Mike McGinn, Mayor
8/2/2012 3:07:00 PM
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Ask the Mayor
Airs next on Friday, Aug. 3, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Mayor Mike McGinn visited our studios last night for the monthly, live call-in show Ask the Mayor with host Brian Callanan. Find out what the mayor had to say on a range of city topics including the end to a week-long Seattle-area garbage strike, the recent Justice Department agreement on police reform, plans for a new sports arena and growth in South Lake Union. Watch it now!
What Does it Mean to be White?
Premieres Monday, Aug. 6, 12:30 p.m.
Author Dr. Robin DiAngelo reads from her new book What Does it Mean to be White?: Developing White Racial Literacy. Di Angelo describes how race shapes the lives of white people and discusses why racism can be difficult for whites to perceive in a discussion co-sponsored by Anti-Racisit White Allies and the Seattle Race & Social Justice Initiative.
CityStream Splashback: Maritime Industry
Seattle is a maritime town and there's more to the story than our city's spectacular water views. The maritime industry is a vital part of the Emerald City's economy. While the job market may have taken a dive, "help wanted" signs can be found along our working waterfront. Penny LeGate tells us how the maritime industry is making waves in Seattle and how you can get in on the action. Watch it now!
Health Care: What Happens After the Supreme Court Ruling?
The Washington Policy Center's 10th Annual Health Care Policy Conference provided the first in-depth analysis of the Supreme Court's Affordable Care Act decision. Watch a legislative update with members of the Washington State Legislature and representatives from the governor's office discussing what's next. Tune in at 5 p.m., Monday, Aug. 6 for a panel discussion on what the landmark court ruling means for the Washington state health insurance benefit exchange, a state-regulated health care plan from which individuals may purchase insurance.
History in Motion: Seattle World's Fair
Premieres Mon. Aug. 6, 7 p.m.
We're pleased to bring you this vintage footage of the 1962 Seattle's World's Fair in full swing. In this colorful film see people riding the monorail and touring the festive Gayway amusement attractions. Watch it now! Check out a range of programs - past and present - related to the 50th anniversary of the 1962 Seattle World's Fair on our website.
Seattle Voices with Eric Liu
Trish Millines Dziko, Technology Access Foundation
Premieres Tues., Aug. 7, 7 p.m.
When Trish Millines Dziko graduated with a computer science degree in 1979, the IT world was predominantly male and white. Her career brought her to Microsoft, and while the high-tech industry exploded, women and people of color remained grossly underrepresented. In 1996, she left the for-profit world to start the Technology Access Foundation, a nonprofit whose mission is to equip students of color for success in college and life through science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education. Watch it now!
City Inside Out: Council Edition
Premieres Tues., Aug. 7, 7:30 p.m.
Will the proposed sports arena become a reality? How will city leaders work with the Department of Justice to help guide reforms to the Seattle Police Department? What steps is the City Council taking to change election campaign financing? Councilmembers Bruce Harrell, Nick Licata and Mike O'Brien join host Brian Callanan to touch on these topics and more on the August episode of Council Edition. It's not too late to get in on the conversation. Get us your questions by noon, Friday, Aug. 3. You can submit online here, via e-mail, or connect via Facebook or Twitter. Watch past episodes of City Inside/Out: Council Edition.
Bill McCollum, former Florida AG on heath care act
Premieres Tues., Aug. 7, 8 p.m.
Florida's former attorney general (2007-2011) Bill McCollum organized and led the multi-state lawsuit challenging the individual mandate in the Affordable Care Act. McCollum delivers the keynote address at The Washington Policy Center's 10th Annual Health Care Policy Conference, where he discusses the recent Supreme Court decision to uphold the "mandate" requiring individuals to buy health insurance and his views moving forward. Watch it now!
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