"Meet The Press" has hosted 12 presidents, 82 heads of state, and nearly every major journalist of the last seven decades. Host Chuck Todd and Executive Producer John Reiss talk about what has changed over the last 70 years, and where "Meet The Press" is going next. For more on this topic, visit the1a.org.
A big media merger is coming: Disney announced a deal to buy much of 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion. The deal will give Disney command over Fox's regional sports channels as well as its cable entertainment brands FX and National Geographic. So what does this mean for you (and your streaming habits)?
Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam want you to know that dinner parties are NOT a thing of the past. And they have a lot of thoughts on brunch. Newnam and Gagliano co-hosted "The Dinner Party Download" radio show and wrote a new book called "Brunch Is Hell: How To Save The World By Throwing A Dinner Party." They share a few dinner party guidelines for hosts and guests and reminisce about some favorite moments from their long-running show.
Author Sam Wasson says improv is one of the most important creations of American culture, and it has overtaken jazz as America's most popular original art form. How did improv make the leap from comedy clubs to a cultural milestone, and where is it headed next? We get the story — and plenty of laughs.
What happens when personal faith becomes public policy? The politics of evangelical Christians are front and center in Alabama as voters prepare to go to the polls this week. The Roy Moore campaign is just one of many issues that have evangelical Christians split — sometimes along lines of age and race. We asked a few evangelicals what happens when you mix religion and politics. One guest's answer? Politics.
Today we catch up on the Russia investigation as new allegations swirl around Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. A whistleblower claims Flynn was exchanging text messages about a deal with Russia minutes after President Trump's inauguration. And for more Russia news — and why the Winter Olympics might be a little less competitive next year — go to the1a.org and check back for the Friday News Roundup, in your podcast feed tomorrow.