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October 28 2019


'Rehab Racket': High Costs Of Addiction Treatment And Questions Over Efficacy

The high cost of addiction care. Is it a rehab racket? We ask the Vox reporter who investigated. German Lopez and Christina Delos Reyes join Meghna Chakrabarti.

The Week Ahead: Baghdadi's Death, Impeachment Latest, Brexit

President Trump says that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the founder and leader of the Islamic State, has been killed. We have the latest, and look ahead to impeachment and Brexit developments. Lisa Desjardins, Natasha Bertrand and Michelle Kosinski join Meghna Chakrabarti.

October 25 2019


Week In The News: Quid Pro Quo, Syria Withdrawal, 2020 Politics

A top U.S. diplomat ties Trump directly to a political quid pro quo in Ukraine. Trump dismisses Syria by saying, "Let someone else fight over this blood-stained sand." The roundtable is here. Janet Hook, Toluse Olorunnipa and Jack Beatty join David Folkenflik.

Tegan And Sara Take It Back To Their Teens For New Album, Memoir

The musical duo Tegan and Sara return to high school. They join David Folkenflik for a conversation about music ⁠— and growing up.

October 24 2019


A Culinary Journey Through 'The Food Of Sichuan'

The secret sauce and spices of Sichuanese cooking. Get ready for a master class. Recipes included. Fuchsia Dunlop joins Meghna Chakrabarti.

Facebook And The First Amendment: Policing Free Speech On The Platform

Mark Zuckerberg wraps Facebook around the First Amendment and says it won’t police free speech and ads. But does Facebook’s own behavior tell a different story? Tony Romm, Jennifer Grygiel and Roslyn Layton join Meghna Chakrabarti.

October 23 2019


Trump And The Political Weaponization Of Lynching

President Trump likens the impeachment inquiry to a lynching. We talk about the political weaponization of one of the darkest parts of American history. Rep. James Clyburn, Charles Blow, Isabel Wilkerson and John Ashworth join Meghna Chakrabarti.

Impeachment Latest; A Wealth Tax

The explosive impeachment testimony from Former U.S. Ambassador William Taylor. Mike Lillis joins Meghna Chakrabarti. Plus, should the richest Americans pay more taxes, not just on what they earn, but on everything they own? We examine the case for and against a wealth tax. Emmanuel Saez and Lawrence Summers join.

U.S. Envoy Details Explicit Push For Quid Pro Quo In Impeachment Testimony

William Taylor has provided lawmakers with a "disturbing" account of events at the center of the impeachment probe, Democrats said Tuesday.

October 22 2019


Orphan Victims Of A Black-Market Baby Business Share Their Stories

From the 1920s to 1950, babies were sold on the black market from a Memphis children’s home. We unspool the sordid story and talk with survivor families. Lisa Wingate and Peggy Koenitzer join Meghna Chakrabarti.

ExxonMobil On Trial Over Business Impact Of Climate Change

ExxonMobil goes on trial over charges it defrauded investors about climate change. Nicholas Kusnetz and David Hasemyer join Meghna Chakrabarti.

October 21 2019


'Face The Nation' Moderator Margaret Brennan In The Hot Seat

On "Face the Nation," moderator Margaret Brennan asks the tough questions about Beltway politics and world affairs. We turn the tables and put those questions to her. Brennan joins Meghna Chakrabarti.

International News: Syria, Brexit And More

We cast our eyes to Europe and the Middle East, from the crisis in Syria to the latest news on the Brexit front. Lara Seligman and Rob Watson join Meghna Chakrabarti.

International News: Syria, Brexit And More

We cast our eyes to Europe and the Middle East, from the crisis in Syria to the latest news on the Brexit front. Jane Ferguson, Edward Luce and Rob Watson join Meghna Chakrabarti.

October 18 2019


Ronan Farrow And The Revelations Of Reporting On Predators

Harvey Weinstein, Matt Lauer and reporting on powerful men with a lot at stake. A conversation with Ronan Farrow. He joins David Folkenflik.

Week In The News: Syria, Brexit Deal, Democrats Debate, Impeachment

Trump’s gambit in Syria leads to fears of massacres of Kurds — and a backlash at home. Warren in the hot seat. Giuliani rejects a congressional subpoena. Anita Kumar, Laura Rozen and Jack Beatty join David Folkenflik.

October 17 2019


The Wolf Runt Who Rose To Alpha-Male Status In Yellowstone

The remarkable story of Wolf 8, the nervy runt who became the alpha male of the pack in Yellowstone National Park. Author Rick McIntyre joins Meghna Chakrabarti.

SCOTUS And Juvenile Life Sentences; Elijah Cummings

Should juveniles convicted of murder ever receive life in prison without the possibility of parole? The Supreme Court looks at the case of the D.C. Sniper, and raises the question of sentencing reform in juvenile justice. Marsha Levick and Marshan Allen join Meghna Chakrabarti. Plus, the death of Rep. Elijah Cummings. We remember the longtime congressman with Baltimore City Council President Brandon Scott.

Elijah Cummings, Longtime Maryland Congressman, Has Died At 68

Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings died early Thursday of complications from longstanding health issues, his office said. He was 68.

October 16 2019


The Latest In Syria: Russia's Role, Trump's Sanctions And More

We have the latest on Turkey’s offensive in northern Syria, from Russia's deployment of troops to President Trump's sanction threats.
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