How the Heck Are We Gonna Get Along

Richard Lui

April 9, 2021

In This Episode:

Clay is joined by journalist, businessman, and author Richard Lui to discuss the state of the nation in 2021 and how we can begin to come together as one people.  Is apolitical selfishness or making the effort to reach out and sit down to talk with those who disagree with us the answer?  It’s a difficult question, but with small steps, intention and good will, we might be able to take the advice of Richard and find the way forward for us, our communities, and our country– no matter which side of the aisle we’re on.

 

Guest:  Richard Lui is a thought leader at the intersection of media, social impact, and storytelling.  He is a content and digital-social speciast with 30 years of experience in network television, technology, and business.


Currently, he is a journalist and news anchor for MSNBC and NBC News.  Before that, he was news anchor at CNN Worldwide, where he became the first Asian American male to anchor a daily national news broadcast in the U.S.  Most recently, Lui reported on the ground on the Paris and San Bernardino Terror Attacks and in Ferguson and Baltimore during heightened racial unrest.


For 15 years Lui’s reporting has focused on politics, covering every U.S. national election since 2004. He has interviewed hundreds of politicians, from Detroit Mayor to U.S. President.  He has been a contributing columnist for USA Today, Politico, Seattle Times, Detroit Free Press, Huffington Post, and others. Lui is a Policy Fellow at UC Riverside.

 

Get more from Richard: Twitter | Website | Instagram | Author of “Enough About Me | Asian American Business Roundtable

 

Host: Clay Aiken has sold 6 million albums, authored a New York Times bestseller, and ran for Congress in North Carolina in 2014 almost unseating a popular Republican incumbent.

 

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