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Prognosis 2021 with Vivek Murthy & Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.)

Health care was one of the leading concerns among voters nationwide on Election Day. Now, amidst a worsening pandemic, all eyes are on Washington, with a new administration and the 117th Congress now in power. Washington Post Live will interview President Biden’s choice for Surgeon General, Vivek Murthy, MD, to hear what to expect from a Biden administration, as well as assess progress on the country’s COVID-19 response, testing and vaccine development. We’ll also hear from influential Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.), MD, both in conversation with Washington Post health policy reporter, Paige Winfield Cunningham. Join us live Thursday, Jan. 28 at 12:00 p.m. ET.
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Be Well: Leading with Purpose with Neil Blumenthal, Ursula Burns & Erika James

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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First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, Ashley Parker, Henry Olsen & Catherine Rampell

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. 29 at 9:00 a.m. ET.
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The Path Forward: The Global Economy with Ray Dalio

In the face of economic uncertainty and a new Biden presidency, billionaire hedge fund manager and philanthropist Ray Dalio joins Washington Post columnist David Ignatius to discuss the massive gaps in wealth, value and politics. Dalio addresses what Biden can do to restore U.S. prosperity and cautions the world not to fear China’s economic potential.
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A Conversation with Rep. Val Demings (D-Fla.)

She started her career as a social worker, became chief of the Orlando Police Department, and is now a member of Congress. She was also on President Biden’s shortlist as a possible vice-presidential candidate. As the nation grapples with a global pandemic and the aftermath of the assault on the Capitol, Rep. Val Demings (D-Fla.) joins Power Up newsletter anchor Jacqueline Alemany to discuss how Congress is charting a course forward, her legislative priorities and the ongoing fight for racial justice. Join Washington Post Live on Tuesday, Feb. 2 at 2:30 p.m. ET. This conversation is in partnership with PowerToFly, part of Diversity Reboot 2021.
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Past Programs

Race in America: Breaking Barriers with Rita Moreno

Legendary actress and singer Rita Moreno has dazzled audiences for the better part of seven decades on stage and on screen. Her life and career are the subject of the new documentary, “Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It.” On Wednesday, Jan. 27 at 2:30 p.m. ET, Moreno joins Washington Post national correspondent Arelis R. Hernández to discuss the documentary, the prejudices she battled in the entertainment industry and the power of representation.
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A Washington Post Live Special: Melinda & Bill Gates

As coronavirus cases inch towards 100 million worldwide, rapidly spreading mutations make effective distribution of vaccines all the more important. Melinda and Bill Gates will join Washington Post senior writer Frances Stead Sellers for a special Washington Post Live program focused on the impact of COVID-19 around the world, the rollout of vaccines, how to prioritize an equitable recovery and how to prepare for the next pandemic. Join the two-part conversation on Wednesday, Jan. 27, starting with Melinda Gates at 12:00 p.m. E.T., followed by Bill Gates at 12:30 p.m. E.T.
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The Future of Work with Aparna Bawa, Adam Grant & Susan Lund

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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The Path Forward: Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr.

Washington Post columnist David Ignatius sits down with Air Force chief of staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr., to discuss what it means to be the first Black chief of a U.S. military service, how AI will reshape air combat and countering the China threat. Join Washington Post Live on Monday, Jan. 25 at 9:30 a.m. ET.
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Coronavirus: Leadership During Crisis with Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers

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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First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, Hugh Hewitt, Annie Linskey & Ruth Marcus

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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New Government: The First 100 Days with Rep. Nikema Williams

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have been sworn in as the president and vice president of the United States in a historic inauguration ceremony. As this new era in American politics begins, a freshman member of the 117th Congress offers her perspective on critical issues facing the incoming administration and lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Rep. Nikema Williams (D-Ga.) will talk with Washington Post opinions editor-at-large, Michael Duffy on Thursday, Jan. 21 at 2:00 p.m. ET.
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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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New Government with House Majority Whip Rep. James E. Clyburn (D-S.C.)

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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New Government with Ronald A. Klain

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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