From famous actors to tech trailblazers to domestic workers, Katie Couric talks to change makers about why we still haven’t achieved gender equality.
What is the line between sensitivity and censorship? In today’s episode, we are navigating the realm of political correctness, from trigger warnings to safe spaces. New York Times Op-Ed writer Frank Bruni joins to discuss what he sees as the promise and pitfalls of hot-button issues like cultural appropriation and the idea of “checking your privilege.” Plus, listeners call in with their own thoughts on PC culture.
On college campuses and in small towns, Katie Couric talks with controversial speakers and student organizers about the idea of political correctness.
Half of Americans say they have never met a Muslim. What’s it like to be Muslim in America today? Brian and I take to the stage at South by Southwest for a live podcast taping with guests Wajahat Ali, a New York Times contributing op-ed writer, and Mona Haydar, a Syrian-American rapper and activist. We have a frank conversation about the joys and pressures of being American Muslims, misconceptions about Islam, and how US media coverage plays into all of the above.
The first episode of my National Geographic documentary series, America Inside Out, is out now! To mark the occasion, we welcome Bryan Stevenson of the Equal Justice Initiative. After graduating from Harvard Law School, Bryan could have gone anywhere—he chose to move to Alabama to help confront racial disparities and reform the criminal justice system. On the pod, we discuss Bryan’s childhood experiences with school segregation, the problem with Confederate monuments, and shining a light on one of the darkest chapters in American history: the post-Civil War period of Jim Crow and lynching.
“ It seems that every day, there’s a new story and a new vocabulary around gender that’s challenging our long-held attitudes and preconceptions about what makes us who we are. ‘Gender Revolution’ will go beyond the headlines to examine the why, the how and what it all means, with intimate stories of the people who are at the forefront of this new frontier. ”
Katie Couric explores the many ways that technology is upending our lives.
Katie Couric travels to rural and Rust Belt America to examine the real roots of anger and frustration among America’s white working class.
Check out the first episode of “America Inside Out.” I traveled through the country to explore the controversy over removing Confederate monuments.
Jimmy Kimmel turned 50 recently so Katie Couric asked if she could accompany him for his first colonoscopy. While that seemed to be a very unusual request Jimmy knows that this is something Katie is passionate about and it’s an important thing to do when you’re of a certain age. So with that said, let’s watch a camera go where no camera has gone before. #StandUpToCancer
In her series ‘America Inside Out with Katie Couric,’ Couric travels the country to find out where we are as a nation in 2018. In the series finale, she tackles the subject of political correctness on college campuses. Couric joins Morning Joe to discuss.
Brian Lehrer leads the conversation about what matters most now in local and national politics, our own communities and our lives. He is joined by Katie Couric, journalist, podcaster, documentary filmmaker and correspondent and executive producer of her new Nat Geo series “America Inside Out,” which looks at gender inequities across industries, outrage and so-called “PC culture” on college campuses, and other big cultural, political and social issues of today.
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among men and women combined in the U.S. This year, it will kill an estimated 50,000 people. Their families will endure unthinkable pain, witness unbearable suffering and say goodbye far too soon. Sadly, it’s a story we both know by heart…
So excited to share the first trailer for my upcoming series “America Inside Out” on Nat Geo Channel!! For the past six months, I’ve traveled throughout the country, talking with all kinds of people about some of the most divisive topics of our time. The six-part series will premiere on April 11th and I can’t wait for you all to watch and come on the journey with me. #AmericaInsideOut
Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., a decorated Marine Corps veteran, has quickly made a name for himself as an outspoken critic of President Trump. I spoke with Moulton about his decision to run for office, his views on President Trump and the future of the Democratic Party.
Just over the East River of Manhattan lies one of the most ethnically diverse areas in the world. As any local can tell you, Queens has become NYC’s fastest growing borough with a recent influx of new families, young professionals, and businesses both large and small.
With a thriving downtown, a bustling restaurant scene and world-renowned museums, there’s no doubt Cleveland, Ohio, is experiencing a cultural renaissance. In part two of our Cities Rising series in Cleveland, I stopped by West Side Market, met up with Matthew McConaughey, and more.
DJ Khaled — hip-hop producer, Snapchat guru, author, record label executive and music mogul — is ready for “another one.” With his 10th album, huge summer hits and a new son, Khaled has a lot to be grateful for. I sat down with Khaled to talk about his latest album, Grateful, which comes out on June 23; his collaborations with the likes of Beyoncé, Rihanna and Justin Bieber, as well as his son, Asahd — who is an executive producer on the album, by the way — and how fatherhood changed his life.