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WP Subscriber Exclusive: Brian Cox, Author, “Putting the Rabbit in the Hat” & Actor, “Succession”

Actor Brian Cox portrays ruthless media mogul Logan Roy on HBO’s hit series, “Succession.” Lauded for his career spanning theatre, film and television, Cox joins Washington Post staff writer Sarah Ellison to share his real-life, rags-to-riches story from his modest, troubled upbringing in Dundee, Scotland, to the highest heights of Hollywood as written in his new memoir, “Putting the Rabbit in the Hat.” Join Washington Post Live for this subscriber-only event on Monday, Feb. 14 at 1:30 p.m. ET.
Upcoming Programs

Watergate 50th Anniversary: Dwight Chapin

Dwight L. Chapin served as the secretary and deputy assistant to President Richard M. Nixon from 1969 to 1973. As Nixon’s personal aide during the 1968 presidential campaign, Chapin crisscrossed the country at Nixon’s side, rising to become one of the president’s senior White House staffers and closest confidantes. Chapin, who was convicted in 1974 of two counts of making false material declarations before the Watergate grand jury, joins Washington Post opinions editor-at-large Michael Duffy to discuss the tumultuous times and remarkable memories working up-close-and-personal with one of the nation’s most controversial commanders in chief, as written in his new book, “The President's Man: The Memoirs of Nixon's Trusted Aide.”
  • Tuesday, February 15 at 12:00 PM EST

Pandemic Preparedness with Rick A. Bright, PhD & Helen Clark

Two years into a pandemic that may be the deadliest viral outbreak in more than a century, the world appears underprepared to respond to future health crises. Join Washington Post Live on Tuesday, Feb. 15 for conversations with public health officials and experts to discuss how the world can better prepare for the next pandemic and the role of global collaboration between the public and private sectors.
  • Tuesday, February 15 at 2:00 PM EST

Race in America: History Matters with Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-Ohio) & Janai S. Nelson

Throughout American history, Black women have played a central role in the fight for civil and women's rights. Their work paved the way for future generations to ascend to new heights across all facets of society. On Wednesday, Feb. 16 at 10:30 a.m. ET, Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-Ohio), chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, and Janai S. Nelson, associate director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, each reflect on the women who inspired them, the continued structural barriers Black women face today and the forces that are pushing change in our continuing series about the role of Black women in the country’s history.
  • Wednesday, February 16 at 10:30 AM EST

The Path to Gender Equity: Research and Design with Sara A. Jahnke, PhD, Rowena Johnston, PhD & Catherine Sanz

From drug trials to PPE to automotive design, the omission of women from research, development and design has had a significant impact on women’s safety and health. Clinical drug trials are routinely performed on men, and the personal protective gear used across frontline industries are designed for male physiques. Join Washington Post Live on Wednesday, February 16 at 1:00 p.m. ET as Washington Post anchor Libby Casey speaks with Sara Jahnke, PhD, director and senior scientist at the Center for Fire, Rescue & EMS Health Research, Rowena Johnston, PhD, vice president and director of research at amfAR, and Catherine Sanz, executive director of Women in Federal Law Enforcement, about gender equity in two areas with consequences for women.
  • Wednesday, February 16 at 1:00 PM EST

World Stage: Crisis in Ukraine with William B. Taylor, Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine

With more than 100,000 Russian troops positioned along the Ukrainian border, the specter of conflict continues to loom large over Europe. On Thursday, Feb. 17 at 12:00 p.m. ET, William B. Taylor, former U.S. Ambassador to Kyiv, joins Washington Post Live to discuss what he learned from his recent visit to Ukraine and the prospects for a diplomatic solution.
  • Thursday, February 17 at 12:00 PM EST

First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart

Washington Post Live’s “First Look” offers a smart, inside take on the day’s politics. Jonathan Capehart will host a reporter debrief followed by a roundtable discussion with Washington Post columnists. Tune in for news and analysis you can’t get anywhere else on Friday, February 18 at 9:00 a.m. ET.
  • Friday, February 18 at 9:00 AM EST

Chasing Cancer: Women & Cancer with Karen E. Knudsen, MBA, PhD & Thalie Martini

Every five minutes, a woman is diagnosed with a gynecologic cancer. Coupled with the outsized impact of COVID-19, the burden of cancer on women is only expected to rise in coming years, with breast cancer becoming the most common type of cancer diagnosed. On Wednesday, February 23, join renowned oncologists, researchers and global advocates on Washington Post Live as they examine the status of cancer around the world, with a particular focus on how women are impacted.
  • Wednesday, February 23 at 11:00 AM EST

The Technology 202: Next Gen Infrastructure with Mitch Landrieu & Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt (R)

The new bipartisan infrastructure law offers a significant investment in American infrastructure with a focus on new technology to create innovation and efficiency. Join Washington Post Live on Thursday, Feb. 24 at 1:00 p.m. ET for a series of conversations that explore the challenges and opportunities that lay ahead with critical infrastructure investment and the impact it may have on job creation and quality of life.
  • Thursday, February 24 at 1:00 PM EST
Past Programs

First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, Ashley Parker, Hugh Hewitt & Eugene Robinson

Washington Post Live’s “First Look” offers a smart, inside take on the day’s politics. Jonathan Capehart will host a reporter debrief followed by a roundtable discussion with Washington Post columnists. Tune in for news and analysis you can’t get anywhere else on Friday, February 11 at 9:00 a.m. ET.
  • 2 days ago

Coronavirus: Impact on Hospitals with Shereef Elnahal, MD & Anne Zink, MD

As the United States enters its third year of the coronavirus pandemic, hospitals and health systems remain strained for resources and support services. On Thursday, Feb. 10 at 3:00 p.m. ET, Washington Post’s national health reporter Dan Diamond speaks with Anne Zink, MD, chief medical officer of Alaska, and Shereef Elnahal, MD, president and CEO of the University Hospital in Newark, about the path forward.
  • 2 days ago

Race in America: History Matters with Tomiko Brown-Nagin

Judge Constance Baker Motley was the first Black woman appointed to the federal judiciary and the only woman on the NAACP legal team who won the landmark school desegregation case, Brown v. Board of Education. On Thursday, Feb. 10 at 12:00 p.m. ET, Tomiko Brown-Nagin, discusses her new book, “Civil Rights Queen: Constance Baker Motley and the Struggle for Equality,” in our continuing series about the role of Black women in the country’s history.
  • 3 days ago

The Path Forward: Consumer Protection with Rohit Chopra

Rohit Chopra is director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the government agency responsible for protecting families and businesses in banking, housing, lending and financial technology. Chopra, a former Federal Trade Commissioner, will discuss consumer protection in the era of big banks and big tech, competition in the financial sector and how Americans can protect their finances in this turbulent time. Join Washington Post editorial writer and columnist Heather Long on Thursday, Feb. 10 at 10:00 a.m. ET.
  • 3 days ago

“Capehart” with Al Franken

Al Franken, the only U.S. senator who was also a writer and performer on “Saturday Night Live,” returns to his comedy roots with the “The Only Former U.S. Senator Currently on Tour” tour. Join Washington Post’s Jonathan Capehart for a conversation with the former senator about his tour, current events and the intersection of politics and comedy on Wednesday, Feb. 9 at 4:30 p.m. ET.
  • 3 days ago

117th Congress: Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.)

He’s the powerful chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, keeping a close eye on the Russian military buildup on the Ukrainian border. Join Washington Post Live on Tuesday, Feb. 8 at 3:00 p.m. ET, when Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) talks with Washington Post opinions writer Jonathan Capehart about possible sanctions the Senate may impose on Russia and how the Biden administration should respond to any Russian aggression.
  • 4 days ago

Race in America: History Matters with Deborah Watts

Mamie Till-Mobley stirred the conscience of the country after she insisted on an open casket funeral of her 14-year-old son and allowed Jet magazine to publish photos of his brutalized body. Her son, Emmett Till, was murdered by white supremacists in 1955. On Tuesday, Feb. 8 at 12:00 p.m. ET, Deborah Watts, co-founder of the Emmett Till Legacy Foundation and a cousin of Emmett Till, discusses how Till-Mobley galvanized the civil rights movement in our continuing series about the role of Black women in the country’s history.
  • 5 days ago

Protecting Public Safety with Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle M. Outlaw

Philadelphia is one of several American cities that hit an all-time high rate of homicides in 2021. On Monday, Feb. 7 at 3:00 p.m. ET, Washington Post criminal justice reporter Tom Jackman speaks with Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle M. Outlaw about her plans to reduce gun violence, institute police reform and strengthen community relations.
  • 5 days ago

World Stage: Crisis in Ukraine with Philippe Étienne

The French Ambassador to the United States, Philippe Étienne, most recently served as President Emmanuel Macron’s chief diplomatic adviser. Étienne, a former ambassador to the European Union, Germany and Romania, joins Washington Post columnist David Ignatius to discuss the latest on Russia and Ukraine and how NATO and European allies approach the potential conflict. Join Washington Post Live on Monday, Feb. 7 at 9:00 a.m. ET.
  • 6 days ago

“CODA” A Conversation with Marlee Matlin

“CODA” is a coming-of-age film about Emilia Jones, the only hearing member of her family. On Friday, Feb. 4 at 1:00 p.m. ET, Academy Award winner Marlee Matlin joins the Washington Post’s Frances Stead Sellers for a conversation about the film and its history-making ensemble that features several deaf actors.
  • Feb 4

First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, Amber Phillips, Ruth Marcus & George F. Will

Washington Post Live’s “First Look” offers a smart, inside take on the day’s politics. Jonathan Capehart will host a reporter debrief followed by a roundtable discussion with Washington Post columnists. Tune in for news and analysis you can’t get anywhere else on Friday, February 4 at 9:00 a.m. ET.
  • Feb 4

“Belfast” A Conversation with Kenneth Branagh

“Belfast” is the story of a working-class family grappling with the start of The Troubles in Northern Ireland in the late 1960s. Join Washington Post Live on Thursday, Feb. 3 at 2:30 p.m. ET for a conversation with Academy Award-nominated actor and director Kenneth Branagh about his own childhood in Northern Ireland and how the film is reflective of his memories of leaving Belfast because of the conflict.
  • Feb 3

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah)

Mitt Romney is a former presidential candidate and has represented Utah in the United States Senate since 2019. Romney is a member of the Foreign Relations Committee and has long warned about the dual threats from Russia and China and the importance of strengthening NATO. He joins Washington Post columnist David Ignatius to discuss these hot spots and the rise of authoritarianism on Thursday, Feb. 3 at 12:00 p.m. ET.
  • Feb 3

The Path Forward: The Global Economy with Kristalina Georgieva

Kristalina Georgieva is the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). In the face of record inflation and supply chain backlogs, Georgieva joins Washington Post columnist David Ignatius to discuss the IMF’s latest World Economic Outlook and how the organization is using its firepower to support its member nations. Join Washington Post Live on Wednesday, Feb. 2 at 10:00 a.m. ET.
  • Feb 2

Race in America: History Matters with Michelle Duster

Ida B. Wells was a suffragist, civil rights activist and pioneering journalist who chronicled the lynching of Black Americans in her reporting. On Tuesday, Feb. 1 at 11:00 a.m. ET, Michelle Duster, author of “Ida B. the Queen,” discusses her great-grandmother as we kick off our Black History Month series about the role Black women have played in the country’s development.
  • Feb 1

World Stage: Crisis in Ukraine with Estonia Prime Minister Kaja Kallas

Estonia, a member of NATO and the European Union, has sent missiles to Ukraine amidst Russia’s military buildup near the country’s borders. On Tuesday, Feb. 1 at 10:00 a.m. ET, Washington Post columnist David Ignatius speaks with Estonia’s prime minister Kaja Kallas about what is at stake for the region in the current crisis, her country’s role in NATO and its history of occupation by the former Soviet Union.
  • Feb 1

Protecting Public Safety with St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones

Homicides in St. Louis dropped by about 26 percent in 2021 after hitting a record high in 2020. On Monday, Jan. 31 at 3:00 p.m. ET, Washington Post criminal justice reporter Tom Jackman speaks with Mayor Tishaura Jones about her city’s strategies to protect communities, the role of policing and navigating the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Jan 31

World Stage: Crisis in Ukraine with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has been at the center of efforts to defuse tensions amidst growing fears that Russia’s military buildup near Ukraine’s borders is advancing.  On Monday, Jan. 31 at 11:00 a.m. ET, Washington Post columnist David Ignatius, who recently returned from Ukraine, speaks with Stoltenberg about the ongoing negotiations, the role of NATO and what is at stake.
  • Jan 31

First Look with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart, E.J. Dionne, Karoun Demirjian & Jennifer Rubin

Washington Post Live’s “First Look” offers a smart, inside take on the day’s politics. Jonathan Capehart will host a reporter debrief followed by a roundtable discussion with Washington Post columnists. Tune in for news and analysis you can’t get anywhere else on Friday, January 28 at 9:00 a.m. ET.
  • Jan 28

Coronavirus: Impact on Colleges with Sylvia M. Burwell & Robert J. Jones, PhD

As college classes resume in varied ways amidst the spread of the omicron variant, school officials across the country are assessing the best protocols around testing, tracing, vaccines and the learning environment. On Thursday, Jan. 27 at 1:00 p.m. ET, Sylvia M. Burwell, president of American University, and Robert J. Jones, PhD, chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, join Washington Post Live to discuss the path forward for students, educators and colleges at this critical point in the pandemic. Join the conversation by tweeting your questions to @PostLive.
  • Jan 27
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