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Raphael Warnock

26m 46s

Firing Line revisits its June conversation with Sen. Raphael Warnock as he heads to a runoff against Herschel Walker. Warnock, Georgia's first Black senator, discusses the economy, abortion and other key issues facing voters in the upcoming race.

Episodes

  • Raphael Warnock: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Raphael Warnock

    S2022 E622 - 26m 46s

    Firing Line revisits its June conversation with Sen. Raphael Warnock as he heads to a runoff against Herschel Walker. Warnock, Georgia's first Black senator, discusses the economy, abortion and other key issues facing voters in the upcoming race.

  • William Barr: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    William Barr

    S2022 E621 - 26m 46s

    Former Attorney General William Barr denounces Trump's 2024 bid and says his ex-boss should step aside. Barr discusses his high-profile resignation from the Trump administration, the state of the DOJ, and the current investigations of Trump.

  • Asa Hutchinson: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Asa Hutchinson

    S2022 E620 - 26m 46s

    Republican Governor of Arkansas Asa Hutchinson assesses the GOP’s weak performance in the 2022 midterm elections, how key issues like abortion played into the race, how it may affect Donald Trump’s role in the party and what this means for 2024.

  • Maggie Haberman: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Maggie Haberman

    S2022 E619 - 26m 46s

    Pulitzer-prize winning New York Times journalist Maggie Haberman gives the inside account of interviewing Donald Trump for her new biography. She discusses the latest on the investigations he is facing and why she believes Trump will run in 2024.

  • Evan McMullin: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Evan McMullin

    S2022 E618 - 26m 46s

    Independent conservative candidate Evan McMullin discusses his race against Utah's Republican Sen. Mike Lee, which could decide control of the Senate. McMullin criticizes Lee's support of Trump and his role in efforts to overturn the 2020 election.

  • Matthew Continetti: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Matthew Continetti

    S2022 E617 - 26m 46s

    Author and journalist Matthew Continetti discusses the evolution and future of the American conservative movement. He examines how figures like William F. Buckley Jr., Ronald Reagan, Rush Limbaugh and Donald Trump led, shaped and changed the right.

  • Masih Alinejad: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Masih Alinejad

    S2022 E616 - 26m 46s

    Exiled Iranian journalist and activist Masih Alinejad calls the protests in Iran over the government's brutal treatment of women a revolution that will bring down the regime. She also says the U.S. should do much more to support the protestors.

  • Cori Bush: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Cori Bush

    S2022 E615 - 26m 46s

    Progressive 'Squad' member Rep. Cori Bush (D-Mo.) discusses surviving sexual assault and her experience with abortion as she is out with a memoir. She discusses her role in the Black Lives Matters protests, policing, and other policy priorities.

  • Oksana Markarova: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Oksana Markarova

    S2022 E614 - 26m 46s

    Ukrainian Amb. to the U.S. Oksana Markarova discusses Russia’s nuclear threats as Putin annexes territory and mobilizes 300,000 reservists. She weighs in on Russian war crimes that she calls “genocide” and makes the case for continued U.S. support.

  • Iván Duque Márquez: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Iván Duque Márquez

    S2022 E613 - 26m 46s

    Former Colombian President Iván Duque Márquez warns against the rise of left-wing populism in Colombia and across Latin America. He also discusses the war on drugs, the crisis in Venezuela, and the global impact of threats to democracy in the U.S.

  • Ken Burns and Sarah Botstein: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Ken Burns and Sarah Botstein

    S2022 E612 - 26m 46s

    Ken Burns and Sarah Botstein discuss their new documentary series,“The U.S. and the Holocaust,” which examines America's response to Nazi atrocities, why the U.S. failed to take in more refugees, and how themes from the past echo today.

  • Elliot Ackerman: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Elliot Ackerman

    S2022 E611 - 26m 46s

    One year after U.S. troops left Afghanistan and 21 years after 9/11, Marine veteran and author Elliot Ackerman reflects on the war’s strategic failures, his own efforts to get Afghans out, and the dangers of America’s growing civil-military divide.

Extras + Features

  • Bill Nye: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Bill Nye

    S2019 E314 - 26m 46s

    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 evolution deniers.

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