Rank #1: Oscar Winner Tom Hanks Shares His Secret To Success — And Love For The Typewriter
David Folkenflik talks with actor Tom Hanks on his career, his book and his love affair with the typewriter.
Rank #2: Week In The News: Mattis To Retire; Trump, Afghanistan And Syria; Government Spending Bill
Defense Secretary James Mattis to retire at the end of February. President Trump decides to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria, and an announcement on Afghanistan may come, too. The president puts down a marker — on the wall. The roundtable on the [...]
Rank #3: Fox News In The Era Of Trump: 'It's Not Healthy,' Former Channel President Says
Former Fox News president Joe Peyronnin says the network is now President Trump’s "own press organization." And that’s "not healthy." Joe Peyronnin, Nicole Hemmer and Dylan Byers join Anthony Brooks.
Rank #4: Green New Deal Aims To Address Climate Change. Would It Work Without Nuclear Power?
You say we have to tackle climate change. Fine. But can you do it without nuclear power? It’s a hot-button issue for environmentalists. And the Green New Deal sidesteps it. Lisa Friedman, Gregory Jaczko and Michael Shellenberger join David [...]
Rank #5: Holiday Parties And Family Gatherings Are Just Ahead. Here's How To Handle Conflict
Conflict resolution expert Priya Parker who works to resolve ethnic strife across the globe and corporate strife in boardrooms takes on the most fraught scenarios: holiday parties and family gatherings. She joins David Folkenflik.
Rank #6: Week In The News: National Emergency, Parkland, Amazon New York And More
President Trump to sign the border deal and declare a national emergency. The first anniversary of Parkland. Amazon cancels plans for a New York headquarters. Karen Tumulty, Franco Ordoñez and Jack Beatty join David Folkenflik.
Rank #7: Doctors Take On Gun Violence, NRA Pushes Back: A New Battle Over Policy
A major doctors' group demands immediate action on gun violence, calling it a public health crisis. The National Rifle Association demands doctors “stay in their lane.” Dr. Rebecca Cunningham, Dr. Sue Bornstein and Lois Beckett join David [...]
Rank #8: Week In The News: Shutdown Week 5, 2020 Presidential Candidates, Lincoln Memorial Video
Roger Stone indicted. Another missed paycheck for federal workers, and another week of missing federal services. The 2020 Democratic field grows. Sen. Michael Bennet, Sahil Kapur, Darlene Superville and Jack Beatty join David Folkenflik.
Rank #9: 'The Inventor': Elizabeth Holmes' Theranos Scam That Rocked Silicon Valley
Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney on his HBO documentary "The Inventor" — a tale about Silicon Valley, Elizabeth Holmes and the collapse of her blood-testing company Theranos. Alex Gibney and John Carreyrou join David Folkenflik.
Rank #10: Year In The News: Mueller Investigation, Kavanaugh Hearings, Parkland Shooting And More
We look back at a big year in the news. The top stories and where they’re heading next. Catherine Rampell, Jeff Pegues and Jack Beatty join David Folkenflik.
Rank #11: Week In The News: Election Recounts, Trump Cabinet, CNN's Lawsuit, California Fires
Midterm recounts and results. CNN sues Trump. A Cabinet shakeup looms. Melania's fight in the White House. California on fire. Ed O'Keefe, Julie Mason and Jack Beatty join David Folkenflik.
Rank #12: Week In The News: Cohen's Claims, North Korea Summit, Emergency Declaration
Michael Cohen’s explosive claims about his former boss. Eight thousand miles away, a second U.S. summit with North Korea. The House rejects the president’s emergency declaration. Kushner and security clearance. Kimberly Atkins, Tiana Lowe and [...]
Rank #13: Why Capitalism Is In Trouble — According To Billionaires
Capitalism is in crisis. And it‘s not the usual suspects sounding the alarm. The warning’s coming from billionaires. Ray Dalio and Richard Reeves join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Rank #14: Week In The News: Cohen, Manafort, G-20, Yemen, Russia-Ukraine Clash
Cohen pleads guilty. Deep job cuts at GM. Lies and Paul Manafort. Russia and Ukraine skirmishes at sea. The roundtable swims in choppy waters. Kimberly Atkins, Kathy Gilsinan and Jack Beatty join David Folkenflik.
Rank #15: What If The Way We Think About Freedom And Equality Is All Wrong?
Are freedom and equality always at odds? Philosopher Elizabeth Anderson makes the case that we're thinking about this wrong, and lays out how to have more of both. She joins Meghna Chakrabarti.
Rank #16: 'Inheritance': When DNA Genealogy Shakes Our Identity, Foundation To The Core
A big meditation on the meaning of ancestry and family. Dani Shapiro, author of the celebrated new book "Inheritance," joins Meghna Chakrabarti.
Rank #17: Week In The News: Reading The Mueller Report, Yemen, Asylum-Seekers, More
The Mueller report — a day later. What we’ve learned from the newly released and redacted version and what it means. And, all the rest of the week’s news. Paula Reid, Sahil Kapur, Jack Beatty and Sen. Angus King join David Folkenflik.
Rank #18: Week In The News: Sessions Out, Election Results In, California Shooting And More
The midterm elections hand the Senate to Republicans, the House to Democrats and a headache to the President. Jeff Sessions is out. And the mass shooting in California. Craig Gilbert, Shawna Thomas and Jack Beatty join David Folkenflik.
Rank #19: 'I Know What Mr. Trump Is': Unpacking Michael Cohen's Testimony Before Congress
Implications of Michael Cohen’s congressional testimony. We examine his claims about President Trump’s financial dealings with Russia against what we know. Rep. Jamie Raskin, David Fahrenthold and Preet Bharara join Meghna Chakrabarti.
Rank #20: 'The Burnout Generation': Millennials And The Mindset Of 'Working All The Time'
Debt, uncertain work, unrealistic expectations – are millennials turning into the burnout generation? Anne Helen Petersen and Tiana Clark join Meghna Chakrabarti.