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Firing Line with Margaret Hoover

Firing Line with Margaret Hoover

Join author, activist and political commentator Margaret Hoover for a public affairs talk show that delivers a civil and engaging contest of ideas among the brightest minds and freshest voices from across the political spectrum.

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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/CLvxsjoBSLlUzw_L1P07LQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Science educator Bill Nye joins Firing Line to discuss the science and impact of climate change. The former host of Bill Nye the Science Guy talks about the role of innovation, investment, policy and education in addressing the problem. Nye also explains why he debates climate change skeptics and... /episodes/get/96546 /episode/96546 Bill Nye /episode-player/96546

Guest: Bill Nye, science educator and former host of Bill Nye the Science Guy. Science educator Bill Nye discusses the science and impact of climate change. The former host of Bill Nye the Science Guy talks about the role of innovation, investment, policy and education in addressing the problem. Nye also explains why he debates climate change skeptics and evolution deniers.

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Fri, 10/04/2019 - 07:00
WGBY 57/HD
Sun Sep 29th, 5:30am
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/Qwj8zn3RSGhNkBjgnnxkwg==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg joins Firing Line to discuss House Democrats' decision to launch an impeachment inquiry into Pres. Trump. Bloomberg talks about two of his signature issues, gun safety and climate change, and explains how he sees businesses working alongside government to... /episodes/get/96380 /episode/96380 Michael Bloomberg /episode-player/96380

Guest: Michael Bloomberg, former mayor of New York City. Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg discusses House Democrats' decision to launch a formal impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Bloomberg talks about two of his signature issues, gun safety and climate change, and explains how he sees businesses working alongside government to address global threats. Bloomberg also explains why he isn't running for president in 2020, and weighs in on the field.

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Fri, 09/27/2019 - 04:15
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/O-DbHD06-WsXncCIW4rPkQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false 2020 presidential candidate and entrepreneur Andrew Yang joins Firing Line to detail his signature proposal to give every American adult $1,000 each month. Yang also discusses his growing concerns about robots and artificial intelligence replacing American jobs, and explains his goal to shift the... /episodes/get/95967 /episode/95967 Andrew Yang /episode-player/95967

Guest: Andrew Yang, Democratic presidential candidate. 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and entrepreneur Andrew Yang details his signature proposal to give every American adult $1,000 each month. Yang also discusses his growing concerns about robots and artificial intelligence replacing American jobs and explains his goal to shift the country's economy toward a new human-centered capitalism.

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Fri, 09/20/2019 - 06:30
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/U_k0tpDd0y6m0pjNM9tOMA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice joins Firing Line to discuss the breakdown of the Trump administration's negotiations with the Taliban. Dr. Rice also reflects on how the post-Cold War order has evolved, and warns against nativism and protectionism. She additionally criticizes... /episodes/get/95710 /episode/95710 Condoleezza Rice /episode-player/95710

Guest: Condoleezza Rice, former Secretary of State. Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice discusses the breakdown of the Trump administration's negotiations with the Taliban. Dr. Rice also reflects on how the post-Cold War order has evolved, and warns against nativism and protectionism. She additionally criticizes elected officials who make policy on Twitter.

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Fri, 09/13/2019 - 06:30
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/nQ12jO4pXtWYRIQyidsTJA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis joins ​Firing Line​ eight months after resigning from the Trump administration to discuss leadership, the importance of allies, and America's role in conflicts in the Middle East. Mattis also explains why we should never label political opponents '... /episodes/get/95482 /episode/95482 Jim Mattis /episode-player/95482

Guest: Gen. Jim Mattis, former Secretary of Defense. Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis discusses leadership, the importance of allies, and America's role in conflicts in the Middle East. Mattis also explains why we should never label political opponents "enemies of the people," and addresses his criticism of then-Vice President Joe Biden in his new book.

Air date:
Fri, 09/06/2019 - 07:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/i4MNzXniOtTN0JWmTCexLw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Terry McAuliffe, former VA Governor and DNC chair, discusses the 2020 Democratic field, including which candidate he thinks currently has the best chance of winning. McAuliffe also addresses white nationalism during the Trump administration in the wake of the El Paso attack and two years after... /episodes/get/94849 /episode/94849 Terry McAuliffe /episode-player/94849

Terry McAuliffe, former VA Governor and DNC chair, discusses the 2020
Democratic field.

Air date:
Fri, 08/30/2019 - 01:45
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