On a special edition of Meet the Press airing this Sunday, December 26, moderator Chuck Todd takes an in-depth look at schools and race in America. The special broadcast features NBC News Correspondent Antonia Hylton’s story about a Texas principal who lost his job over charges he was pushing critical race theory on his students; an interview with Nikole Hannah-Jones, who leads The New York Times’ 1619 Project; and discussions about how children should be taught about America’s troubling racial history and the legacy of slavery.
Staff Writer, The New York Times Magazine; Creator, “The 1619 Project”; Knight Chair in Race and Journalism, Howard University
Professor, Columbia University; Staff Writer, The New Yorker; NBC News Political Contributor
Rep. Byron Donalds (R-Fla.)
Chair, Loudoun County School Board
Anchor, NBC News NOW’s “NOW Tonight with Joshua Johnson”
Associate Professor, Department of African American and African Studies, University of Minnesota
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Meet the Press with Chuck Todd is where newsmakers come to make news — setting the political agenda and spotlighting the impact Washington decision-making has on Americans across the country. It is the #1 most-watched Sunday public affairs show for the 2019-2020 season, reaching more than three million viewers every Sunday and millions more through social, digital and on-demand platforms. Meet the Press brings its authority and influencer interviews to MSNBC with MTP Daily weekdays at 1 p.m. ET, to the ongoing weekly podcast, The Chuck ToddCast, and to Meet the Press Reports, a 30-minute program on NBC News NOW and Peacock, focusing on a single topic explored through the Meet the Press lens. It’s the longest-running show in television history, recently expanding its brand to also include a political short-documentary film festival in collaboration with the American Film Institute. Chuck Todd is the political director of NBC News and the moderator of Meet the Press; Carrie Budoff Brown is the senior vice president; John Reiss is the executive producer.