Mark Shields and Ramesh Ponnuru on Trump’s trade war and Biden’s lead

Mark Shields and Ramesh Ponnuru on Trump’s trade war and Biden’s lead

JUDY WOODRUFF: As we have been reporting, President Trump continues his disputes withChina and the Federal Reserve, as economic jitters grow.And three Democratic presidential candidates have now bowed out of the 2020 race.Here to help us understand the politics of it all are Shields and Ponnuru.That’s syndicated columnist Mark Shields and Ramesh Ponnuru of “The […]

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Before cotton, sugar established American reliance on slave labor

Before cotton, sugar established American reliance on slave labor

JUDY WOODRUFF: Four hundred years ago this month, in August 1619, the first African slavesarrived in Virginia.It is regarded by many as the beginning of America’s long relationship with slavery.The 400th anniversary and the ways slavery has affected American history since then arebeing commemorated.One of the more notable efforts is The New York Times’ 1619 […]

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