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Brought to you by Jill Wine-Banks and Victor Shi, the Intergenerational Politics Podcast tackles the issues facing our nation, asks the questions you want to be answered, and most importantly, engages all generations in politics.

Jill Wine-Banks is the only woman to have served on the Watergate prosecution team, is an MSNBC Legal Analyst, and is the author of "The Watergate Girl: My Fight for Truth and Justice Against a Criminal President." Victor Shi is a freshman at UCLA, the youngest delegate for Joe Biden in Illinois, former organizer on the Biden for President campaign, and an advocate for democratic reform.
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iGen team Jill and Victor bring on the former Secretary of Defense Chris Miller to get the inside scoop on what happened to our country on January 6th.  Did those in charge do enough to stop it?  How did things evolve on the ground?  And most importantly, how do we make sure something like it never happens again?  Get More From Fmr. Defense Secretary Chris Miller: Fmr. Defense Secretary Chris Miller: Defense.gov |Get More From Victor and Jill:  Jill Wine-Banks: Twitter | Facebook | Website | Author of The Watergate Girl: My Fight For Truth & Justice Against A Criminal President | iGen Politics Victor Shi: Twitter |Medium | Blog w/Jill Wine-Banks |  Former Biden Delegate: @Bideninaugural | iGen Politics Email iGen Politics at igp@politicon.comOr tweet using #iGenPoliticsFind iGen Politics on social media: Twitter | Instagram  For Transcripts: Website Link: https://politicon.com/podcasts/chris-miller/
89: Paxton Smith

89: Paxton Smith

2021-06-0929:55

iGen team Jill and Victor welcome Valedictorian and viral star Paxton Smith from Texas high school LHHS to discuss her surprise graduation speech taking on her state’s “Heartbeat Bill” and the future of women's rights.  During their conversation, we find out about her inspiration, her future in activism, what people need to do to be effective in making change-- no matter how old you are or where you live. We had an issue with Jill's audio feed, sorry about that. Get More From Paxton Smith: Paxton Smith: Valedictorian Speech | Instagram | Bio Get More From Victor and Jill:  Jill Wine-Banks: Twitter | Facebook | Website | Author of The Watergate Girl: My Fight For Truth & Justice Against A Criminal President | iGen Politics Victor Shi: Twitter |Medium | Blog w/Jill Wine-Banks |  Former Biden Delegate: @Bideninaugural | iGen Politics Email iGen Politics at igp@politicon.comOr tweet using #iGenPoliticsFind iGen Politics on social media: Twitter | Instagram
88: Judy Woodruff

88: Judy Woodruff

2021-06-0201:11:31

iGen team Jill and Victor bring on the anchor and managing editor of PBS NewsHour, Judy Woodruff to examine the changes we’ve seen in the country while she’s been covering it for us.  But despite our nation’s recent division, we have made it through tougher times, and with a new administration and a slowing of the pandemic, we all have a future that is slowly starting to look brighter by the day. Get More From Judy Woodruff: Judy Woodruff: Twitter | PBS NewsHour | @NewsHour Get More From Victor and Jill:  Jill Wine-Banks: Twitter | Facebook | Website | Author of The Watergate Girl: My Fight For Truth & Justice Against A Criminal President | iGen Politics Victor Shi: Twitter |Medium | Blog w/Jill Wine-Banks |  Former Biden Delegate: @Bideninaugural | iGen Politics Email iGen Politics at igp@politicon.com Or tweet using #iGenPoliticsFind iGen Politics on social media: Twitter | Instagram
Jill and Victor are joined by Chess GrandMaster and human rights activist Garry Kasparov and his partner on the Renew Democracy Initiative Uriel Epshtein, to discuss the threats to democracy here at home, around the world, and what young people can do about them! Get More From Garry Kasparov & Uriel Epshtein: Garry Kasparov: Twitter | Facebook | Renew Democracy Initiative | Human Rights Foundation Uriel Epshtein: Twitter | Renew Democracy Initiative | PDL Initiative  Get More From Victor and Jill:  Jill Wine-Banks: Twitter | Facebook | Website | Author of The Watergate Girl: My Fight For Truth & Justice Against A Criminal President | iGen Politics Victor Shi: Twitter |Medium | Blog w/Jill Wine-Banks |  Former Biden Delegate: @Bideninaugural | iGen Politics Email iGen Politics at igp@politicon.comOr tweet using #iGenPoliticsFind iGen Politics on social media: Twitter | Instagram
86: Jeh Johnson

86: Jeh Johnson

2021-05-1901:04:34

On this episode of iGen Politics, former Secretary of Homeland Security  Jeh Johnson joins us just 150 days after the January 6th insurrection to talk about the current landscape of domestic extremism, the road ahead for alt-right, white-nationalist groups, the need for an independent, bipartisan commission to investigate what caused the January 6th insurrection and how to prevent another one from happening, and the role President Biden's Department of Homeland Security and other agencies have in stopping domestic extremism from continuing to harm our country. Before becoming Secretary of Homeland Security under President Biden, Jeh served as General Counsel of the Department of Defense, General Counsel of the Department of the Air Force, and as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York. Currently, Jeh is a partner at the Paul Weiss law firm. 
85: Susan Page

85: Susan Page

2021-05-1201:01:08

Susan Page, the author of the new book, “Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi and the Lessons of Power" and USA Today Washington Bureau Chief, joins Jill Wine-Banks and Victor Shi for an all-new episode of iGen Politics to talk about not only her life as a journalist, but also Susan's insights into Speaker Nancy Pelosi after 10 interviews with her for her autobiography. We discuss everything from Susan's first interview to Nancy's unapologetic style to what her legacy will be for generations to come. Susan Page has written two autobiographies, the first was about former First Lady Barbara Bush, titled "The Matriarch" and the second about Nancy Pelosi. As the Washington Bureau Chief of USA Today, she has covered seven White House Administrations, eleven presidential elections, reported from six continents and dozens of foreign countries, and moderated the vice-presidential debate between Mike Pence and Kamala Harris. She also appears regularly on television sharing her political insights. 
84: Cy Vance Jr

84: Cy Vance Jr

2021-05-0501:00:35

Manhattan’s District Attorney, Cyrus Vance Jr. is looming large in former President Donald Trump's life as he is leading one of the most high-profile criminal investigations into Trump financial dealings. In addition to his investigation of Trump, Cy has also worked to transform the Manhattan District Attorney's office to include cybercrime, sex trafficking, and terrorism while also leading numerous other high-profile courtroom victories, including People v. Weinstein. Prior to being elected District Attorney in 2010, Cy worked as an Assistant District Attorney in the office he now leads, served as special assistant to the New York Attorney General, co-founded the McNaul Ebel Nawrot Helgren & Vance law firm in Seattle, and joined Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello as a partner when he returned to NY. We join him on this episode to talk about his upbringing, some of his proudest moments as District Attorney, his investigation into former President Trump, the Harvey Weinstein case, and what's in store for him after he retires at the end of the year.Yes we know the audio quality is not as good as we would want on Mr Vance Jr’s end, but we hope you still enjoy the show.Intergenerational Politics is a podcast created by Jill Wine-Banks and Victor Shi dedicated to engaging all generations in politics with weekly unfiltered conversations with experts across the nation. Be sure to subscribe to and rate us on Apple Podcasts. You can also find us on Spotify or any other podcast streaming services.Find Intergenerational Politics on social media: Twitter: https://twitter.com/Intrgenpolitics Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/intergenpoliticspodcast/
Intergenerational Politics is a podcast created by Jill Wine-Banks and Victor Shi dedicated to engaging all generations in politics with weekly unfiltered conversations with experts across the nation. Be sure to subscribe to and rate us on Apple Podcasts. You can also find us on Spotify or any other podcast streaming services.Find Intergenerational Politics on social media: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/intergenerational-politics/id1522241906 Twitter: https://twitter.com/Intrgenpolitics Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/intergenpoliticspodcast/
Intergenerational Politics is a podcast created by Jill Wine-Banks and Victor Shi dedicated to engaging all generations in politics with weekly unfiltered conversations with experts across the nation. Be sure to subscribe to and rate us on Apple Podcasts. You can also find us on Spotify or any other podcast streaming services.Find Intergenerational Politics on social media: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/intergenerational-politics/id1522241906 Twitter: https://twitter.com/Intrgenpolitics Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/intergenpoliticspodcast/
Intergenerational Politics is a podcast created by Jill Wine-Banks and Victor Shi dedicated to engaging all generations in politics with weekly unfiltered conversations with experts across the nation. Be sure to subscribe to and rate us on Apple Podcasts. You can also find us on Spotify or any other podcast streaming services.Find Intergenerational Politics on social media: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/intergenerational-politics/id1522241906 Twitter: https://twitter.com/Intrgenpolitics Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/intergenpoliticspodcast/
Intergenerational Politics is a podcast created by Jill Wine-Banks and Victor Shi dedicated to engaging all generations in politics with weekly unfiltered conversations with experts across the nation. Be sure to subscribe to and rate us on Apple Podcasts. You can also find us on Spotify or any other podcast streaming services.Find Intergenerational Politics on social media: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/intergenerational-politics/id1522241906 Twitter: https://twitter.com/Intrgenpolitics Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/intergenpoliticspodcast/
Mehdi Hasan is the host of The Mehdi Hasan Show on Peacock from Monday to Thursday and on MSNBC on Sunday. Mehdi previously served as a presenter on Al Jazeera English’s UpFront and on Head to Head at the Oxford Union, as well as hosting The Intercept’s Deconstructed Podcast.Intergenerational Politics is a podcast created by Jill Wine-Banks and Victor Shi dedicated to engaging all generations in politics with weekly unfiltered conversations with experts across the nation. Be sure to subscribe to and rate us on Apple Podcasts. You can also find us on Spotify or any other podcast streaming services.Find Intergenerational Politics on social media: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/intergenerational-politics/id1522241906 Twitter: https://twitter.com/Intrgenpolitics Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/intergenpoliticspodcast/
Marc is the Chair of Perkins Coie’s Political Law Group and founder of Democracy Docket, an organization that focuses on detecting, highlighting, and combating suppressive voting laws. He and his organization led the court battles against the GOP's suppressive tactics during the 2020 election and in combating Republican efforts to overturn the results of that election on unsubstantiated claims of widespread election fraud with a near 100% win record. His work continues post-election as he fights against the draconian proposed laws recently passed in Iowa and GA and pending in 41 other states. We look forward to talking to Marc about these proposed voting restrictions today. In addition to his current work, Marc previously served as general counsel for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and John Kerry’s 2004 presidential campaign, won four election cases in the U.S. Supreme Court, and has represented dozens of political candidates in election matters. Politico Magazine named Marc as one of the “50 Politicos to Watch.” Intergenerational Politics is a podcast created by Jill Wine-Banks and Victor Shi dedicated to engaging all generations in politics with weekly unfiltered conversations with experts across the nation. Be sure to subscribe to and rate us on Apple Podcasts. You can also find us on Spotify or any other podcast streaming services.Find Intergenerational Politics on social media: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/intergenerational-politics/id1522241906 Twitter: https://twitter.com/Intrgenpolitics Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/intergenpoliticspodcast/
Before being appointed FBI Director in 2013 by President Obama, James served as the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York and as Deputy Attorney General, both under the Bush Administration. As FBI Director, he oversaw the investigation of Hillary Clinton’s emails and later the ties between the Trump campaign and Russia. In May of 2017, he was fired by then-President Trump, a fact he learned about from television reports while he was speaking to agents in the Los Angeles field office. Since then, Comey has written two books: “A Higher Loyalty, Truth, Lies, and Leadership,” and “Saving Justice: Truth, Transparency, and Trust.” Intergenerational Politics is a podcast created by Jill Wine-Banks and Victor Shi dedicated to engaging all generations in politics with weekly unfiltered conversations with experts across the nation. Be sure to subscribe to and rate us on Apple Podcasts. You can also find us on Spotify or any other podcast streaming services. Find Intergenerational Politics on social media: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/intergenerational-politics/id1522241906 Twitter: https://twitter.com/Intrgenpolitics Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/intergenpoliticspodcast/
Intergenerational Politics is a podcast created by Jill Wine-Banks and Victor Shi dedicated to engaging all generations in politics with weekly unfiltered conversations with experts across the nation. Be sure to subscribe to and rate us on Apple Podcasts. You can also find us on Spotify or any other podcast streaming services. Find Intergenerational Politics on social media: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/intergenerational-politics/id1522241906 Twitter: https://twitter.com/Intrgenpolitics Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/intergenpoliticspodcast/
Intergenerational Politics is a podcast created by Jill Wine-Banks and Victor Shi dedicated to engaging all generations in politics with weekly unfiltered conversations with experts across the nation. Be sure to subscribe to and rate us on Apple Podcasts. You can also find us on Spotify or any other podcast streaming services. Find Intergenerational Politics on social media: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/intergenerational-politics/id1522241906 Twitter: https://twitter.com/Intrgenpolitics Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/intergenpoliticspodcast/
John previously served as director of the Central Intelligence Agency and was one of President Obama's most trusted national security advisors for the full Obama Administration. Before becoming Director in 2013, Brennan worked in the CIA from 1980 to 2005 specializing in Middle Eastern affairs and counterterrorism. He then started a consulting firm, before returning as Obama’s Homeland Security Advisor from 2009 to 2013 and then served as CIA director until 2017. This means he has served 3 Republican and 3 Democratic administrations. Since leaving government in 2017, he has been a very visible and vocal commentator on national security for MSNBC and wrote, “Undaunted: My Fight Against America’s Enemy At Home and Abroad.” Intergenerational Politics is a podcast created by Jill Wine-Banks and Victor Shi dedicated to engaging all generations in politics with weekly unfiltered conversations with experts across the nation. Be sure to subscribe to and rate us on Apple Podcasts. You can also find us on Spotify or any other podcast streaming services. Intergenerational Politics on social media: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/intergenerational-politics/id1522241906 Twitter: https://twitter.com/Intrgenpolitics Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/intergenpoliticspodcast/
Madeleine Albright was born in Czechoslovakia, moved to the United States as a young child, went to Wellesley, and got her Ph.D. from Columbia University. She then served on the National Security Council under Zbigniew Brzezinski during the Carter administration, was appointed by Pres Clinton as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, before he named her to be America’s first female Secretary of State. President Obama also awarded her the presidential medal of freedom. She is currently the Chair of the Albright-Stonebridge Group, a Professor at Georgetown University, and the author of "Fascism: A Warning" and "Hell and Other Destinations: A 21st-Century Memoir" and many more books.Intergenerational Politics is a podcast created by Jill Wine-Banks and Victor Shi dedicated to engaging all generations in politics with weekly unfiltered conversations with experts across the nation. Be sure to subscribe to and rate us on Apple Podcasts. You can also find us on Spotify or any other podcast streaming services. Intergenerational Politics on social media: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/intergenerational-politics/id1522241906 Twitter: https://twitter.com/Intrgenpolitics Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/intergenpoliticspodcast/
Neil is currently the director of the Hayden Planetarium at New York’s American Museum of Natural History and a prolific author. He hosts the podcast StarTalk and hosted two seasons of Cosmos, televised by Fox and National Geographic. Neil has received 21 honorary doctorates and NASA’s Distinguished Public Service Medal. Intergenerational Politics is a podcast created by Jill Wine-Banks and Victor Shi dedicated to engaging all generations in politics with weekly unfiltered conversations with experts across the nation. Be sure to subscribe to and rate us on Apple Podcasts. You can also find us on Spotify or any other podcast streaming services. Intergenerational Politics on social media: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/intergenerational-politics/id1522241906 Twitter: https://twitter.com/Intrgenpolitics Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/intergenpoliticspodcast/
Intergenerational Politics is a podcast created by Jill Wine-Banks and Victor Shi dedicated to engaging all generations in politics with weekly unfiltered conversations with experts across the nation. Be sure to subscribe to and rate us on Apple Podcasts. You can also find us on Spotify or any other podcast streaming services. Intergenerational Politics on social media: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/intergenerational-politics/id1522241906 Twitter: https://twitter.com/Intrgenpolitics Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/intergenpoliticspodcast/
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