December 7, 2014

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake talks about bridging the gap between police and minority communities. Commentator Fred Rotondaro says Democrats need to create a brand … one that contrasts with the Republicans. And Bill Press talks with Congressman Charlie Rangel and the Washington Post’s Clinton Yates about the Eric Garner case.

  • December 7, 2014 December 7, 2014 Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on police-community relations … Fred Rotondaro on Democrats needing a new brand … and Bill Press with Congressman Charlie Rangel.
  • Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Stephanie Rawlings-Blake With much of the country in an uproar over police brutality, Baltimore’s Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says law enforcement must be sensitive to the demographics of its community.
  • Fred Rotondaro Fred Rotondaro Fred Rotondaro, one of our regular commentators, has some harsh words for Democrats who ran away from President Obama and says the party needs to establish a new brand.
  • Charlie Rangel Charlie Rangel Bill Press and his guest, veteran congressman and civil rights advocate Charlie Rangel of New York.
  • Jim Hightower Jim Hightower The Benghazi investigation that just won't go away.

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August 18, 2013

As we approach the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, law professor F. Michael Higginbotham tells us about the subject of his new book, “The Ghosts of Jim Crow.” And David Orentlicher says the presidency is too powerful. Therefore, he argues, we need two presidents. Then, Bill Press talks with the new president of Americans United for Change, Brad Woodhouse.

  • Aug. 18, 2013 Aug. 18, 2013 “The Ghosts of Jim Crow” still roam, says one black historian. And you don’t like the president? A political scientist says we need two of them.
  • F. Michael Higginbotham F. Michael Higginbotham It is the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, and we hear from African American law professor F. Michael Higginbotham about “the ghosts of Jim Crow.” He says there has been much progress, and that the destiny of today’s black men and women will be determined by how hard they work.
  • David Orentlicher David Orentlicher How can we end the political polarization gripping Washington? Professor David Orentlicher says the Constitution is to blame, and we need to have a co-presidency consisting of members of opposing parties. He says it would prevent bad decisionmaking, like Watergate and the invasion of Iraq.
  • Brad Woodhouse Brad Woodhouse Bill Press and his guest, Brad Woodhouse, president of Americans United for Change.
  • Jim Hightower Jim Hightower Corporate powers steamroll Florida voters.

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