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Brought to you by Jill Wine-Banks and Victor Shi, the Intergenerational Politics Podcast tackles the issues facing our nation, asks the questions you want to be answered, and most importantly, engages all generations in politics. Jill Wine-Banks is the only woman to have served on the Watergate prosecution team, is an MSNBC Legal Analyst, and is the author of "The Watergate Girl: My Fight for Truth and Justice Against a Criminal President." Victor Shi is a sophomore at UCLA, the youngest del ...
 
The official podcast of the Netflix film, “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” written and directed by Aaron Sorkin, is hosted and narrated by Krista Smith. The series features conversations devoted to the significance of events in 1968 and the trial, and the parallels with what’s happening in America today, as well as discussions with Sorkin and the actors and creative minds that realized the world of the film.
 
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Jill and Victor are joined by senior advisor to the Pete Buttigieg 2020 campaign, political consultant Lis Smith, for a conversation about getting started in politics and how to prepare and choose your candidate. They also cover the most pressing issues facing the country going into the midterms, the power of appealing to the middle while using eff…
 
Jill and Victor are joined by member of the House Judiciary and Intel Committees, Rep. Eric Swalwell, to examine what it takes to prosecute a president when our democracy is threatened. They also look at the role that young people and the congress play in strengthening our voting rights, protecting women’s choices, reducing gun violence, and fighti…
 
Jill and Victor are joined by Nixon’s White House Counsel and Watergate testifier John Dean and lawyer Jim Robenalt to discuss presidential scandals, the J6 hearings, and how Trump and Nixon’s actions compare. They also break down how Trump continues to subvert our democracy, how hearings can help expose the truth, and what happens when the pressur…
 
Jill and Victor are joined by advisor to four presidents, author, and professor David Gergen to put the J6 hearings and recent SCOTUS rulings into historical context, examine the role of young people in rehabilitation of our democracy, and lay out what it takes to become a leader. Are we up to the challenges we face? And is national service a way t…
 
Jill and Victor are joined by journalist and historian Garrett Graff to discuss his journey as an author and do a deep dive into Nixon’s presidency, his legacy in history, and the impact of Watergate and his time in office on our contemporary politics. In it, they look at similarities to the modern era and what happens when a president betrays his …
 
Jill and Victor are joined by former Senator from Alabama Doug Jones to look at recent actions by the Supreme Court and what it means for the country. They also discuss the balance of power in the Senate, and what actions need to be taken to revitalize our democracy. Will we be able to make enough of the necessary changes going into 2022? Get More …
 
Jill and Victor are joined by historian and author Heather Cox Richardson for a deep dive into the roots of our current political divisions going back to the Civil War, and the modern prospects for political violence driven by racism, populism, and foreign actors. What will it take to raise our democracy to the next level, and successfully reclaim …
 
Jill and Victor are joined by famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson to discuss his recent book “Welcome To The Universe”. They dive into his life and career path, his work at the planetarium, and the latest developments in the field of astronomy. Their conversation also covers our priorities in space discovery and works to unravel the mysteries …
 
Jill and Victor are joined legal maven, journalist, and co-host of the #SistersInLaw podcast Kimberly Atkins Stohr to look at her journey from law to journalism, and the value of knowing yourself and chasing your calling. They also discuss the importance of the public square and engaging in debate, leaving your chosen media silo, and bringing fact …
 
Jill and Victor are joined by legal maven Barb McQuade to kick off the 1st episode of an ongoing #SistersInLaw series. They delve into her groundbreaking law career, look at what it takes to win a case using the kidnapping plot of MI Gov. Whitmer as an example, then lay out Barb’s proposed prosecution memo for Donald Trump and review his claims reg…
 
Jill and Victor are joined by renowned activist and host of “The Suburban Women Problem” podcast Rachel Vindman to look at her life journey and her family’s role in the impeachment of Donald Trump. They take on the dangers of political extremism, how our national rhetoric heated up beginning with Obama’s Presidency, and the erosion of standards in …
 
Jill and Victor are joined by International Humanitarian Law Professor Laurie Blank for a deep dive into the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the applicable international conventions that might hold Putin accountable. They also look at how the West should respond, and what needs to be done to limit the losses and resolve the international issues spa…
 
Jill and Victor are joined by journalist and documentarian Soledad O’Brien to discuss how she found and realized her career in media. They look at what it was like growing up with a racially diverse background, the importance of sticking to facts and stories relevant to the community over opinion, and how to overcome the manufactured conflict used …
 
Jill and Victor are joined by preeminent legal scholar Rachel VanLandingham to understand the role that international law plays in restraining Russia’s President Putin during the war in Ukraine. They also look at the options the UN has to intervene, if the Geneva Convention applies, and how peaceful nations can take the high ground to prevent confl…
 
Jill and Victor are joined by host of MSNBC’s Ayman, Ayman Mohyeldin, to examine Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the factors that instigated it, and the humanitarian issues it creates. They also discuss the way journalism and the West have handled other global conflicts and the war crimes they’ve spawned, and where the international order goes from h…
 
Jill and Victor are joined by impeachment manager Rep. Madeleine Dean to share what it was like inside the Capitol during the 1/6 insurrection. They break down Donald’s pivotal role in it based on his words and attempts to foment disinformation, then highlight the importance of holding him accountable while supporting efforts to protect our voting …
 
Jill and Victor are joined by journalist Jonathan Capehart for a conversation about finding your way in politics and journalism, how essential it is to have diverse experiences, and the need to chase opportunities. They also look at the importance of message discipline in governance, and the value of listening and staying true to your values while …
 
Jill and Victor are joined by Congressman from New York, Rep. Mondaire Jones, to look at the dangers to our country posed by a failing judicial system, the undermining of our voting rights, and the insurrection against the government by Trumpists on 1/6/2021. What policies and practices are needed to protect us, and what will it take for us to enac…
 
Jill and Victor are joined by investigative journalist and author of “The Big Cheat”, David Cay Johnston for an examination of the Trump presidency from the reporter who’s covered him the longest. They break down Trump’s monetization of the office, his history of skirting the law, and whether he and other politicians can or will be held accountable…
 
Jill and Victor welcome broadcast sensation Stephanie Miller to discuss her journey from radio into political commentary and the need to let go of your initial plans to pursue your passion and find what’s waiting for you. They also discuss the perils of the MSM’s ‘both sides-ism’, and the increasing craziness manifesting in our country– especially …
 
Jill and Victor are joined by author of “Resistance”, WaPo’s Jennifer Rubin to examine the threats to our democracy and the role women play in protecting it. They also look at what messaging and policies are needed to preserve the growing Democratic coalition, how to create lasting change, and the critical role young people and women have in leadin…
 
Jill and Victor sit down with Chief White House Correspondent for ABC News Jonathan Karl to understand what it was like covering Trump after his loss to President Biden and during the mayhem he caused during the Covid crisis and on 1/6. In light of what we saw in his response to those events, what is the balance between journalism and advocacy? Get…
 
Jill and Victor sit down with former Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow to examine how we can become savvy consumers of media, the importance of breaking out of our chosen news silos, and researching primary sources ourselves. Is this enough to restore healthy national debate, reduce the power of big tech algorithms, and protect our democracy for…
 
Jill and Victor are joined by American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten to examine the effects of the pandemic and increasing polarization on education. There’s never been a greater need for national cohesion supporting young people, building community-teacher connections, and fighting systemic inequity. Are we up to the challenge?…
 
Jill and Victor are joined by Hillary Clinton’s Email Director and Run For Something co-founder Amanda Litman to look at the importance of running for office, what it takes to launch a campaign, and how to win-- no matter what office you seek. It’s the key to protecting democracy, but are the next generation of leaders up to the challenge? Are you?…
 
Jill and Victor are joined by business maven and founding partner of Elevation Partners, Roger McNamee, for a look at his experiences at Facebook, working with Mark Zuckerberg, and how social media networks challenge our rights and democratic values. Can we protect the vulnerable from their algorithms? And what needs to be done to get them working …
 
Jill and Victor are joined by former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper to break down the importance of recent spy cases and the risks posed by the events on 1/6. Then, they discuss the need for diversity in our intelligence services and their role in protecting us, before emphasizing the need for public service and defense of the comm…
 
Jill and Victor are joined by Biden’s former senior COVID advisor Andy Slavitt for an update on the Delta Variant’s effect on our pandemic response, the importance of vaccines, and what it will take to get us back to normal. Are President Biden’s mandates effective? And is our country able to come together for the common good? Get More From Andy Sl…
 
Jill and Victor are joined by former NSC Director for European Affairs, LTC. Alexander Vindman for an inside look at the deterioration of democracy and the Russian threat in Eastern Europe. They also dive into what it was like serving the country during the Trump administration, and what it takes to stand up and take action for what you believe. Ge…
 
Jill and Victor are joined by congressman Adam Schiff to talk about how we can defend and strengthen our democratic norms after the events of January 6th, solve the problems left behind by the Trump administration, and get our country moving forward again. His Protecting Our Democracy Act is a great start-- what else needs to be done? Get More From…
 
Jill and Victor are joined by legendary stand up comedian Paula Poundstone for a conversation about creating a career, finding opportunity and creative inspiration, and becoming the master of your own destiny. She also shares how we can keep comedy and humor alive while our country is still engaged in the fight against the pandemic. Get More From P…
 
Jill and Victor are joined by Rep. Jackie Speier to take on the epidemic of sexual assault in the military and find out how our country can bring justice for women and strengthen the culture of our armed forces for future generations. Then, she shares her experiences at Jonestown and the similarities she sees to the modern cult of Trump. Get More F…
 
Jill and Victor welcome psychologist and author, Mary Trump, to discuss the toll Trump’s presidency took on our country and what we can expect him to do next. Get More From Victor and Jill: Jill Wine-Banks: Twitter | Facebook | Website | Author of The Watergate Girl: My Fight For Truth & Justice Against A Criminal President | iGen Politics Victor S…
 
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