1A is home to the national conversation. 1A brings on great guests and frames the best debate in ways that make you think, share and engage.

Airs on:
MON-THU 11pm-12am

Why Animated Content Is Thriving During The Pandemic (Rebroadcast)

Live music venues are closed. Movie sets have been largely dormant. But animation artists are hard at work.
12 min

A Surge Of COVID-19 Cases And Deaths In Los Angeles

Deaths have reached such a high level that local officials are temporarily lifting restrictions on the number of bodies that are allowed to be cremated.
47 min

How The Future Of The United States Is Thinking About The United States’ Future

We're talking to young people about how they feel about this moment in American history.
34 min

‘Careless People:’ ‘The Great Gatsby’ In The Public Domain

“Run faster, stretch out your arms farther, beat on against a current that is always pulling you towards the past.”
11 min

What We Know About The Insurrectionists Who Stormed The Capitol

We talk about the pro-Trump extremists who stormed the U.S. Capitol with BuzzFeed's Zoe Tillman. Who were they? And why did they do it?
34 min

Eerie Theories: The Psychology Behind Conspiracy

Conspiracies have taken root and bad actors in American politics have taken advantage.
46 min

What It’s Like In Washington D.C. After A Deadly Insurrection And Before The Biden Inauguratio

D.C. is home to 700,000 people. The city is far more than merely the seat of our federal government. What's it been like to live and work in the city after a violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol?
47 min

The News Roundup – International

A Russian opposition leader intends to return after being poisoned. World leaders weigh in on the impeachment.