The relationship between the U.S. president and the press is discussed with journalists Ann Compton, Ed Henry and Susan Page; former White House press secretary Mike McCurry; and historian Harold Holzer.
How modern newsrooms innovate and maintain quality. Guests include Sam Feist (CNN), Evan McMorris-Santoro (BuzzFeed), Jon Sawyer (Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting) and Gabriella Stern (Wall Street Journal).
The 1963 March on Washington is remembered by former NAACP chairman Julian Bond; Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.); former UN ambassador Andrew Young; Gwen Ifill ("PBS NewsHour"); Dr. John Wilson (Morehouse College); journalist Dorothy Gilliam; and Kalb himself, who covered it for "CBS Evening News."
Presidential debates are discussed with Bob Schieffer (CBS News); reporter Sander Vanocur, who was a questioner at the 1960 Kennedy-Nixon debates; Judy Woodruff (PBS NewsHour); and Mike McCurry and Janet Brown of the Commission on Presidential Debates.
Reporting on the 2008-09 economic crisis is discussed with Alexis Glick (FBN), Diana Henriques (New York Times), Steve Pearlstein (Washington Post) and Ali Velshi (CNN). Also: how the news media affects the market; how business influences the media.