Regular commentator Fred Rotondaro says Mario Cuomo was a legend, and you might be surprised at who he thinks is a worthy successor to Cuomo as a “no-apologies progressive.” With controversy bubbling about the portrayal of LBJ in the movie “Selma,” civil rights historian David Chappell offers a nuanced view of both the president and Martin Luther King, Jr. And Bill Press talks 2016 politics with Burgess Everett of Politico.
- January 11, 2015 Fred Rotondaro on the Cuomo legacy … historian David Chapell on the MLK-LBJ legacy … and Bill press interviews Poltico’s Burgess Everett on the new Congress.
- Fred Rotondaro Regular commentator Fred Rotondaro memorialized Mario Cuomo, as a giant, a legend. And says the closest person we have to him … a no apologies progressive -- is Elizabeth Warren.
- David Chappell What was the relationship between Lyndon Johnson and Martin Luther King? Historian David Chappell said there was friction, that both alienated a lot of people, but that they did work together to get the landmark Voting Rights Act passed.
- Burgess Everett Bill Press and his guest, Politico’s Burgess Everett, discuss the new Congress.
- Jim Hightower A corporate power grab is underway, so where's the media?