Starbucks COO Rosalind Brewer on race and leadership
Starbucks COO Rosalind Brewer joined Jonathan at a live event in June to talk about race, leadership and what happened at that Philadelphia Starbucks.
3 Dec 2019
Hillary Clinton reflects with raw honesty on Trump and 2016
Hillary Clinton joins Jonathan and talks about why she wanted to be president, coming to terms with the fact that people don't like her, and sexism and misogyny.
28 Nov 2017
Michael Wolff in depth on his unprecedented access to Trump
The controversial author of 'Fire and Fury' discusses his sourcing, his access, and details in the book that have everyone talking.This is a live recording of a Politics & Prose event at Sixth & I in Washington, D.C.
23 Jan 2018
The real reason people say 'I'm not racist, but'
Justin Gest, author of 'The New Minority: White Working Class Politics in an Age of Immigration and Inequality' discusses why working-class whites continue to stick by President Trump.
6 Jun 2017
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4 May 2018
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3 Jul 2018
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24 Jul 2018
Senator Doug Jones says Mueller investigation 'has never been a witch hunt.'
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11 Dec 2018
Howard Dean on young voters: ‘These people are not Democrats’
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12 Sep 2017
Eric Holder on running for president: ‘I think I’ve got the guts’
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Inside Andrew Gillum’s campaign to become Florida’s first black governor
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28 Aug 2018
Michael Steele's State of the Union
President Trump delivers his first State of the Union address but former chair of the Republican party Michael Steele says after one year of the Trump presidency, the state of the union is shaky.
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