Washington Journal

Program Segments

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    7:00 AM EDT

    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer calls on the question: “What has been your experience at Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign rallies?”

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    7:49 AM EDT

    Republican Party and Campaign 2016

    Peter Wehner talked about his Time Magazine cover story, “What Happened to the This Party,” in which he argues that 2016 Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is the antithesis of former President Ronald Reagan. Other topics included the chances of a brokered Republican convention in July, and who among the candidates he will support for the nomination.

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    8:33 AM EDT

    Jackie Robinson and Race in America

    Ken Burns talked about his PBS documentary, Jackie Robinson, about the first black Major League Baseball player and his legacy as a leader in the civil rights movement.

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    9:32 AM EDT

    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls on the question: “Should the Senate act on President Obama’s Supreme Court nomination?” Jess Bravin, speaking by phone, talked about the vacancy on the Supreme Court.

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    9:33 AM EDT

    Jess Bravin on Supreme Court Nomination Process

    Wall Street Journal Supreme Court correspondent Jess Bravin spoke by phone about the vacancy on the Supreme Court.