Chuck Todd: 6/9/15
Chuck Todd, NBC News political director and moderator of Meet the Press, talks about the political landscape and his role in it. Brian and Chuck also discuss the line between journalism and show business, the value of long-form interviews, and Chuck's waning enthusiasm for the political game. Plus, Chuck dives into his vision for Meet the Press, the burden of hosting the longest running television show in history, and the real story behind Advise and Consent. Topics this week: NBC's Meet the Press The Stranger: Barack Obama in the White House by Chuck Todd The Julliard School Profiles In Courage by John F. Kennedy Up, Simba! an essay by David Foster Wallace Bulworth Network Advise and Consent Preston Brooks and Charles Sumner Fight Cowboys Are My Weakness by Pam Houston People this week: Former Senator Rick Santorum Governor John Kasich Senator Rand Paul Former Vice President Dick Cheney Senator Bernie Sanders Former Governor Jeb Bush Former Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton President Barack Obama Former Senator Lester Hunt Former Congresswoman Michele Bachmann Former President Bill Clinton Senator John McCain Ross Perot Mayor Bill de Blasio Bill Thompson Twitter: @briankoppelman Rate us on iTunes: itunes.com/themoment
Taylor Goldsmith (Dawes): 6/2/15
Lewis Black: 6/16/15
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Interviews about the pivotal moments that fueled fascinating creative careers. Hosted by Brian Koppelman.