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First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, Hugh Hewitt, Annie Linskey & 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, January 21 at 9:00 a.m. ET.
Upcoming Programs

Future of the Supreme Court with Thomas Griffith & Cristina Rodriguez

President Biden’s Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States recently issued a report that assessed proposals for reform, including term limits and whether Congress should expand the court beyond its current nine seats. Join Washington Post Supreme Court reporter Robert Barnes in conversation with former federal judge Thomas Griffith and Yale Law School professor Cristina Rodriguez as they discuss their work with the Commission, the future of the Supreme Court and how the current makeup of the Court might impact pending cases.
  • Friday, January 21 at 11:00 AM EST

“Being the Ricardos” A Conversation with Javier Bardem

Academy Award-winner Javier Bardem takes on the role of Desi Arnaz in his latest film, “Being the Ricardos.” The movie chronicles a fraught week as Arnaz and Lucille Ball face a series of professional and personal crises that threaten their show, “I Love Lucy,” and their marriage. Join Washington Post chief film critic Ann Hornaday on Monday, Jan. 24 at 1:00 p.m. ET for a conversation with Bardem about preparation for this role and other highlights from his career.
  • Monday, January 24 at 1:00 PM EST

Coronavirus: Impact on Children with Kurt Newman, MD

With the continued spread of the omicron variant, new hospitalizations for children under 18 have hit record highs, leaving children's hospitals reeling from an unprecedented strain. On Tuesday, Jan. 25 at 10:00 a.m. ET, Kurt Newman, MD, president and CEO of Children's National Hospital, joins Washington Post Live to talk about the outsized impact of coronavirus on children and the path forward for pediatric vaccine distribution.
  • Tuesday, January 25 at 10:00 AM EST

“Capehart” with Barbara F. Walter

In the year since the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, questions have lingered over whether the country is on the brink of conflict and fission. In “How Civil Wars Start,” political scientist and author Barbara F. Walter assesses stability and risk of violence in many countries abroad to lay out a case for why the United States may be headed towards a second civil war. Join Washington Post’s Jonathan Capehart for a conversation with the author on Wednesday, Jan 26. At 1:00 p.m. ET.
  • Wednesday, January 26 at 1:00 PM EST

117th Congress: House Majority Whip Rep. James E. Clyburn (D-S.C.)

He’s one of the most influential Democrats on Capitol Hill and a key supporter of President Biden’s agenda. Join Washington Post Live on Thursday, Jan. 27 at 11:00 a.m. ET, when Rep. James E. Clyburn (D-S.C.) talks with Washington Post congressional reporter Marianna Sotomayor about voting rights legislation, the “Build Back Better” plan and why the president’s priorities have been stalled in Congress.
  • Thursday, January 27 at 11:00 AM EST

First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, E.J. Dionne & Jennifer Rubin

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, January 28 at 9:00 a.m. ET.
  • Friday, January 28 at 9:00 AM EST

Race in America: The Power of Representation with Rep. Tony Gonzales (R-Tex.)

Rep. Tony Gonzales (R-Tex.), whose district stretches from El Paso to San Antonio, was recently named co-chair of the Congressional Hispanic Conference. On Friday, Jan. 28 at 10:00 a.m. ET, Gonzales joins congressional reporter Marianna Sotomayor to discuss the organization’s policy priorities, the Republican party’s gains with Latinos and why he is urging conservatives to talk more about race
  • Friday, January 28 at 10:00 AM EST
Past Programs

Race in America: Giving Voice with Quiara Alegría Hudes

Quiara Alegría Hudes is a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright who also wrote the book for the musical “In the Heights” and screenplay for its film adaptation. On Thursday, Jan. 20 at 11:00 a.m. ET, Washington Post national correspondent Arelis R. Hernández speaks with Hudes about her memoir “My Broken Language,” on growing up between cultures and how her roots have shaped her creative voice.
  • 17 hours ago

The Biden Administration: Cedric Richmond

Former Louisiana congressman Cedric Richmond is a senior advisor to the president and director of the White House Office of Public Engagement. As President Biden completes his first year in office, Richmond joins Washington Post Live to discuss the administration’s efforts to address COVID-19 and other crises, what he considers its biggest achievements and the top priorities for year two. Join Washington Post opinions writer Jonathan Capehart on Thursday, Jan. 20 at 9:30 a.m. ET.
  • 18 hours ago

Valerie Bertinelli, Author, “Enough Already: Learning to Love the Way I Am Today”

Valerie Bertinelli is an Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning actor, best-selling author and star of the Food Network show, “Valerie’s Home Cooking.” In her new book, “Enough Already: Learning to Love the Way I Am Today,” Bertinelli shares stories on her long TV career, her rock-and-roll marriage to Eddie Van Halen and her loves and losses along the way. Join Washington Post national arts reporter Geoff Edgers on Wednesday, Jan. 19 at 4:00 p.m. ET.
  • 1 day ago

Coronavirus: A National Strategy with Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD & Céline Gounder, MD

As coronavirus cases and hospitalizations continue to rise, the Biden administration is aiming to make high-quality masks available to all Americans for free. On Wednesday, Jan. 19 at 1:30 p.m. E.T., Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD and Céline Gounder, MD, former health advisers to President Biden's transition team, join Washington Post Live to lay out a new national strategy for living with COVID-19, rather than continuing efforts to eradicate the virus. They will also discuss the latest developments with the omicron variant, the national booster campaign, testing and mounting pressure on the U.S. health-care system as staff shortages and lack of ICU beds complicate care.
  • 1 day ago

Leadership During Crisis with New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu

New Hampshire is again dealing with a record number of COVID-19 cases. Join Washington Post Live on Wednesday, Jan. 19 at 11:00 a.m. ET for a conversation with New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu (R) about his strategy in dealing with the omicron and delta variants, his use of the National Guard to aid health-care facilities and his decision not to run for the U.S. Senate in 2022 but seek a fourth term as governor.
  • 1 day ago

WP Subscriber Exclusive: Carl Bernstein, Author, “Chasing History: A Kid in the Newsroom”

Carl Bernstein is a pioneer of investigative journalism, becoming a household name in the 1970s after he and Bob Woodward broke the Watergate scandal and co-authored the Pulitzer Prize-winning “All the President’s Men.” From self-taught teenage newspaper copyboy to award-winning reporter, Bernstein recounts his remarkable career in his new memoir, “Chasing History: A Kid in the Newsroom.” In this subscriber-exclusive event, Bernstein will share his stories of building a career during a time of great social and cultural change and give his perspective on the current challenges to American democracy. Bernstein will answer subscriber questions, and the first 200 subscribers to sign up for this virtual event will receive a free copy of “Chasing History.” Join Washington Post investigative reporter Carol Leonnig on Tuesday, Jan. 18 at 12:00 p.m. ET.
  • 2 days ago

“Capehart” with Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations

As the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield represents the United States’ global interests. Thomas-Greenfield, a career diplomat with more than 35 years in the U.S. Foreign Service, joins Washington Post Live as we approach the one-year mark of the Biden administration to discuss its foreign policy track record so far, and its goal to strengthen democracy and oppose the rise of authoritarianism around the world. Join Washington Post opinions writer Jonathan Capehart on Tuesday, Jan. 18 at 10:30 a.m. ET.
  • 2 days ago

Race in America: Voting Rights with Martin Luther King III

The family of Martin Luther King Jr. is calling for “no celebration” on MLK Day if Congress has not passed voting rights legislation. On Friday, Jan. 14 at 11:00 a.m. ET, Martin Luther King III, the late civil rights leader’s eldest son and the chair of the Drum Major Institute, discusses his push around voting rights, what he thinks Congress should do about the filibuster and the lessons from his father’s enduring legacy.
  • 6 days ago

First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, Donna F. Edwards, Frances Stead Sellers & 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, January 14 at 9:00 a.m. ET.
  • 6 days ago

Securing Cyberspace with Dmitri Alperovitch, Jeremy Sheridan & Tonya Ugoretz

Join Washington Post Live on Thursday, Jan. 13 at 11:00 a.m. ET for a three-part conversation about the growing cyber threat landscape. Hosted by the Washington Post’s national security reporter Ellen Nakashima, this program features assistant director for the Office of Investigations at the United States Secret Service Jeremy Sheridan, deputy assistant director for the Cyber Readiness, Outreach and Intelligence Branch at the Federal Bureau of Investigations Tonya Ugoretz and chair of the Silverado Policy Accelerator Dmitri Alperovitch.
  • Jan 13

“Capehart” with Rev. Al Sharpton

Rev. Al Sharpton is a longtime civil rights activist, former presidential candidate and founder and president of the National Action Network. In his new book, “Righteous Troublemakers: Untold Stories of the Social Justice Movement in America,” Sharpton chronicles the tumultuous year following the death of George Floyd and shines a light on the everyday heroes fighting to advance equal justice for all. Join Washington Post opinions writer Jonathan Capehart on Thursday, Jan. 13 at 9:30 a.m. ET.
  • Jan 13

Protecting Public Safety with Los Angeles Deputy Chief Emada Tingirides

Cities across the country are grappling with a surge in violent crime. As part of our continuing Protecting Public Safety series, Emada Tingirides, deputy chief of the Los Angeles Police Department and a member of the Council on Criminal Justice Violent Crime Working Group, joins Washington Post Live on Wednesday, Jan. 12 at 4:00 p.m. ET to discuss new recommendations on how to respond and what is contributing to the spike including in her city.
  • Jan 12

The Early 202: Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Tex.)

Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Tex.) is one of Capitol Hill’s leading voices on taxes, spending and free trade. On Wednesday, Jan. 12 at 11:00 a.m. ET, Brady talks with Jacqueline Alemany, author of The Early 202 newsletter, about his opposition to President Biden’s “Build Back Better” plan and why he believes massive government spending will only fuel inflation and lessen Americans’ spending power.
  • Jan 12

Lindsey Vonn, Author, “Rise: My Story”

Lindsey Vonn is a world champion athlete, three-time Olympic medalist and the most decorated female skier in history. In her first memoir, “Rise: My Story,” Vonn shares stories of her record-breaking skiing career, her struggle with depression and the bold decisions that helped her break down barriers on and off the slopes. Join Washington Post opinions writer Jonathan Capehart on Tuesday, Jan. 11 at 1:00 p.m. ET.
  • Jan 11

Information Disorder with Damian Collins MP & Will Hurd

Disinformation is a global security threat -- interfering with elections, contributing to the rise of authoritarian sentiments and spreading harmful medical misinformation about COVID-19. On Tuesday, Jan. 11, join thought leaders and key players for a discussion on the outsized impact disinformation campaigns have had around the world and what solutions are necessary to curb a global information disorder.
  • Jan 11

Ginger Zee, ABC News Chief Meteorologist & Author, “A Little Closer to Home: How I Found the Calm After the Storm”

ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee helped lessen the stigma surrounding mental health issues by sharing her story in her bestseller, “Natural Disasters.” Now, in her latest book, “A Little Closer to Home: How I Found the Calm After the Storm,” Zee reveals even more personal details behind the person you see on television, including her ongoing struggles with depression, suicide attempts and other serious challenges that millions of people face every day. Join Washington Post staff writer Sarah Ellison on Tuesday, Jan. 11 at 10:00 a.m. ET.
  • Jan 11

Coronavirus: The Next Six Months with Jerome Adams, MD & Leana S. Wen, MD

As the world enters year three of the COVID-19 pandemic, Washington Post Live talks about what challenges and opportunities lay ahead the next six months, as vaccines and variants continue to change the landscape for public health security. On Monday, Jan. 10 at 12:30 p.m. ET, former U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, MD, and emergency physician and professor of health policy Leana S. Wen, MD, discuss the latest developments with the omicron variant and what this means for the country.
  • Jan 10

Afghan Refugee Crisis with Filippo Grandi

As the Afghan winter sets in, the United Nations Refugee Agency is appealing for more support amid acute and increasing humanitarian needs for the 3.5 million people displaced by regional conflict. Join Washington Post Live on Friday, Jan. 7 at 11:00 a.m. ET for a conversation with the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, about the escalating needs of refugees in Afghanistan.
  • Jan 7

First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, E.J. Dionne, Paul Kane & Jennifer Rubin

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, January 7 at 9:00 a.m. ET.
  • Jan 7

Jan. 6: One Year Later with Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.)

Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) chairs the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. On Thursday, Jan. 6 at 3:45 p.m. ET, Jonathan Capehart speaks with Thompson about what the committee has learned, the next phase of its work and how the attack impacted Congress and the country.
  • Jan 6
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