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  • Outbreak: The First Response

    June 28, 2020

    Outbreak: The First Response

    June 28, 2020

    This week, Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien takes you to the center of the country’s first confrontation with COVID-19. We reveal some of the first...

  • Kathy Sullivan: The First Person to Both Walk in Space and Reach Ocean’s...

    June 14, 2020

    Kathy Sullivan: The First Person to Both Walk in Space and Reach Ocean’s...

    June 14, 2020

    Kathy Sullivan was the first American woman to walk in space over 36 years ago. Then, in a dive coordinated by EYOS Expeditions, she became the first ...

  • Seeking Sanctuary: A Woman Fighting Deportation, Shelters for More than ...

    June 14, 2020

    Seeking Sanctuary: A Woman Fighting Deportation, Shelters for More than ...

    June 14, 2020

    As much of the nation begins to head out with lifting shelter-in-place orders, a single mother living in Maryland is still hunkering down. Rosa Gutier...

  • Redefining Public Safety As the Nation Demands Changes to Policing 

    June 14, 2020

    Redefining Public Safety As the Nation Demands Changes to Policing 

    June 14, 2020

    What began as protesters demanding justice for George Floyd has become a national cry to change policing in America. Activists are calling for major r...

  • Finding Shelter During the Pandemic: How Seattle Tackled its Homeless Cr...

    June 14, 2020

    Finding Shelter During the Pandemic: How Seattle Tackled its Homeless Cr...

    June 14, 2020

    As the world continues to combat the coronavirus pandemic, Seattle is also fighting another public health battle: homelessness. Washington State’s lar...

  • Disbanding the Police: How Camden, NJ Rebuilt Its Police Force 

    June 14, 2020

    Disbanding the Police: How Camden, NJ Rebuilt Its Police Force 

    June 14, 2020

    Camden, New Jersey once had a murder rate 18 times the national average along with dozens of excessive force complaints against its police. Then in 20...

  • Outbreak: The First Response

    June 28, 2020

    Outbreak: The First Response

    June 28, 2020

    This week, Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien takes you to the center of the country’s first confrontation with COVID-19. We reveal some of the first...

  • Seeking Sanctuary: A Woman Fighting Deportation, Shelters for More than ...

    June 14, 2020

    Seeking Sanctuary: A Woman Fighting Deportation, Shelters for More than ...

    June 14, 2020

    As much of the nation begins to head out with lifting shelter-in-place orders, a single mother living in Maryland is still hunkering down. Rosa Gutier...

  • Kathy Sullivan: The First Person to Both Walk in Space and Reach Ocean’s...

    June 14, 2020

    Kathy Sullivan: The First Person to Both Walk in Space and Reach Ocean’s...

    June 14, 2020

    Kathy Sullivan was the first American woman to walk in space over 36 years ago. Then, in a dive coordinated by EYOS Expeditions, she became the first ...

  • Finding Shelter During the Pandemic: How Seattle Tackled its Homeless Cr...

    June 14, 2020

    Finding Shelter During the Pandemic: How Seattle Tackled its Homeless Cr...

    June 14, 2020

    As the world continues to combat the coronavirus pandemic, Seattle is also fighting another public health battle: homelessness. Washington State’s lar...

  • COVID-19 Rapidly Spreading in a Town of Migrant Workers Who Can’t Afford...

    June 7, 2020

    COVID-19 Rapidly Spreading in a Town of Migrant Workers Who Can’t Afford...

    June 7, 2020

    As the country confronts a racial crisis, the United States is still fighting a global pandemic, one that disproportionately impacts vulnerable and mi...

  • Fast Tracking a Vaccine for the Virus: The Controversy over Human Challe...

    May 31, 2020

    Fast Tracking a Vaccine for the Virus: The Controversy over Human Challe...

    May 31, 2020

    Pressure is mounting to find a vaccine for COVID-19 as the U.S. death toll from the virus officially passed 100,000. Right now, there are now roughly ...

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    June 28, 2020

    June 20, 2020

    June 28, 2020

  • June 13, 2020

    June 21, 2020

    June 13, 2020

    June 21, 2020

    This week on Matter of Fact, challenging the future of policing in America. Soledad talks to former Camden, NJ Police Chief Scott Thomson about how th...

  • June 6, 2020

    June 14, 2020

    June 6, 2020

    June 14, 2020

    This week on Matter of Fact, Soledad O’Brien speaks with attorney and former politician Bakari Sellers about his new memoir, “My Vanishing Country.” W...

  • May 30, 2020

    June 7, 2020

    May 30, 2020

    June 7, 2020

    This week on Matter of Fact, we look at efforts to quickly find a vaccine for the coronavirus. Special Contributor Joie Chen shows us what it takes to...

  • May 23, 2020

    May 31, 2020

    May 23, 2020

    May 31, 2020

    This weekend on Matter of Fact, a salute to the brave who put our country first. We look at the paths of two service members, Col. Harvey Barnum whose...

  • May 16, 2020

    May 24, 2020

    May 16, 2020

    May 24, 2020

    This week on Matter of Fact, states are looking to get people back to work while keeping them healthy. Correspondent Jessica Gomez takes us to Detroit...

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