The Big Picture
The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann - news, opinion, and debate - is a daily TV program owned and produced by Thom Hartmann, produced in the studios of RT TV in Washington, DC, and syndicated nationally by both RT and Free Speech TV.
It airs live Monday through Friday at 7:00 p.m. with repeat at 10:00 p.m. eastern on the RT America network, and on the FSTV Network.
The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann reaches over 55 million TV households domestically, and over 500 million households internationally.
Available HERE on ITunes as a free daily podcast
This Week On The Big Picture
Today Feb. 26, 2015
NEED TO KNOW: Is America 'disappearing' people? America's Lawyer Mike Papantonio, Ring of Fire Radio
SCREWED: Net Neutrality...the 11th hour - Tim Karr, Free Press
BEST OF THE REST: Your home is your prison - Maya Schenwar, Locked Down, Locked Out: Why Prison Doesn’t Work and How We Can Do Better / Truthout
AND, DC's strange brew for legalization - Dr. Malik Burnett, Drug Policy Alliance
DAILY TAKE: Obamacare is not some socialist marxist leftist plot...
. . . LIVE from D.C. starting at 7pm eastern
For tonight's Converations with Great Minds - Thom is joined by one of America's greatest living historians - Eric Foner. Currently the DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University - Professor Foner is a leading authority on slavery - the Civil War - and Reconstruction. He's won the Bancroft Prize - the Lincoln Prize and the Pulitzer Prize - most recently for his 2011 book - "The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery” Professor Foner has also served as the President of the Organization of American Historians - President ofthe American Historical Association - and President of the Society of American Historians. His new book - "Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad" - is a fascinating look at the real story behind the fight against slavery.