The General Election is days away and PBS will air an hour-long Washington Week special Friday at 8pm on WITF-TV.
Moderator and managing editor of Washington Week Robert Costa appears on Smart Talk Friday to discuss the election landscape and re-visit Pennsylvania voters he spoke with in 2016. Costa is also a national political reporter for The Washington Post and a political analyst for NBC News and MSNBC.
Swing state analysis: What is the election forecast in Michigan?
We continue to talk with journalists in swing states about Tuesday’s presidential election. The next conversation features a Michigan election analysis with Dave Boucher, government and politics reporter with the Detroit Free Press, which is part of the USA TODAY owned network of newspapers.
PBS launches national story telling project
American Portrait is a national storytelling project aligned with PBS’s 50th anniversary celebration, and invites America to participate in a national conversation about what it really means to be an American today.
Keira McGuire is a WITF multimedia producer and she’ll also appear Friday to talk about WITF’s original production and how people can submit stories.
Securing the food supply chain
At the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic Americans experienced some food and product shortages as a result of individuals stockpiling certain items. Toilet paper and cleaning supplies were often difficult to find, and in some cases, still are. With coronavirus cases increasing across the country and in Pennsylvania, along with colder weather on the way, some are beginning to stockpile food and other items again. Is supply a reason for concern? Andrea Karns is the Vice President of Sales and Marketing with Karns Foods and she joins Smart Talk to discuss the food supply chain.