U.S. Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic

Ed Yong talked about his recent article for The Atlantic, “How the Pandemic Defeated America,” on the U.S. response to the coronavirus pandemic. He discussed… read more

Ed Yong talked about his recent article for The Atlantic, “How the Pandemic Defeated America,” on the U.S. response to the coronavirus pandemic. He discussed some of the shortcomings of the Trump administration’s response to the outbreak, including mixed messaging, the failure to set up proper testing and tracing protocols, and the marginalization of public health experts, including those at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He also talked about how the U.S. could improve its response and how a Joe Biden administration might be able handle the crisis if the former vice president were elected in November 2020. The event, “The Big Story: How the Virus Won,” was hosted by The Atlantic. close

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Program ID:
474755-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 13, 2020 | 10:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Aug 15, 2020 | 4:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Aug 13, 2020 | 10:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 14, 2020 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 14, 2020 | 11:20am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 15, 2020 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 15, 2020 | 4:13pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 15, 2020 | 4:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 22, 2020 | 8:49pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO