Former U.S. Senator Bill Bradley talks about his career and Washington politics.
Senator Bill Bradley served in the U.S. Senate from 1979 – 1997 representing the state of New Jersey. In 2000, he was a candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States. Prior to serving in the Senate, he was an Olympic gold medalist in 1964 and a professional basketball player with the New York Knicks from 1967 – 1977, during which time they won two NBA championships. In 1982, he was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame. Senator Bradley holds a BA degree in American History from Princeton University and an MA degree from Oxford University where he was a Rhodes Scholar. He has authored many books on American politics, culture and economy, including “We Can All Do Better.” Currently, Senator Bradley hosts “American Voices,” a weekly show on Sirius XM Satellite Radio that highlights the remarkable accomplishments of Americans both famous and unknown. He is also a Managing Director of Allen & Company LLC.
Kelly McEvers talks journalism, the role of the media in the 2016 election and the joys of her job.
Kelly McEvers is the host of NPR’s “Embedded” and co-host of “All Things Considered.” McEvers won many awards for her work during the Syrian conflict including a Peabody Award, Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia Award and Gracie Award. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Esquire, Slate and The Washington Monthly.