Todd Purdum

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Guest host Todd Purdum gets a rare first-hand look inside North Korea, the most isolated nation in the modern world. Is it the flash point of a new Cold War that might turn hot?

A view inside of the reclusive North Korea

Guest host Todd Purdum gets a rare first-hand look inside North Korea, the most isolated nation in the modern world. Is it the flash point of a new Cold War that might turn hot?

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Guest host Todd Purdum discusses the Democratic Party's growing ideological – and generational – divide and its implications for the 2018 midterms and beyond.

Can Democrats ride their populist wave or will it sink the party?

Guest host Todd Purdum discusses the Democratic Party's growing ideological – and generational – divide and its implications for the 2018 midterms and beyond.

from To the Point

Guest host Todd Purdum explores Hillary Clinton's challenges in wooing younger voters.

Can Clinton close the deal with millennials?

Guest host Todd Purdum explores Hillary Clinton's challenges in wooing younger voters.

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For the first time since 1972, California Democrats are positioned to make a difference. Fourteen candidates showed up for the party convention in San Francisco.

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When the Chief Executive lies repeatedly, what’s a reporter to do?  CNN’s Jim Acosta defends his multiple public challenges of Donald Trump in a book called, “The Enemy of the People.”

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The biggest story of modern times is bad for audience ratings. To save money, news outlets are hiding the truth of environmental disaster.

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This week’s Democratic presidential debates will feature 20 candidates, five moderators and a lot of commercials. Potential voters might not be able to learn as much as they want to.

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“Supreme Revenge” describes increasingly bitter battles over the highest court in the land. It’s the title of a Frontline documentary featuring Reagan, Obama and Trump.

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President Trump got ready to attack Iran and then, at the last minute, called it off.

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Hollywood's triumph in the global culture wars is a serious cause for concern at a time in which conglomerates and uniformity reign, argues French scholar Violaine Roussel.

from Scheer Intelligence

President Trump has invited Iran to “pick up the phone and call” him. He’s also threatened the “end” of that country. It’s the latest act  in a long international drama.

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