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Washington Post 30 Jun 2020

LIVE on 7/1 at 11 a.m. ET: Fed Reserve Bank of San Francisco president and CEO Mary Daly on economy

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The U.S. economy is just beginning to recover. With millions of Americans displaced from work in the ongoing pandemic, businesses and employees are fighting to stay afloat. How will the Federal Reserve help the recovery to benefit Americans across the socioeconomic spectrum? Mary C. Daly, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, joins Washington Post economics correspondent Heather Long to discuss how to rebuild an economy that works for all Americans. Join us live on Wednesday, July 1 at 11:00 a.m. ET.

Washington Post Live is the newsroom's live journalism platform, featuring interviews with top-level government officials, business leaders, cultural influencers and emerging voices on the most pressing issues driving the news cycle nationally and across the globe. From one-on-one, newsmaker interviews to in-depth multi-segment programs, Washington Post Live brings The Post's newsroom to life on stage.


New Jersey bore a heavy burden at the outset of the pandemic, as the tri-state region became the epicenter of COVID-19 in America. As part of the Leadership During Crisis series New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) joins Washington Post national political reporter Robert Costa to discuss the toll the virus has taken on the Garden State, both in lives and dollars. He'll also outline the progress his state is making in its phased reopening, and the challenges he sees ahead.

Washington Post Live is the newsroom's live journalism platform, featuring interviews with top-level government officials, business leaders, cultural influencers and emerging voices on the most pressing issues driving the news cycle nationally and across the globe. From one-on-one, newsmaker interviews to in-depth multi-segment programs, Washington Post Live brings The Post's newsroom to life on stage.
SpaceX's Crew Dragon is scheduled to take its first test flight to the International Space Station with NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken on board. The original May 27 launch date was scrubbed due to inclement weather.

The Washington Post's Libby Casey anchors the broadcast with space industry reporter Christian Davenport and will include exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the astronauts and launch. Guests include NASA astronaut Suni Williams, former NASA astronauts Scot Kelly and Pam Melory, as well as Ellen Stofan, the Director of the Smithsonian's Air & Space Museum. The program will also feature an exclusive interview with Elon Musk. Please join The Washington Post for live coverage of this historic event.
William J. Flynn is the new president and CEO of Amtrak, taking over the country's passenger railroad service in the middle of a pandemic. Amtrak had its best year ever in 2019 only to experience a 95 percent drop in ridership these past few months. Despite reducing service and taking substantial steps to shrink operating costs, Amtrak is seeking supplemental funding from Congress in order to be viable next year and beyond. Will new safety measures and a fleet of high speed trains lure riders back when the country reopens? Join Washington Post Live on Monday, June 29 at 10:00 a.m. ET.

Washington Post Live is the newsroom's live journalism platform, featuring interviews with top-level government officials, business leaders, cultural influencers and emerging voices on the most pressing issues driving the news cycle nationally and across the globe. From one-on-one, newsmaker interviews to in-depth multi-segment programs, Washington Post Live brings The Post's newsroom to life on stage.
As critics cite the failings in the U.S. response to the COVID-19 pandemic, public health officials and government leaders are looking at where the national supply chain failed and what can be done today to better prepare for the crises of tomorrow. How can we ensure that the Strategic National Stockpile is adequately replenished? What needs to be done to modernize the defense industrial base to make the national emergency response versatile and nimble enough to meet the challenges of multi-front emergencies like climate change?

Siemens USA president and CEO Barbara Humpton joins Washington Post Live on Wednesday, July 8 at 12:00 p.m. ET. to share her thoughts with Washington Post senior writer Frances Stead Sellers about national strategic preparedness and how industry behemoths like Siemens are working to ready the country for the next crisis.

Washington Post Live is the newsroom's live journalism platform, featuring interviews with top-level government officials, business leaders, cultural influencers and emerging voices on the most pressing issues driving the news cycle nationally and across the globe. From one-on-one, newsmaker interviews to in-depth multi-segment programs, Washington Post Live brings The Post's newsroom to life on stage.

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