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Wednesday, October 7 2020

Inside the Newsroom: Gubernatorial Debate Preview

Crosscut / Community event

Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee and Republican challenger Loren Culp will square off for their only debate on the evening of October 7, broadcast live on KCTS9. Before they take the virtual stage, Crosscut journalists will discuss the dynamics of the race and break down the issues that will dominate the debate.

Wednesday, October 14 2020

A Conversation with Rick Steves

KCTS 9 / Community event

Join KCTS 9 and Rick Steves for a conversation about everything from life at home for the intrepid traveler to behind the scenes details and the future of travel.

Wednesday, October 21 2020

Inside the Newsroom: "Law & Order"

Crosscut / Community event

In a year of unprecedented crises dominating the news cycle, long-standing questions about policing and public safety have managed to crop up again and again. Following high-profile shootings by officers, police reform has become central to local and national races. In his closing arguments for a second term, President Trump has declared himself the “law and order” candidate while his opponents accuse him of fueling disorder. In Seattle, the issue has been playing out in the streets and at city hall as leaders respond to calls to rethink public safety. This edition of Inside the Newsroom will look at the new Crosscut-Elway Poll, which focused on public opinion on these issues, and consider the political and policy implications of the results.

Wednesday, October 28 2020

Crosscut Talks Live

Crosscut / Community event

Join us for a special live edition of the weekly Crosscut Talks podcast. Crosscut Manager Editor, Mark Baumgarten talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning authors NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF and SHERYL WuDUNN about their book, Tightrope, an exploration of the crisis of working-class, rural America.