Washington Journal 03/16/2019 Death Penalty Information Center's Robert Dunham discusses California's death penalty moratorium, Christian Science Monitor's Mark Trumbull discusses the "wealth tax", and highway safety advocate Joan Claybrook discusses drunk driving prevention.

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    6:59 AM EDT

    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines and social media were open to take viewer calls and comments to the question, “Is college worth the cost?”

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    8:04 AM EDT

    Robert Dunham on the Death Penalty in the U.S.

    Robert Dunham of the Death Penalty Information Center discussed the use of the death penalty across the U.S. California became the latest state to put a moratorium on the practice.

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    8:39 AM EDT

    Open Phones, Part 2

    Telephone lines and social media were open to take viewer calls and comments in response to a Financial Times article entitled, "The rise of the far-right has been ignored for too long". The article was written after reports of a gunman opening fire on worshipers in a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand on Friday, March 15.

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    9:04 AM EDT

    Mark Trumbull on the "Wealth Tax"

    Christian Science Monitor economy editor Mark Trumbull discussed the idea of the “wealth tax” that is being floated by some progressives. This program is part of a “Washington Journal” series highlighting recent magazine articles.

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    9:32 AM EDT

    Joan Claybrook on Drunk Driving Prevention

    Former National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Administrator Joan Claybrook discussed drunk driving prevention.