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KCRW’s Left, Right & Center LIVE in Los Angeles

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KCRW’s Left, Right & Center LIVE: Decisions, Decisions Tour
…because elections have consequences

The Broad Stage, Santa Monica
6:30p Doors  •  7:45p Show

KCRW is taking Left, Right & Center on the road – just in time for the 2018 midterm elections that will decide which party controls Congress.  Join LRC’s host, Josh Barro along with one of the right’s most respected voices, Rich Lowry, the host of With Friends Like These, Ana Marie Cox and luminaries from across the political spectrum for a rollicking  examination of the issues confounding our country. Imagine the most intensive, in-depth political analysis you’ve ever experienced – only fun!  LRC Live – because you have decisions to make.

JOSH BARRO — Host & Center
Josh is host of KCRW’s Left, Right & Center and co-host of the spin-off series LRC Presents: All The President’s Lawyers. He is New York Magazine’s business columnist and a contributor at MSNBC. Josh was a founding correspondent at The Upshot, the economics and data section of The New York Times, and Business Insider‘s senior editor and politics editor. Before entering journalism, he worked in policy research for think tanks and as a real-estate banker at Wells Fargo. He holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Harvard College.

Ana Marie Cox hosts the WITH FRIENDS LIKE THESE podcast from Crooked Media. Her writing has appeared in THE NEW REPUBLIC, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, THE WASHINGTON POST, and ESQUIRE, and her “Space the Nation” column, about the intersection of science fiction and politics, appears each week on Syfy.com.

As  one of  the most  respected conservative  voices, Rich Lowry brings  his sharp analysis and well-­‐formed  opinions to the political discussion through  his writing and commentary. Lowry became editor  of National Review in 1999 when selected by William F.  Buckley, Jr. to lead the magazine. Today, National Review  remains a conservative guidepost, helping to bring to prominence  rising conservative leaders and advance conservative policies. Lowry  is a syndicated columnist and a political commentator with CNN. His insight  and analysis can also be found in Politico where he writes a weekly column.      Known for his skillful debating style, Lowry is a frequent guest on Meet the Press  and This Week with George Stephanopoulos. He is the author of Lincoln Unbound, which  follows Abraham Lincoln’s climb to the presidency and distills lessons from his ethic of relentless  striving. Lowry’s book on Bill Clinton – Legacy: Paying the Price for the Clinton Years – was a New  York Times bestseller.

Left, Right & Center is a weekly political showdown that invites the most intelligent thinkers to talk through the most important issues stymying our government. It’s a clash of ideas, not a clash of personalities: You’ll be surprised at how often different sides agree! The show delves in policy and pop culture, always with an eye to elevating the conversation. In addition to over 1 million listeners online, LRC airs at 3pm and 7pm Fridays on KCRW 89.9FM in Los Angeles, at 7pm Fridays on KALW 91.7FM in San Francisco, and 6AM and 6PM Saturdays on WNYC AM820 in New York. The show is available at KCRW.com, KCRW’s smartphone app, or wherever you listen to podcasts. LRC is your civilized yet provocative antidote to the opinion bubbles dominating today’s political debate.
And check out its companion show, LRC Presents: All the President’s Lawyers!