The 11th Hour with Brian Williams

By Brian Williams, MSNBC

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Join Brian Williams as he delivers the latest updates on evolving news stories and places the major political events of the day into context.

Episode Date
Day 92: Chauvin verdict pushes police reform to the forefront

Biden is pushing Congress to act on police reform as two new police shootings - in Ohio and North Carolina - as well as the Derek Chauvin trial verdict prompt a renewed national conversation on police use of force. Peter Baker, Brittany Packnett Cunningham, CK Hoffler, Eugene Robinson, Mike Murphy, and Dr. Nahid Bhadelia all join the program.

Apr 22, 2021
DAY 91: Derek Chauvin found guilty of murdering George Floyd

After just over 10 hours of deliberation, the jury found Derek Chauvin guilty on all 3 charges in the murder of George Floyd. Following the verdict, Floyd’s family and protesters expressed relief, but renewed calls for systemic police reform. Pres. Biden encouraged Congress to take up the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, saying the guilty verdict alone is “not enough.” Ashley Parker, Paul Butler, Marilyn Mosby, Carmen Best, Chuck Rosenberg, Baratunde Thurston and Jason Johnson join.

Apr 21, 2021
Day 90: Jury deliberation begins in Chauvin trial

Closing arguments in the Derek Chauvin case give way to the first night of jury deliberation. President Biden says he is “willing to compromise” on infrastructure at a meeting with a bipartisan group of lawmakers. Plus, the president urges those 16 and older to get the vaccine, as eligibility opens up in all 50 states. And Former Vice President Walter Mondale died today at the age of 93. Yamiche Alcindor, Cythia Alksne, Marilyn Mosby, James Carville, Tim Miller and Dr. Michael Osterholm all join.

Apr 20, 2021
Day 87: Biden faced with new mass shooting as he attempts to carry out agenda
Biden calls gun violence a “national embarrassment” after eight people were killed in shooting at an Indiana FedEx facility. Demonstrations continue over fatal police shootings. Pelosi calls for a special commission to investigate the January 6th Capitol riot. And far-right Republican lawmakers are forming the “America First Caucus” to protect "Anglo-Saxon political traditions." Eugene Daniels, Carol Leonnig, Cynthia Alksne, Bill Kristol, Caroline Randall Williams and Michael Beschloss join.
Apr 17, 2021
Day 86: Protests continue over the killing of Dante Wright
Day 86: Protests continue over the killing of Dante Wright Protests in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota continue for a fifth night, following the shooting of Daunte Wright by a police officer. In nearby Minneapolis, the murder trial of Derek Chauvin is nearing an end. And in Chicago, newly released body camera footage of a police officer shooting a 13-year-old sparks grief and outrage. Meanwhile, the Biden Administrations imposes harsh sanctions on Russia. Peter Baker, Yamiche Alcindor, Paul Butler, Eddie Glaude Jr., Tim Miller and Dr. Kavita Patel join to discuss that and more.
Apr 16, 2021
Day 85: Biden details plans to get U.S. troops out of Afghanistan

Pres. Biden has announced his plans to get the U.S. military out of Afghanistan and end America's longest war. Plus, police broke up protests for a fourth night in Brooklyn Center, MN, following the shooting death of Daunte Wright. The officer who resigned after the shooting now faces second degree manslaughter. We discuss that and more with Philip Rucker, Jeremy Bash, CK Hoffler, Cal Perry, Eugene Robinson, Matt K. Lewis, and Dr. Nahid Bhadelia.

Apr 15, 2021
Bonus Episode: Edward Snowden's full interview on Trump, privacy, democracy & more

On the even of his memoir 'Permanent Record' being published, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden talked at length from Moscow with MSNBC's Brian Williams in an exclusive interview. Here is their full discussion, including portions of the interview that did not air on The 11th Hour because of time constraints. This is their discussion in its entirety in podcast form, edited down slightly for clarity.

Sep 17, 2019