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Join Brian Williams as he delivers the latest updates on evolving news stories and places the major political events of the day into context.

The 11th Hour with Brian Williams NBC News

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Join Brian Williams as he delivers the latest updates on evolving news stories and places the major political events of the day into context.

    Day 1,166: Trump backs off push to reopen as nation's coronavirus death toll nears 3,000

    Day 1,166: Trump backs off push to reopen as nation's coronavirus death toll nears 3,000

    With the number of coronavirus cases in America now well over 160,000, the president is no longer talking about having the nation back open by Easter as states look the Washington for supplies and leadership. Stephanie Ruhle, Nancy Cook, Dr. Dahlia Rizk, Gov. Jared Polis (D-CO), Steve Kornacki, Mayor Treney Tweedy, and Bill Kristol all join.

    • 43 min
    Day 1,163: U.S. coronavirus cases top 100,000 as Trump demands praise from governors

    Day 1,163: U.S. coronavirus cases top 100,000 as Trump demands praise from governors

    As the number of coronavirus cases continues to surge across America, Trump took time at his briefing and on Twitter to go after the governors of Michigan and Washington as dire reports pour out of American hospitals. Susan Page, Jonathan Lemire, Dr. Anne Rimoin, Ron Klain, Dr. Ashish Jha, and Tom Nichols all join.

    • 43 min
    Day 1,162: As U.S. tops global tally of coronavirus cases, Trump is at odds with reality

    Day 1,162: As U.S. tops global tally of coronavirus cases, Trump is at odds with reality

    The president spent much of the day attacking governors and journalists and talking up his administration's coronavirus response as the number of confirmed U.S. cases but the nation ahead of every other country on Earth. Sam Stein, Anita Kumar, Lanhee Chen, Dr. Kavita Patel, fmr. NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton, and Eugene Robinson all join.

    • 44 min
    Day 1,161: Trump lauds coronavirus response amid reports of dire situations in hospitals

    Day 1,161: Trump lauds coronavirus response amid reports of dire situations in hospitals

    A defiant Trump patted himself on the back and attacked the media during a coronavirus briefing as a bipartisan chorus of governors cast doubt on his plans to open the country back up within a few weeks. Plus the Senate passes a $2 trillion coronavirus emergency relief bill. Peter Baker, Kimberly Atkins, Robert Costa, Michael Osterholm, John Barry, Robert Reich, and Nikki Fried all join.

    • 45 min
    Day 1,160: Trump wants 'packed churches' on Easter despite grim coronavirus warnings

    Day 1,160: Trump wants 'packed churches' on Easter despite grim coronavirus warnings

    The president is talking about opening up at least parts of the country by April 12 despite dire warnings on the coronavirus pandemic from states and health officials. Philip Rucker, Ashley Parker, Dr. Natalie Azar, Gov. Phil Murphy (D-NJ), Dr. Anne Rimoin, Tamara Keith, and Andrew Desiderio all join.

    • 44 min
    Bonus Episode: Edward Snowden's full interview on Trump, privacy, democracy & more

    Bonus Episode: Edward Snowden's full interview on Trump, privacy, democracy & more

    On the even of his memoir 'Permanent Record' being published, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden talked at length from Moscow with MSNBC's Brian Williams in an exclusive interview. Here is their full discussion, including portions of the interview that did not air on The 11th Hour because of time constraints. This is their discussion in its entirety in podcast form, edited down slightly for clarity.

    • 54 min

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