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Oct. 27 at 11 a.m. ET

The Future Reset: A Safe Reopening

As the country begins to reopen schools and businesses, there is a clear need for guidance on how to do so safely, including protocols on smart testing that efficiently reduces overall transmission and prioritizes our most vulnerable, hardest-hit populations. In the absence of formal guidance, support and coordination from the federal government, public-private collaborations have stepped in to fill this gap.Washington Post Live will gather the authors and implementers of a new, first-of-its kind report that provides a framework for public health officials schools and community leaders on how to use COVID-19 screening test strategies in open and operate safely. Tune in on Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 11:00 a.m. ET.
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Small businesses account for nearly half of the nation’s gross domestic product. After the coronavirus crisis led to uneven government regulation and lack of access to capital investment, the very survival of many small businesses is at stake. On Wednesday, Oct. 28, Washington Post Live will look at both the federal and state roles regarding regulation, relief interventions and access to capital. We’ll also examine how new hurdles have changed the small-business model as they learn to sink or swim, and look at how new technologies can help brick-and-mortar businesses spur new growth.
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Join Post Live Election Daily, hosted by national political reporter Robert Costa, for a daily snapshot of the state of the 2020 election in a fast-paced, 30-minute program. Starting at 1:00 PM ET on Wednesday, Oct. 28, tune in for the day’s political headlines, the inside track on key congressional races and the behind-the-scenes assessment on the presidential race in top battleground states. Each day we’ll look at the latest polling and analysis and hear from key newsmakers and top political players.
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5G technology is poised to transform the technological landscape across this country and around the world. It promises to accelerate data speeds, improve quality and unlock connectivity between machines, material and people. U.S cities of every size are welcoming this state-of-the-art technology, as the global race for 5G is changing the dynamics around national security and the development of new technologies worldwide. Washington Post Live will convene key mayors to discuss how they are guiding their cities through this transformation, as well as top lawmakers to assess the role national security is playing during this pivotal time as governments from the U.S. to China vie for dominance in 5G.
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Eric Holder is the chairman of the National Democratic Redistricting Committee and served as 82nd attorney general of the United States under President Obama. Holder joins national political reporter Robert Costa on Post Live Election Daily to discuss combating voter suppression in the 2020 election. Join Washington Post Live on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 1:00 p.m. ET.
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The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed how vulnerable the world population is to the next deadly virus. Understanding how these viruses spread through human populations and where they come from is vital to prevent the next global public health crisis. The Washington Post brings together epidemiologist Christopher Golden, PhD, and field scientist Kendra Phelps, PhD, to discuss National Geographic's new series about how scientists are piecing together cultural, medical and environmental factors to trace the origins of deadly diseases and help stave off future pandemics. Tune in on Friday, Oct. 30 at 4:00 p.m. ET.
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For 30 years, the Courage in Journalism Awards have honored more than 100 brave women journalists from 56 countries who refuse to step aside or be silenced in their pursuit of the truth. In 2020, as government oppression, harassment, accusations of fake news and growing mistrust of the media threaten press freedom globally, women journalists’ voices are under attack. Join us to celebrate three decades of the bravery and honor this year’s courageous journalists persisting to report against all odds.
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Lynne Cheney has seen presidential leadership up close including eight years as second lady of the United States. In her new book, “The Virginia Dynasty: Four Presidents and the Creation of the American Nation,” Cheney, a best-selling historian and author, highlights the leadership of four of the nation’s first five presidents. Join Washington Post national political reporter Robert Costa in conversation with Cheney on Monday, Oct. 26 at 2:00 p.m. ET.
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When the coronavirus hit, CVS Health quickly built drive-thru through COVID-19 testing capabilities, significantly increased prescription delivery and expanded access to telemedicine. As president & CEO of CVS Health, one of the largest health-care companies in the U.S., Larry Merlo says he puts consumers at the center of every decision his company makes. How does that focus on the consumer and lessons learned throughout the pandemic guide his thinking for the future? Washington Post columnist David Ignatius talks with Merlo about his company’s strategy and what’s next for the health-care industry. Join Washington Post Live on Friday, Oct. 23 at 12:00 p.m. ET.
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Washington Post Live’s “First Look” live roundtable show offers a smart, inside take on the day’s politics. Jonathan Capehart will host a reporter debrief that will followed by a roundtable discussion with Post opinions columnists. Join us on Oct. 23 at 9:00 a.m.
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On Thursday, Oct. 22, Jonathan Capehart will sit down with Renee Montgomery, point guard for the Atlanta Dream and 11-year WNBA veteran. Earlier this year, Montgomery became the first in her league to declare she had opted out of the WNBA’s season. Instead, she has spent the year working to fight racism, social injustice and voter suppression. Montgomery will discuss her work in Atlanta, and how she’s connecting with players across the country to help create systemic change.
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John O. Brennan was named CIA director in 2013. In his new memoir, “Undaunted: My Fight Against America's Enemies, At Home And Abroad,” the former spy chief claims the biggest threat to the nation is now from within, not from a foreign adversary. Washington Post columnist David Ignatius interviews Brennan on Thursday, Oct. 22 at 9:30 a.m. ET.
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Alicia Garza is an activist and organizer who co-founded Black Lives Matter. She is the host of the “Lady Don’t Take No” podcast, and the author of the new book, “The Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart.” Garza continues to fight racial injustice and inequity as the principal at the Black Futures Lab and the Black to the Future Action Fund, and as the special projects director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance. Garza joins Washington Post Pulitzer Prize-winning senior critic-at-large Robin Givhan to discuss what it means to do the work of organizing a movement and creating change. Join Washington Post Live on Tuesday, Oct. 20 at 2:00 pm ET.
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Iceland has been widely commended for its effective response to the pandemic – it was rated one of the top 14 safest countries in the world for COVID-19 and continues to have some of the lowest deaths per capita. Iceland Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir speaks with Washington Post foreign affairs columnist David Ignatius about what other countries can learn from the small island nation’s crisis management and how it is preparing to handle the resurgence of the virus in Europe and possible second wave across the globe. Tune in on Tuesday, Oct. 20 at 9:30 a.m. ET.
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