PROGRAM SCHEDULE

OUR NEXT PROGRAM

DECEMBER 18

HOPE VS. DESPAIR: A DAILY BATTLE

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN - VIRTUAL EVENT

Amid national cynicism and anxiety, a conversation

about hope, renewal, and resilience.

2023 PROGRAMS

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. 

PAST PROGRAMS (2022 SEASON)

MAY 15 - FURY: AMERICA'S UNCIVIL WAR

AIRED 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

AIRED AUGUST 1 ON YOUR LOCAL PBS STATION

Athletes, coaches, and commentators weigh in

on the social role of sports.  

JULY 17 - SCOTUS: TRIUMPH OR TRAGEDY?

AIRED SEPTEMBER 1 ON YOUR LOCAL PBS STATION

Legal experts break down the Supreme Court’s

future and uneasy present.

JULY 31 - DEMOCRACY: THE LAST DANCE?

AIRED OCTOBER 1 ON YOUR LOCAL PBS STATION

Autocracy ascendant. Liberal democracy faltering.

Can constitutional government survive

the 21st century?

AUGUST 21 - IS SOCIAL MEDIA THE END OF CIVILIZATION? 

AIRED NOVEMBER 1 ON YOUR LOCAL PBS STATION

Social media has forever changed how we communicate.

But for better or for worse?

SEPTEMBER 18 - WOMEN'S RIGHTS: POWER REMIX

AIRING SOON

The continued struggle for women’s rights takes center stage.

OCTOBER 2 - DEMOCRACY IN COLOR

AIRING SOON

America’s racial politics and the identities that drive our discourse.

OCTOBER 30 - CAN THIS PLANET (STILL) BE SAVED?

AIRING SOON

Activists and leaders discuss Washington’s environmental

logjam and spurring climate action.