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Seg. 1: NPR's Scott Horsley | Seg. 2: Washington D.C. Museums

Segment 1: Long-time NPR reporter talks national economics and highlights his experience covering the Obama and Trump administrations.

Scott Horsley made the transition to NPR's chief economics correspondent earlier this year. He provided a rundown of the House's current impeachment inquiry and explained its impact on the U.S. economy. Horsley also shared experiences from his previous post reporting from the White House for the past decade.

  • Scott Horsley, chief economics correspondent, NPR

Segment 2, beginning at 24:13: Three institutions in the nation's capital that are considered gems among its many museums.

There are more than 50 museums you can go to in Washington, D.C.  Representatives from three of those explained what you can expect to see and experience while visiting. In keeping up with the times all use technology to some extent to compliment the stories and collections they exhibit but, "The last thing you want is someone leaving your museum remembering the technology ... you want people leaving your museum remembering the content," said Vince Houghton of the International Spy Museum.

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Steve Kraske is an associate teaching professor of journalism at UMKC, a political columnist for The Kansas City Star and has hosted "Up to Date" since 2002. He worked as the full-time political correspondent for The Star from 1994-2013 covering national, state and local campaigns. He also has covered the statehouses in Topeka and Jefferson City.
Jamie Hobbs hails from Southeastern Missouri, and is a senior at the Missouri School of Journalism. She is also studying Spanish. She specializes in reporting stories on the environment and human rights.