Ep 108 // Candidate Profile: Kirsten Gillibrand / ‘Avengers: Endgame’

Premiere DateMay 3, 2019
00:00 Intro
01:11 START /// Candidate Profile: Kirsten Gillibrand (w/ Rena Karefa Johnson, Matt Ruby, J. McVay)
02:05 Candidate biography
09:15 Comments on bio / “evolving” on issues vs. changing policies per constituency
21:11 Campaign launch and rollout
22:30 Issue: RESTORING OUR VALUES
28:55 Issue: FIGHTING FOR WOMEN AND FAMILIES
35:05 Issue: GETTING CORRUPTION AND GREED OUT OF GOVERNMENT
41:25 Issue: MAKING THE ECONOMY WORK FOR ALL OF US
47:44 Issue: KEEP AMERICA SAFE
57:18 More thoughts on policies
59:08 Facing Trump
64:49 “Bullets” (BTR Live Studio, 2019) Bird Streets
69:16 Movie Review: Jacqueline Soller on ‘Avengers: Endgame’
70:07 Movie Chat w/ Jacqueline Soller & J. McVay (Spoiler Alert)
113:50 Outro / Credits
114:40 Finish.

Rena Karefa-Johnson, Matt Ruby, and J. McVay continue a new project in which they examine the experience and policies of candidates in upcoming elections. Second up is Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, candidate for the 2020 Democratic nomination for president.

Later in the episode, Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay discuss the recently released movie, ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ directed by Anthony and Joe Russo and starring every actor ever.

And we’ll take an exclusive early listen to a performance by New York artist Bird Streets, from their upcoming BTR Live Studio session.

Music composed by and show edited by Hansdale Hsu.

HOST J. McVay
J grew up down in Louisiana and Texas before moving to NYC for college. After college, he decided to stick around, working in film and television production for well over a decade. He came to BTR in 2011 when he…

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