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This edition: A Look Into Trump's Cabinet

Episode Details

Original tape date: December 7, 2016.

First aired: December 7, 2016.

Brian Lehrer and guests examine the Donald Trump cabinet nominees responsible for domestic policy. Joining Brian to discuss: Oren Cass, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute; Joseph P. Viteritti, chair of the Urban Policy and Planning department at Hunter College; and, Tamara Draut, vice president of policy research at Demos. Later in the show, historian Joshua Zeitz, best-selling author of “Lincoln's Boys: John Hay, John Nicolay, and the War for Lincoln’s Image”, joins Brian to discuss how making America “Great Again” means not just undoing Barack Obama’s accomplishments, but also the dismantling of LBJ’s “Great Society.”

Guest List

Oren Cass Senior Fellow, The Manhattan Institute

Tamara Draut Vice President of Policy and Research, Demos

Dr. Joseph P. Viteritti Chair, Urban Affairs and Planning, Hunter College/CUNY

Josh Zeitz Author, “Lincoln’s Boys”