Finding Your Roots Washington: Old Growth to New Beginnings

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January 21, 2021
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Join Crosscut's Knute Berger as we explore our region’s “roots” and how, like in our forests, the remains of “old growth” often provide the foundation and energy for new life. Presented by KCTS 9.

The Biden Presidency with Biographer Evan Osnos

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January 26, 2021
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Days after the presidential inauguration, Crosscut and KCTS 9 sit down with Evan Osnos, Joe Biden's biographer, whose new book Joe Biden: The Life, The Run and What Matters Now, draws from unprecedented access to the president-elect himself - and dozens more. Osnos will share his perspective on Biden's personal and professional journey, and explore how it may be prologue for his presidency.

Special thank you to our At-Large series sponsor BECU.

Inside the Newsroom: This Changes Everything

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February 2, 2021
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Join Crosscut on February 2nd for a look inside the making of season 2 of This Changes Everything, which will focus on recent efforts to transform public safety and policing. Speakers include Crosscut reporter David Kroman and producer Sara Bernard

Crosscut Festival

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May 3, 2021 - May 8, 2021
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Journalists, politicians, authors, and newsmakers from our community and across the nation come together to take a hard look at the people, policy and events that shape our lives. This year's speakers include Judy Woodruff, Rick Steves, Pramila Jayapal, Robert Reich and many more (full schedule to be released in March).

A Conversation with Congresswoman Suzan DelBene

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January 12, 2021
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Congresswoman Suzan DelBene, the newly elected leader of the New Democrat Coalition, joins Crosscut’s Northwest Newsmakers host, Monica Guzman, to discuss her role as a leader of the centrist wing of the party, policy priorities and the Biden administration, the environment and infrastructure, data privacy legislation and impeachment. 

Special thank you to our Northwest Newsmakers series sponsor Waldron

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Inside the Newsroom: Crosscut Escapes

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January 7, 2021
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Starla Sampaco speaks to Crosscut’s Science & the Environment editor Ted Alvarez and Director of the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network, Harold Tobin about the new podcast Crosscut Escapes. They discuss the process of creating the podcast, how listening can help us escape, how worried we should be about “the big one” and how science can enhance the mysteries of nature.

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The COVID Crisis with Dr. Vin Gupta

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December 16, 2020
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Physician and health policy expert Dr. Vin Gupta joins Crosscut’s Northwest Newsmakers host, Monica Guzman, to discuss both political and medical issues surrounding the current public health crisis, from public trust of the emerging vaccine to the question of spreading the virus after vaccination.

Special thank you to our Northwest Newsmakers series sponsor Waldron

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