Chuck Todd: (6/9/15)
Note: This episode originally aired in June 2015.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 PressThe Stranger: Barack Obama in the White House by Chuck ToddThe Julliard SchoolProfiles In Courage by John F. KennedyUp, Simba! an essay by David Foster WallaceBulworthNetworkAdvise and ConsentPreston Brooks and Charles Sumner FightCowboys Are My Weakness by Pam HoustonPeople this week:Former Senator Rick SantorumGovernor John KasichSenator Rand PaulFormer Vice President Dick CheneySenator Bernie SandersFormer Governor Jeb BushFormer Senator and Secretary of State Hillary ClintonPresident Barack ObamaFormer Senator Lester HuntFormer Congresswoman Michele BachmannFormer President Bill ClintonSenator John McCainRoss PerotMayor Bill de BlasioBill Thompson Twitter: @briankoppelmanRate us on iTunes: itunes.com/themoment
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