Very Opinionated with Soledad O’Brien

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July 23, 2021 00:34:04

Soledad sits down with Dr. Chris Jones, a physicist and ordained minister, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for governor of Arkansas.


July 20, 2021 00:37:50

As the U.S. winds down its troops in Afghanistan, thousands of Afghan translators could be left behind to face the Taliban. Very Opinionated sits down with one former translator, A Jabar Amini, to hear his story and what he fears will happen next.


July 16, 2021 00:38:22

As COVID-19 hospitalizations rise in Tennessee among unvaccinated Americans, the top state immunization public health official was fired over what she says were politically-motivated reasons. Special guest is Dr Michelle Fiscus.


July 13, 2021 00:51:11

Misinformation and disinformation are driving low vaccination rates in many states, causing cases of COVID-19 to rise again. Soledad revisits the role that mass media plays with Emily Bell, director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University.


July 9, 2021 00:40:42

A new study shows that levels of depression among teachers rose the last year during the pandemic. Very Opinionated explores some of those reasons with special guest is 2021 National Teacher of the Year Juliana Urtubey.


July 6, 2021 01:03:39

Soledad highlights inspiring Americans who have appeared on Very Opinionated with Soledad O'Brien, including special guests photographer Pete Souza, activist and poet Alycia Kamil and Representative Cori Bush.


July 2, 2021 00:37:34

Soledad sits down with Ryan Russell, a free agent and the first NFL veteran to come out as bisexual, to give context on what Carl Nassib’s recent coming out announcement means for the game.


June 29, 2021 00:34:02

A year after the country band Lady Antebellum shortened their name to Lady A, things remain unresolved with the original Lady A. Soledad sits down with blues singer Anita “Lady A” White.


June 25, 2021 00:28:45

There's a fifth ocean -- at least according to the National Geographic Society. Soledad sits down with special guest Alex Tait, The Geographer at the National Geographic Society.


June 22, 2021 00:45:23

Soledad sits down with The Daily Show Senior Producer Matt Negrin to discuss media transparency, giving media platforms to liars and why journalists are hesitant to call out the failures in their profession.