2022 PROGRAM SCHEDULE
MAY 15 - FURY: AMERICA'S UNCIVIL WAR
AIRING JULY 1 ON YOUR LOCAL PBS STATION
Is America bound for a second Civil War? Panelists
discuss polarization and reconciliation.
JUNE 5 - GAME OVER: POLITICS & SPORTS
AIR DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED
Athletes, coaches, and commentators weigh in
on the social role of sports.
JULY 17 - SCOTUS: TRIUMPH OR TRAGEDY?
Legal experts break down the Supreme Court’s
future and uneasy present.
JULY 31 - DEMOCRACY: THE LAST DANCE?
Autocracy ascendant. Liberal democracy faltering.
Can constitutional government survive
the 21st century?
AUGUST 21 - IS SOCIAL MEDIA THE END OF CIVILIZATION?
Social media has forever changed how we communicate.
But for better or for worse?
SEPTEMBER 18 - WOMEN'S RIGHTS: POWER REMIX
The continued struggle for women’s rights takes center stage.
OCTOBER 2 - DEMOCRACY IN COLOR
America’s racial politics and the identities that drive our discourse.
OCTOBER 30 - CAN THIS PLANET (STILL) BE SAVED?
Activists and leaders discuss Washington’s environmental
lockjam and spurring climate action.
DECEMBER 18 - OVERCOMING ADVERSITY
Amid national cynicism and anxiety, a conversation
about hope, renewal, and resilience.
JANUARY 22, 2023 - IS THE WORLD GETTING WORSE
- OR BETTER?
Most Americans argue matters have taken a turn for the worse.
What do statistics say?
FEBRUARY 12 - A TALE OF TWO ECONOMIES
Today’s vast inequalities rival the Gilded Age. What does a
widening economic gap mean for American society?
MARCH 5 - LOVE & POLITICS IN A POLARIZED AMERICA
Can love overcome the partisan divide? Politically divided
couples share how they found common ground.