Nancy Pelosi is ‘Deadly Serious’ About Impeachment; Seeing Race, Class & Power Through Brooklyn Schools; The Clintons on Gutsy Women
Coming up on today’s show:
Gabriel Debenedetti, national correspondent for New York Magazine, brings a behind-the-scenes look at how House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has handled the last three weeks since she announced she would back an impeachment inquiry into the president. Plus, the latest in impeachment inquiry news.
Rachel Holliday Smith, reporter at The City, and Gloria Pazmino, politics reporter at New York 1, talk about today’s vote to close Rikers Island and replace it with borough jails.
Co-producers and co-hosts of the podcast “School Colors,” Mark Winston Griffith, the executive director of the Brooklyn movement Center, and Max Freedman, journalist, talk about their podcast which examines how race, class and power shape American cities and schools through a deep-dive into those issues in Central Brooklyn. Next up: How NYC’s introduction of school choice has played out.
Authors of The Book of Gutsy Women: Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience (Simon & Schuster, 2019), Hillary Rodham Clinton, Democratic nominee for president in 2016, former Secretary of State, former U.S. senator from New York and former first lady of the United States, and Chelsea Clinton, global health advocate, discuss their favorite courageous women.