The Score: Notre-Dame, Holy Grounds, Mueller Report, Payday Lending
This week on The Score – What have we learned from the Mueller Report? Can the Cathedral of Notre-Dame be restored to its medieval glory? Is there a link between coffee drinking and religious faith? Do payday lending regulations help or hurt the working poor?
The Score’s Interview Subject Wins Pulitzer for Douglass Biography
Historian David W. Blight, who appeared twice in recent weeks on The Score, has received the Pulitzer Prize in History for his biography of Frederick Douglass.
The Score: Modern Intolerance, Ukrainian Elections, Sports Betting, Closing Borders
This week on The Score – Can a TV celebrity with no political experience be elected President (of Ukraine)? What will happen if President Trump closes the border with Mexico? As the NCAA hosts the Final Four, is legal sports betting in your future?
The Score: Frederick Douglass, Embassy Bombings, Campus Speech, Electoral College
This week on The Score – Why was Frederick Douglass the most photographed American during the nineteenth century? What is the status of free speech on our college campuses? How significant were the 1998 U.S. Embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania? Is the Electoral College relevant or a relic?
Previewing The Score: Was Frederick Douglass a Libertarian?
In this preview of the next episode of The Score, David Blight, biographer of Frederick Douglass, answers the question: Does Frederick Douglass deserve the reputation of “libertarian icon”?
The Score: Magic Beans, Cork Wars, Europe’s End, Money Rock, Clerk Chat
This week on The Score, we report from the 25th annual Virginia Festival of the Book. How important was cork during World War Two? Is the soybean a miracle plant? Does Europe have a future? And we conclude our conversation with Charlottesville’s Clerk of Court.
The Score: Brexit Questions, Child Care, Court Clerks, First Anniversary
This week on The Score – Can the British Parliament agree on a Brexit strategy? What does the Clerk of Circuit Court do? Will the federal government devise a child care policy for America’s families? Plus: an anniversary.
The Score: North Korea, American Experiment, Housing Prices, More CPAC
This week on The Score – What explains high housing prices across the country? Did the Trump-Kim summit help or hurt U.S. relations with North Korea? Is there a future for uranium mining in America? What about coal? (Yes, what about it?)
The Score: CPAC 2019, Green Book, Death Penalty, Log Cabin, Red Maryland
This week on The Score – Did Green Book deserve its Best Picture Oscar? What’s happening at the Conservative Political Action Conference? How do Maryland and Virginia politics compare? Is there a future for gay and lesbian Republicans?
The Score: Oscar Picks, Eighth Amendment, Venezuela’s Socialism, Border Emergency
This week on The Score – Who will win this year’s Oscars? How did Venezuela reach the tipping point? Can a 1952 court decision up-end Donald Trump’s border wall emergency? What did the Supreme Court say about excessive fines and the Eighth Amendment? Our guests include John Q. Barrett, Ilya Shapiro, and Daniel Di Martino.