Ken Burns discusses his new documentary “Muhammad Ali.” 7-time Grand Slam champion John McEnroe weighs in on this year's tournament. Sports journalist Dave Zirin explains how football player Colin Kaepernick sparked an international social movement by kneeling during the national anthem.
Fmr. Afghan Ambassador to the United States Roya Rahmani, foreign policy expert Lawrence Wilkerson, and retired FDNY Assistant Chief Joe Pfeifer each reflect on the 20th anniversary of 9/11.
Former CA Gov. Jerry Brown discusses the climate crisis. Desmond Shum discusses his new book “Red Roulette.” Legal expert Dahlia Lithwick analyzes last week's Supreme Court ruling in Texas.
Former U.S. military adviser Sarah Chayes discusses the United States' withdrawal from Afghanistan. Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi explains what's at stake in Pakistan if Afghanistan descends into chaos. Epidemiologist Larry Brilliant discusses the emergence of a new COVID-19 variant first seen in Colombia. Author and former U.S. marine Elliot Ackerman joins the program.
How could the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan have been handled differently? John Sopko and General Joseph L. Votel (Ret.) weigh in. Plus: “When the Stars Begin to Fall” author Theodore R. Johnson explains why structural racism is an existential threat to the idea of America.