14 episodes

Join old pals and BBC journalists Emily Maitlis and Jon Sopel for the latest gossip from the campaign trail of the 2020 US presidential election race.

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    • 4.6, 11 Ratings

Join old pals and BBC journalists Emily Maitlis and Jon Sopel for the latest gossip from the campaign trail of the 2020 US presidential election race.

    Bleach Body Ready

    Bleach Body Ready

    President Trump suggests scientists try researching the efficacy of putting disinfectant into the body to fight the virus. Emily, Jon and Adam are joined by Dr. Carlos Del Rio, an infectious disease expert at Emory University.

    Producer: Harriet Noble
    Assistant Editors: Emma Close and Sam Bonham
    Editor: Dino Sofos

    • 26 min
    New York, New York

    New York, New York

    The presidency in a pandemic. Emily, Jon and Anthony join the host of The Coronavirus Newscast, Adam Fleming, to discuss how the United States is dealing with the Covid-19 crisis. They're also joined by the longest serving Health Secretary in US history, Congresswoman Donna Shalala.

    Producers: Nick Rotherham, Frankie Tobi and Alicia Burrell
    Assistant Editor: Sam Bonham
    Editor: Dino Sofos

    • 36 min
    Buffet Syndrome

    Buffet Syndrome

    All roads lead to coronavirus… but there is still some politics to talk about before we take break for a while. For more from Emily, Jon and Anthony, tune in to The Coronavirus Newscast on BBC Sounds, where they’ll be popping up.

    Editor: Dino Sofos

    • 29 min
    Not-So-Sleepy Joe

    Not-So-Sleepy Joe

    A week after Joe Biden surged into the front-runner position, the former vice-president wins big on Mini Super Tuesday, the day six states held primary contests. Maitlis, Sopes and The Zurch chew over the significance of the result and the impact Coronavirus is having on the presidential race.

    Editor: Dino Sofos
    Producer: Emma Close

    • 29 min
    Dow Dow deeper and Dow

    Dow Dow deeper and Dow

    In an emergency Americast, Maitlis and Sopes get together with Michelle Fleury, the BBC's New York Business Correspondent to talk about the fall in the stock market and what it could mean for the election.


    Producer: Emma Close
    Editor: Dino Sofos

    • 18 min
    Warren is Out

    Warren is Out

    In our first emergency Americast, Maitlis, Sopes and The Zurch mull over what Elizabeth Warren dropping out means for the Democratic presidential race.

    Editor: Dino Sofos

    • 20 min

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4.6 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

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