

First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, Dan Balz, Ruth Marcus & George F. 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, December 3 at 9:00 a.m. ET.
  • 6 days ago

“Capehart” with Jonathan Capehart, Terence Blanchard & Charles M. Blow

The first opera by a Black composer presented at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, “Fire Shut Up in My Bones,” is based on New York Times columnist Charles M. Blow’s memoir of his traumatic youth in Louisiana and his meteoric rise as one of today’s most recognized columnists. On Thursday, Dec. 2 at 2:00 p.m. ET, Blow and Grammy Award-winning jazz musician and composer, Terence Blanchard, join Jonathan Capehart for a conversation about making history and the watershed moment for American opera.
  • 6 days ago

Race in America: Entrepreneurship with Cheetie Kumar & Tristan Walker

Minority-owned businesses have long faced systemic barriers that have been underlined amidst the coronavirus pandemic and nationwide protests over racial injustice. On Thursday, Dec. 2 at 12:00 p.m. ET, Tristan Walker, CEO & founder of Walker & Company Brands, and Cheetie Kumar, a North Carolina restaurant owner and chef, each share their journeys as entrepreneurs, how they have used their platforms to affect change and how technology has opened up new ways to reach customers and create community during the pandemic.
  • 6 days ago

Coronavirus: Global Vaccine Equity with José Manuel Barroso

José Manuel Barroso, board chair of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, is working to ensure global, equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines. On Wednesday, Dec. 1 at 2:00 p.m. ET, Barroso joins Washington Post Live to discuss navigating the global vaccine divide, rising coronavirus cases in Europe and how global health leaders are preparing for the next pandemic.
  • Dec 1

“Trafficked” A Conversation with Mariana van Zeller

Join Peabody and duPont Award-winning journalist Mariana van Zeller for a rare, in-depth conversation previewing the new season of National Geographic's "Trafficked." The 10-part series offers viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the underworld's most dangerous black markets -- from California to West Africa. Join this discussion ahead of the anticipated season premiere on Wednesday, Nov. 30 at 3:00 p.m. ET.
  • Nov 30

Disability in America with Sinéad Burke, Wesley Hamilton & Jeffrey Mansfield

Society was created for individuals with specific physical abilities. Some disability advocates would argue that this reality has bred ingenuity and adaptability among disabled people that drives innovative, technological change. Join Washington Post Live on Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 1:30 p.m. ET for a conversation that explores how disability drives innovation featuring founder and CEO of Tilting the Lens Sinéad Burke, entrepreneur Wesley Hamilton and architect Jeffrey Mansfield.
  • Nov 30

A New Call to Action with Robert M. Gates & Stefanie Tompkins, PhD

The United States is experiencing a crisis in government public service. Appreciation and respect for government service has steadily declined since the 1960s. Washington Post Live will gather a major statesman of the last 40 years and a significant current policymaker for this important discussion. Join the 22nd U.S. Secretary of Defense, Robert Gates and Stefanie Tompkins, the director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) on Friday, Nov. 19 at 2:30 p.m. ET. They will evaluate strategies to galvanize a new generation to go into public service and instill a fresh dynamic that builds a “start-up” kind of enthusiasm, whether that involves designing the next lunar mission for NASA, deploying AI for national cybersecurity or shaping strategy at the Pentagon and White House.
  • Nov 19

Race in America: History Matters with Angeline Boulley & Kevin Gover

Native American Heritage Month in November is a time to mark the diverse cultures, histories and contributions of native people. On Friday, Nov. 19 at 11:00 a.m. ET, Kevin Gover, the Smithsonian’s under secretary for museums and culture, and Angeline Boulley, author of the bestselling book, “'Firekeeper's Daughter,” discuss their reflections and personal journeys.
  • Nov 19

First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, Charles Lane, Annie Linskey & Ruth Marcus

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, November 19 at 9:00 a.m. ET.
  • Nov 19

The Future of Money with Max Levchin & Eswar Prasad

The future of money is evolving in real time. The emergence of cryptocurrencies, the continued shift to e-commerce and contactless payments during the pandemic and the rise of “buy now, pay later” options are transforming both our economy and how people spend their money. On Thursday, Nov. 18 at 3:00 p.m. ET, Christina Passariello speaks with Affirm CEO Max Levchin and Cornell University professor & author Eswar Prasad about the evolution of the financial industry and implications for payments security.
  • Nov 18

Free to State with Katie Harbath & Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.)

In the aftermath of the Jan. 6 attack, the suspension of high-profile social media accounts and the viral spread of misinformation, the stakes for free speech have never been higher. Join Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and former Facebook executive Katie Harbath on Wednesday, Nov. 17 at 4:30 p.m. ET for a robust series of discussions focused on the weaponization of misinformation, the efforts to hold social media companies accountable and the push for more media literacy to combat the spread of conspiracy theories.
  • Nov 17

Chris Christie, Former New Jersey Governor and Author, “Republican Rescue: Saving the Party from Truth Deniers, Conspiracy Theorists, and the Dangerous Policies of Joe Biden”

As the Republican governor of New Jersey, one of the nation’s bluest states, Chris Christie embraced bipartisan politics. Now his focus has turned to saving his own party. In his new book, “Republican Rescue: Saving the Party from Truth Deniers, Conspiracy Theorists, and the Dangerous Policies of Joe Biden,” the former presidential candidate gives his unfiltered take on the Biden agenda and how to save the future of the GOP. Join Washington Post deputy editorial page editor Karen Tumulty at Washington Post Live on Wednesday, Nov. 17 at 3:00 p.m. ET.
  • Nov 17

“Mayor of Kingstown” with Jeremy Renner & Dianne Wiest

From the creators of “Yellowstone” comes a new show, tackling themes of systemic racism, corruption and inequality. “Mayor of Kingstown” follows one family in Kingstown, Mich., where the business of incarceration is the only thriving industry. Join Washington Post Live on Wednesday, Nov. 17 for a conversation about the new series with members of the cast.
  • Nov 17

Chasing Cancer with Carol L. Brown, MD, Sanjay Juneja, MD & Karen Winkfield, MD, PhD

Even before COVID-19, African Americans had the lowest survival rates for most types of cancer. As the nation continues to navigate its way out of the pandemic, many doctors fear those inequalities are worsening. On Wednesday, Nov. 17 at 12:00 p.m. ET, join Washington Post Live for a program examining cancer outcomes through the lens of health equity. Experts will present solutions for closing the treatment and survival gaps when it comes to race, economic status and the social determinants of health.
  • Nov 17
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