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1A aspires to be the most important daily conversation about the issues of our time. The show takes a deep and unflinching look at America, bringing context and insight to stories unfolding across the country and the world. 1A explores important issues such as policy, politics, and technology, while also delving into lighter subjects such as pop culture, sports and humor.

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Alabama: Now What?

Dec 13, 2017

All politics are local … until they aren’t.

Tina Brown To The Max

Dec 11, 2017

Nobody chronicled the 1980s like Tina Brown. And her chronicling of the decade helped to reshape American culture.

Brown re-invented Vanity Fair for the modern era, and her controversial stint at The New Yorker brought a new approach (and photographs … and more readers) to the legendary magazine.

75 Years Of The Golden Globe Awards

Dec 11, 2017

The nominations for the 75th Golden Globe Awards are out. Winners will be announced at a televised ceremony in early 2018. We take a look at the film and TV projects that caught the Globes’ attention this year.

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Voters in Alabama are divided. Polls show that it’s anybody’s race in the state’s special election for the Senate.

Friday News Roundup - International

Dec 8, 2017

Fulfilling a campaign promise, President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital this week. The move sparked riots and protests.