Balanced by Costas' unbridled appreciation for what he calls the "moments of authenticity" that can still make baseball inspiring, Fair Ball offers a vision of our national pastime as it can be, a game that retains its traditional appeal while initiating meaningful changes that will allow it to thrive into the next century.
In One for the Record, George Plimpton recounts Hank Aaron's thrilling race to become the new home run champion. Amid media frenzy and death threats, Aaron sought to beat Babe Ruth's record. In 1974 he finally succeeded.
Tonight on the program, a discussion about changes in the Donald Trump campaign staff with Bob Costa of the Washington Post and Michael Barbaro of The New York Times.
Next, a look at the film "Don't Think Twice" with writer-director and star Mike Birbiglia, producer Ira Glass, and actor Keegan-Michael Key.
We conclude with Al Hunt interviewing Mike Tackett of The New York Times.
Tonight on the program, an appreciation of Muhammad Ali, who died last week. Charlie is joined by Bob Costas of NBC Sports; David Remnick of The New Yorker; Robert Lipsyte, author of "Free to Be Muhammad Ali”; and Ellis Cose, author and the writer-in-residence at the ACLU.
We conclude with the Reverend Jesse Jackson, discussing Ali.
Tonight on the program, a preview of Sunday's second Presidential debate with James Fallows of The Atlantic.
We continue looking at the election with Bob Costa of the Wahington Postand Amy Chozick of the New York Times.
We conclude with swimmer Michael Phelps and Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski, taped at the BDT & Company Global Summit in Chicago
Tonight on the program, analysis of the second presidential debate. Charlie is joined by Bob Costa of the Washington Post, Frank Luntz, founder and chairman of Luntz Global, and Jonathan Karl of ABC News.
We continue with Tom Barrack, real-estate investor and longtime friend of Donald Trump.
We conclude with part one of Charlie's conversation with Ruth Bader Ginsburg, associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
NBC's Bob Costas has anchored football, basketball, and Summer Olympics coverage for NBC and served as a baseball play-by-play man. He is an 11-time Emmy winner and an eight-time National Sportscaster of the Year. Budd Mishkin is the senior feature correspondent and sports anchor/reporter at New York 1 and the host of the weekly profile series One on 1 with Budd Mishkin.
Tonight on the program, guest host Major Garrett discusses the FBI's recommendation on Hillary Clinton with Ari Melber, chief legal correspondent for MSNBC, and Eric Lichtblau of The New York Times.
Next, an update on the U.S. presidential election with Bob Costa of The Washington Post, Anne Gearan of The Washington Post, and Colleen McCain Nelson of The Wall Street Journal.
We conclude with a discussion on artificial intelligence with Lucy Suchman of Lancaster University, Nathaniel Popper of the New York Times, and Zeynep Tufekci of the University of North Carolina.
A look at President-elect Donald Trump’s plans for healthcare legislation with Bob Costa of The Washington Post.
We continue with a look at the film adaptation of August Wilson's 1987 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Fences, with the the film's producer and star, Denzel Washington, and Constanza Romero Wilson, the wife of August Wilson.
Tonight on the program, a discussion about House Republicans' focus on repealing Obamacare. Charlie is joined by Bob Costa of the Washington Post and Carl Hulse of the New York Times.
Next, a look at the national security challenges facing the Trump administration with David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times.
We conclude with actor Isabelle Huppert, discussing her most recent movies, Elle and Things to Come.
Tonight on the program, Senator Bernie Sanders discusses Donald Trump's victory in the election, the future of the Democratic party, and his upcoming book "Our Revolution."
We continue with Lesley Stahl of 60 Minutes. On Friday she sat down with president-elect Donald Trump for his first television interview since his victory over Hillary Clinton.
We conclude with Bob Costa, national political reporter for the Washington Post.
Tonight on the program, updates on the presidential race with Bob Costa, national political reporter for the Washington Post, and later with Nick Confessore of The New York Times.
We continue with fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg.
We conclude with a look at the film "Snowden" with director Oliver Stone and the film’s stars, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley and Zachary Quinto,
Tonight on the program, analysis of last night's presidential debate. Charlie is joined by Ed Luce of the Financial Times and presidential historian Jon Meacham.
We continue looking at the election with Bob Costa, national political reporter for the Washington Post, and Jerry Seib, Wall Street Journal Washington bureau chief.
We conclude with an appreciation of Edward Albee who died earlier this month.
Tonight on the program, an update on the U.S. election with Bob Costa of the Washington Post and Dan Senor, former advisor to Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan.
We continue with Kevin Rudd, president of the Asia Society Policy Institute and former prime minister of Australia.
We conclude with a look at the film Captain Fantastic with writer and director Matt Ross and actor Viggo Mortensen.
"Trump Reveals How He Would Force Mexico to Pay for Border Wall" is from the April 05, 2016 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Bob Woodward, Robert Costa and narrated by Sam Scholl.