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?

from To the Point

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.

from To the Point

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Panelists discuss Biden’s responses to recent mass shootings and SCOTUS’ decision to end federal abortion rights. Do voters care that Biden scored points at summits abroad?

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Host Gustavo Arellano and panelists discuss the latest revelations from the January 6 Select Committee, climate legislation, and rising COVID cases.

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During the eighth hearing on the January 6 insurrection, the focus is expected to be former President Trump's inaction to stop the attack on the U.S. Capitol.

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from To the Point

Laurie Leshin, JPL’s new director, wants to explore the far reaches of space, find evidence of life on Mars, and make the institution more inclusive.

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