This week we discuss precision medicine and genetic testing with Dr
Our guest this week is historian and author Michael Beschloss. We discuss the history and tradition of presidential inaugurations, as well as notable inaugural addresses from the past. We also talked about how former presidents approached writing their addresses, and the importance these remarks have on Inauguration Day.
Chinese Economic Reform: How the U.S. Should Prepare
With the Senate set to vote on the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to serve on the Supreme Court, our guest this week is Don Ritchie. He is the Historian Emeritus of the U.S. Senate. We talked with him about the Senate filibuster rules and how the threat of the so-called nuclear option has been used by both parties.
Today's program looks at the resignation of White House Economic Advisor Gary Cohn, with Politico's Daniel Lippman. Plus more on North Korea with Toby Dalton of The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. We talk to Paul Berger of the Wall Street Journal about the Gateway Project in New York and Doug Palmer of Politico on NAFTA.
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Earlier this month, the 15-member U.N. Security Council voted unanimously to impose strict new sanctions on North Korea in response to that country's ongoing testing of nuclear weapons. This week, we spoke to Robert Kahn, a senior fellow for international economics at the Council on Foreign Relations, about how sanctions are enforced and why China will be critical in determining the effectiveness of any new sanctions against Pyongyang.
Opportunity for marine fisheries reform in China
Today's program looks at the current state of government funding which runs out on February 8th, with an interview with Scott Wong of The Hill. Plus more on the economy with The Washington Post's opinion writer Catherine Rampell. Plus more on the memo release with The Washignton Time's Dan Boylan.
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Earlier this month, President Trump addressed the deepening political and economic crises in Venezuela stating that the U.S. may consider "military options" if the situation gets worse. This week we spoke to Francisco Toro, a Venezuelan journalist and the Executive Editor of English-language blog Caracas Chronicles, about the current state of affairs in Venezuela and the rapidly deteriorating quality of life for those who remain in the country.
CCP social reforms - Alpha History
Today's Washington Today examines the testimony of President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner. Plus more on the Senate and House Democrat's plan for the economy and the possible Senate vote tomorrow on health care. Interviews with John Bennet of CQ, Elana Schor of Politico, Cristina Marcos of The Hill, and Susan Page of USA Today.
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As tensions with North Korea rise, this week we examine the history of that country's ruling Kim family. We spoke to Jean H Lee, author of "Kings of Communism: Inside Kim Jong Un's Bloody Scramble to Kill of His Family" in the September edition of Esquire Magazine. She also led the Associated Press's coverage of the Korean Peninsula as bureau chief from 2008 to 2013 and opened the AP’s Pyongyang bureau in January 2012. We spoke with Ms. Lee about the Kim family's rise to power, the idea of North Korea as an absolute monarchy, and the message Kim Jong Un sent with the assassination of his brother in February.