Along with the show’s traditional political analysis, “Hardball with Chris Matthews” will spotlight education during NBC News’ “Education Nation On-The-Road” tour in Los Angeles and Philadelphia.
Host Chris Matthews will lead a discussion on the challenges, potential solutions and innovations spanning the education landscape with Bill Maher, Host of HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher” and former FCC chairman Michael Powell, the son of General Colin Powell, the Founding Chairman of America’s Promise Alliance. Michael Powell serves as a board member for the organization in addition to his role as President and CEO of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA).
The show’s role with “Education Nation On-The-Road” is in collaboration with NBC News’ series of special reports, programming and live events for its education “power week” in each city.
The show tapes with Bill Maher today at 2p.m. in Exposition Park between the National History Museum and the USC Coliseum.
It’s standing room only, no ticketing process. Come any time between 1:30p.m. and 3p.m. Rain or shine! Audience signs are welcome.