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“HEADLINERS: Robert F. Kennedy” airs Sunday, June 3 on MSNBC

05/25/18 02:23PM

On Sunday, June 3, MSNBC will air HEADLINERS: Robert F. Kennedy. The program features interviews with family members, including his daughter and nephews, reflecting on Robert F. Kennedy’s legacy. Learn how his message of unifying a divided nation made RFK a hero to young and old, rich and poor alike—a message still as resonant today almost 50... read more

“HEADLINERS: Black Panther” airs Sunday, May 27 on MSNBC

05/20/18 09:19PM

On Sunday, May 27, MSNBC will air HEADLINERS: Black Panther, a special hour offering a behind-the-scenes look at the Marvel film that shattered box office records and awakened America’s conscience. The program features new interviews with director Ryan Coogler and stars - including Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan and Lupita Nyong’o -... read more

What will Michael Cohen’s seized documents tell investigators?

What will Michael Cohen’s seized documents tell investigators?

05/15/18 02:20PM

Michael Cohen is making news because he is the president’s attorney and because of a surprise FBI raid on his office and residences searching for documents and payment information. But who is the man behind the speculation? Headliners examines the life of Michael Cohen and what could be next in the investigation swirling around him. watch

“HEADLINERS: John McCain” airs Sunday, May 20 on MSNBC

05/14/18 03:41PM

MSNBC’s HEADLINERS series highlights public figures at the forefront of our national dialogue and at the center of today’s news. On Sunday, May 20, MSNBC will air HEADLINERS: JOHN McCAIN, a special hour offering a deeper look at the life of this political maverick days before the release of his memoir. read more

"HEADLINERS: Queen Elizabeth II" airs Sunday, May 13 on MSNBC

05/07/18 03:32PM

MSNBC’s HEADLINERS series highlights public figures at the forefront of our national dialogue and at the center of today’s news. On Sunday, May 13, MSNBC will air HEADLINERS: Queen Elizabeth II, a special hour offering an in-depth look at the life of the longest-reigning British monarch as the next royal wedding quickly approaches. From her... read more

‘HEADLINERS: Elizabeth Warren’ airs Sunday, May 6 on MSNBC

04/30/18 01:20PM

MSNBC’s HEADLINERS series highlights public figures at the forefront of our national dialogue and at the center of today’s news. On Sunday, May 6, MSNBC will air HEADLINERS: Elizabeth Warren, a special hour offering an in-depth look at the life of one of the leading voices of the Democratic resistance. The program features an extended interview... read more

Why Flynn had shortest tenure of any National Security Advisor in history

Why Michael Flynn had shortest tenure of any National Security...

04/19/18 03:16PM

As a three-star Lt. General during the war on terror, Michael Flynn was considered by many in national security circles to be one of the greatest intelligence officers of his generation. Now Flynn is at the center of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign and has pleaded guilty to making false statements to... watch

James Comey’s history of confrontation in Washington

James Comey’s history of confrontation in Washington

04/19/18 03:14PM

As a prosecutor and Director of the FBI, James Comey held himself to the highest standard of integrity, only to be attacked by a president and by both sides of the aisle. His firing would recast Comey as witness to history, placing him at the center of a political storm. In this Headliners, the path of James Comey’s life and career that brought... watch

Why some insiders think Mueller is the right man for Russia investigation

Is Robert Mueller the right man for the Russia investigation?

04/19/18 03:14PM

Named Special Counsel in the spring of 2017, Robert Mueller is in charge of one of the most consequential investigations in political history — looking into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. But what do we know about the man who shuns the spotlight for himself and his team? This episode of Headliners takes an in-depth look... watch

'HEADLINERS: James Comey' airs Sunday, April 15 on MSNBC

04/10/18 11:40AM

MSNBC’s HEADLINERS series highlights public figures at the forefront of our national dialogue and at the center of today’s news. On Sunday, April 15, MSNBC will air HEADLINERS: James Comey, a special hour offering an in-depth look at the life of James Comey prior to the release of his revealing new memoir “A Higher Loyalty.” The controversial... read more

'HEADLINERS: Robert Mueller' airs Sunday, April 8 on MSNBC

04/03/18 09:22PM

The special hour offers an in-depth look at the life of the man at the center of the Russia investigation. From his courageous acts during the Vietnam War to his time as FBI Director, colleagues and friends offer an unique perspective into what drives this intriguing public servant. read more

Easter weekend and beyond, Pope Francis makes a global impact

Pope Francis makes a global impact

03/30/18 02:22PM

Five years since his election, a Pew poll finds most American Catholics describe Pope Francis as compassionate and humble. Father Matt O‘Donnell in Chicago, describes the impact the Pope has had on his community and across the globe. watch

'HEADLINERS: Pope Francis' airs Sunday, April 1 on MSNBC

03/26/18 09:08PM

Watch 'HEADLINERS: Pope Francis', a special hour offering an in-depth look at the life of the leader of the Catholic Church. Born into a working class family in Buenos Aires, Pope Francis has remained true to his roots bringing the church to the people. He is an advocate for an array of global issues, guiding an institution steeped in... read more

The gift of life: How organ donation gives...

How organ donation works

11/21/17 03:17PM

An organ donor can save upwards of eight lives and over 50 with the donation of tissue. But what is organ donation and how does someone become a donor? Vice president of Organ Operations for the California Transplant Donor Network Sean Vanslyck explains how it works. watch

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