• Show Notes

In honor of the late Harry Reid, who died December 28, 2021, a broadcast of Preet’s interview with the former Nevada Senator, who rose from humble beginnings in the mining town of Searchlight, Nevada, to become one of the most consequential Senate Majority Leaders in American history. The interview originally aired on February 7th, 2019. The episode begins with Preet’s reflection on the life and legacy of Senator Reid, recorded after hearing the news of his death. 

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Stay Tuned with Preet is produced by CAFE.

Executive Producer: Tamara Sepper; Senior Editorial Producer: Adam Waller; Technical Director: David Tatasciore; Editorial Producers: Sam Ozer-Staton, Noa Azulai.

REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS

  • Reid’s book, The Good Fight: Hard Lessons from Searchlight to Washington
  • The nail-biting 2006 night when the Democrats took the Senate
  • Former Senator Daniel Inouye’s funeral
  • Reid’s description of Trump as amoral and the spike in dictionary searches for ‘amoral’
  • Intelligence chiefs’ testimony before the Senate on 2/6/19
  • Bill Moyer’s program comparing President Carter to President Reagan
  • Speaker Pelosi and Senator Schumer’s scrutinized visit to the Oval Office
  • Former Senator Arlen Specter switches parties
  • Former Senator Jim Jeffords’ switches parties
  • The dedication of the Mike O’Callaghan – Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge