Married too soon. Host Greta Van Susteren examines the plight of child brides around the globe and looks at the 12 million girls each year who are forced to give up their education and their innocence, not by choice but because culture and tradition dictate they should. In this previously aired episode, Plugged In hears from child brides and activists who believe the practice must end on “The Worth of a Girl.”
John Bolton had the ear of President Trump, advising him on the most important issues of our times. Now, the former National Security Adviser has a new book, taking readers behind the scenes during his 17 months in the White House. On Plugged In with Greta Van Susteren John Bolton opens the door to "The Room Where it Happened." Air date: July 1, 2020
The US-China relationship is at a point where there is little to agree about. From the economy and trade to Hong Kong and the coronavirus pandemic, Plugged In with Greta Van Susteren examines the roadblocks in the relationship with Brookings Institution Senior Foreign Policy Fellow Michael O'Hanlon. Air date: June 24, 2020.
Protests against police brutality and racial injustice continue across America while another black man dies in police custody. Plugged In with Greta Van Susteren examines policing and the protests, its impact on the political culture while trying to recover from the economic toll of the coronavirus pandemic. Joining Greta: hotel industry representative Chip Rogers along with Dr. Anthony Fauci and Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo. Air date: June 17, 2020.
Protests against police brutality and racial injustice have continued as George Floyd is laid to rest. Plugged In with Greta Van Susteren examines the reaction to the videotaped death of a handcuffed black man by a police officer amid the coronavirus pandemic with James Craig, Chief of Police for Detroit, Michigan and, Dr. Leana Wen, George Washington University Public Health professor, and a practicing emergency physician. Air date: June 10, 2020.
Protests are being staged across America --- some violent --- following the death of another unarmed black man by police. 46-year-old George Floyd kept pleading "I can't breathe" while a policeman's knee pressed on the neck of the handcuffed man, arrested for suspicion of using forged currency. Plugged In with Greta Van Susteren examines Floyd's death, the protests, the violence, the police response, and President Trump's warning with Peniel Joseph from the University of Texas. Airdate: June 3.
From canceled political rallies to questions about how Americans will vote, coronavirus is affecting the U.S. presidential campaign. Plugged In with Greta Van Susteren examines the impact of COVID-19 on the November election with Pulitzer Prize-winning political columnist George Will and political strategist Joe Trippi. Air date: May 27, 2020.
Coronavirus is sending the global economy into recession. Plugged In with Greta Van Susteren examines what it will take to rebuild world commerce with former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers and Caroline Fohlin, economics professor and historian at Emory University. Air date: May 20, 2020.
Dairy farmers are dumping millions of gallons of milk. Livestock is being slaughtered, but not for food. Coronavirus has broken the global food supply chain. Plugged In with Greta Van Susteren examines its impact on feeding the world, especially the hungry, and possible solutions. Greta talks to former US Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman and Maximo Torero from the UN Food and Agriculture Organization. Also, locusts by the billions plague East Africa. Again. Air date: May 13, 2020.
Coronavirus has many nations re-thinking the concept of "national security." Plugged In with Greta Van Susteren examines the pandemic's impact on national security with former U.S. Ambassador to the United National Samantha Power. Also, a Texas doctor who answered the call to help tells us what it is like inside America's coronavirus epicenter, New York City. Air date: May 6, 2020.