Moving Forward After Tragedy

Hour 2: As the citizens of Dallas continue to cope with the shock of last week’s brutal attack on law enforcement officers, we’ll talk this hour with city leaders working to hold the community together. We’ll begin the show with a conversation with Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and we’ll also be joined by Dallas Police Association vice president Michael Mata and Richie Butler, senior pastor of St. Paul United Methodist Church.

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The Business Of Poverty

This hour, we’ll talk about how government funds to help impoverished families are often syphoned off by local governments and private businesses – and how we can correct the problem – with the author of “The Poverty Industry: The Exploitation of America’s Most Vulnerable Citizens.”

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The Supreme Court’s Texas Decisions

This hour, we’ll discuss the immigration and affirmative action decisions with SMU professor of law Lackland Bloom. And later in the show, we’ll preview the court’s upcoming decision concerning restrictive abortion laws in Texas with SMU associate professor of law Jessica Dixon Weaver.

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The President’s Book of Secrets

This hour, we’ll talk about how that information is gathered – and how presidents have used it through the years – with David Priess, who served as an intelligence officer in the Bill Clinton and George W. Bush administrations. His new book is called “The President’s Book of Secrets: The Untold Story of Intelligence Briefings to America’s Presidents from Kennedy to Obama.”

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Presidential Publicity

This hour, we’ll talk about how political media events are crafted – and why they so often backfire – with the author of “Off Script: An Advance Man’s Guide to White House Stagecraft, Campaign Spectacle and Political Suicide.”

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