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Ross Files with Dave Ross

Broadcast legend Dave Ross, winner of multiple Edward R. Murrow Awards for excellence in journalism, talks to the people and policy makers affecting your world. Now, you can listen to the full conversation - raw and uncut. Hear Dave Ross on Seattle’s Morning News weekdays at 6am on KIRO Radio 97.3 FM.
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Now displaying: April, 2017
Apr 27, 2017

Dave Ross and Colleen O'Brien host an insightful interview with Seattle Mayoral Candidate Cary Moon. On the table for discussion: affordable housing, transportation, growth management, and the role Seattle civic leaders should play in social activism.

Apr 25, 2017

Dave Ross continues to dig into an escalating foreign policy crisis developing between the US and North Korea. But is this a true crisis in the making -- or are US and North Korean leaders creating a crisis out of misconceptions and misunderstandings? And how should the US proceed from this point in our approach to diplomacy with North Korea?

Dave Ross delves into the complex and oft misunderstood national security interests of the US and North Korea with John Delury, a senior fellow of the Center on U.S.-China Relations and an Assistant Professor of International Studies at Yonsei University. He has taught Chinese history and politics at Columbia, Brown, and Peking University.

Apr 24, 2017

Nikkita Oliver is running for Mayor of Seattle as the Seattle People's Party candidate. Our conversation ranges from her time in the boxing ring, to her ideas on housing, gentrification, an income tax, the Black Lives Matter movement, the Seattle Police Department, and the possibility of the NBA coming back to the city

Apr 24, 2017

Actor and writer Stephen Tobolowsky's new book, "My Adventures With God" isn't a traditional Hollywood tell-all. But it does take you everywhere from naked house parties to mystic philosophy to how Radiohead got its name.

Stephen will appear at Seattle's Town Hall on April 25th

Apr 21, 2017

Throughout her groundbreaking career as a correspondent for 60 Minutes, Lesley Stahl has interviewed and met some of the most important and fascinating people in the world. Yet, she says becoming a grandmother has been one of the most transformative and enriching experiences in her life. Join Lesley Stahl and Dave Ross for a conversation between two award-winning journalists on what it means to become a grandparent AND what Lesley has learned throughout her legendary career.

Apr 20, 2017

Philip Yun is a foreign policy expert and C.O.O of the Ploughshares Fund, an organization dedicated to nuclear non-proliferation. He brings his expertise to the table in demystifying the motives, fears, and actual threats that the U.S. faces from Kim Jong Un and the Hermit Kingdom. 

Apr 19, 2017

Dave Ross moderated the third and final forum on homelessness, hosted by the Downtown Seattle Association.

 

The panelists included:

-Adrienne Quinn, King County Department of Human Services

-Catherine Lester, Seattle Department of Human Services

-Lauren McGowan, United Way

-Marty Hartman, Mary's Place

-Barb Poppe, Seattle's Homeless Consultant (now working for Mary's Place via a Starbucks/Schultz Foundation gift

Apr 11, 2017

Ted Galen Carpenter, senior policy researcher for the Libertarian think-tank Cato Institute joins Dave Ross for a deep dive into the foreign affairs morass of North Korea. Should the US launch a first-strike to take out North Korean nuclear launch pads? How can China rein in their erratic dictator to the south -- and do they even have the will or capability to do so? What are the demands and concessions required from the US, China, and North Korea to lance a roiling boil on the global geopolitical landscape? Dave Ross is the man with the questions -- Ted Carpenter has the answers.

Apr 5, 2017

Visiting a weekly Job Club in Renton, WA, and hearing the stories of the unemployed, under-employed, and those who aren't even counted in the Labor Department's jobless statistics. Thanks to listener Frank who suggested this story, and Cynthia Laventhal with Worksource who turned over her classroom for the day. If you'd like to learn more, go to WorkSourceSKC.org

 

 

Apr 3, 2017

Light rail has never been built across a floating bridge anywhere in the world and East Link Light Rail is taking on the monumental task -- and some ballooning costs. Executive Director Ron Lewis sits down with Dave Ross to discuss the engineering feats needed to bring the project to completion and give a report on where those additional costs are coming from.

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