Flashpoint 9/6/20: US attorney Matthew Schneider weighs in on pressing issues facing region
DETROIT From Operation Legend to corruption surrounding the United Auto Workers to coronavirus aid fraud, US Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, Matthew Schneider, has worked on high profile cases. On Sunday, he will make an appearance on Flashpoint to discuss some of the latest issues making headlines. There will also be a discussion on how the pandemic has impacted development in Detroit. Segment OneUS Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, Matthew Schneider. Segment ThreeFlashpoint host Devin Scillian wraps up this weeks episode.
Flashpoint 8/30/20: Detroit police chief discusses protests that have shaken up city this summer
DETROIT With the shooting of Jacob Blake racial tensions are crackling like a wildfire. Back at home, Detroit Police Chief James Craig James Craig tells protesters there will be no Seattle in Detroit. Craig along with columnist Eugene Robinson made appearances on Flashpoint Sunday to discuss the protests against police brutality that have shaken up Detroit and cities across the country. Gerry Anderson, DTE Executive Chairman also made an appearance on the show to discuss a campaign called Rona 4 Real. Segment OneDetroit Police Chief James CraigSegment TwoColumnist Eugene RobinsonSegment ThreeGerry Anderson, DTE Executive Chairman
Flashpoint 8/16/20: Kamala Harris picked as Joe Bidens running mate ahead of Democratic National Convention
All rights reserved)DETROIT As schools continue to scramble to reopen, the coronavirus pandemic knocks out college football, a staple of autumn in Michigan. On Sunday, Dr. Francis Collins, head of the National Institutes of Health will make an appearance on Flashpoint and discuss the coronavirus pandemic. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has selected US Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate. Harris was selected as Democrats prepare for this weeks Democratic National Convention. Segment OneDr. Francis Collins, head of the National Institutes of HealthSegment TwoMichigan Democratic Congresswoman Debbie Dingell; Portia Roberson, CEO of Focus: HOPE; Bankole Thompson, editor-in-chief of The PuLSE Institute and Jill Alper of Alper StrategiesSegment ThreeFlashpoint host Devin Scillian wraps up this weeks episode
Flashpoint 8/9/20: Michigan parents navigate school plans for fall as districts offer in-person, remote learning options
DETROIT As Michigan school districts begin to announce their learning plans for the fall amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, families are facing a tough decision -- to commit their students to in-person learning or remote learning. While a number of organizations, parents and protesters have declared that resuming in-person learning is unsafe amid the pandemic, remote learning also poses its own challenges for parents and students alike. Join us for Flashpoint at 10 a.m. on Sunday to learn more about these challenges and and how theyre influencing parents decisions for schooling this fall. Also, Local 4s Devin Scillian will talk with Lisa McClain, a political newcomer who seemingly came out of no where -- and just won the Republican nomination for Michigans 10th congressional district. Watch Flashpoint live in the video player below at 10 a.m. Sunday.
Flashpoint 8/2/20: Michigan Secretary of State expects lengthy delay in election day results
DETROIT Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson will make an appearance on Flashpoint Sunday ahead of Tuesdays primary election. Many votes for the upcoming election have already been cast and that could mean lengthy delays in announcing winners. This all comes as President Donald Trump wonders whether the pandemic will impact the November election. Segment OneMichigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson. Segment TwoRoundtable discussion with Focus: HOPE CEO, Portia Roberson; former Michigan Republican Congressman Dave Trott, and Chad Livengood, senior editor of Crains Detroit Business.
Flashpoint 7/19/20: Head of Beaumont Health System; what schooling in the fall could look like
DETROIT Parents of summer school students in Detroit have shared a glimpse of what schools could look like in the fall. On Sunday Detroit Public Schools Community District Superintendent Nickolai Vitti will talk about schooling in the fall. Then Beaumont Health System is being rocked by more than the pandemic. There will be a discussion about it is facing with Beaumont Health System CEO, John Fox. Segment TwoBeaumont Health System CEO John Fox.
Flashpoint 7/19/20: Michigan governor discusses statewide response to pandemic
DETROIT With coronavirus cases on the rise, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has extended the State of Emergency until Aug. 11. Whitmer will make an appearance this Sunday on Flashpoint to discuss her administrations statewide response to the coronavirus pandemic. Gretchen Whitmer discusses her administrations response to the coronavirus pandemic. Segment TwoNolan Finley, editorial page editor of The Detroit News and Stephen Henderson, host of WDETs show, Detroit Today.
Flashpoint 7/12/20: Michigan AG addresses statewide concerns; debate on schooling this fall
DETROIT Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel will make an appearance on Flashpoint Sunday and discuss the states response to the coronavirus pandemic to concerns surrounding Enbridge Line 5. There will also be a conversation with local journalists on sending students off to school this fall as virus cases continue climbing statewide. Segment OneMichigan Attorney Dana NesselSegment TwoJournalists weigh in on the debate about sending students back to school this fall. Segment ThreeFlashpoint host Devin Scillian wraps up this weeks episode.