President Donald Trump addresses a Joint Session of Congress

Feb 28, 2017

Airs Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at 7 p.m.  NPR and WNYC present a special hour of coverage to set up this important moment in President Trump’s early presidency. This coverage is intended to provide listeners with context for the night’s speech by placing the speech inside the framework of America in a time of seismic change. This special will be a one-hour call-in program hosted by WNYC’s Brian Lehrer and featuring conservative commentator and talk radio host Charlie Sykes. 

Then at 8 pm, Join ATC Host Audie Cornish for live coverage of President Donald Trump's first address to the Joint Session of Congress. She will be joined by NPR White House Correspondent Scott Horsley, National Political Correspondent Mara Liasson, Pentagon Correspondent Tom Bowman, National Correspondent John Burnett, and Congressional Correspondent Sue Davis who will report live from the House chamber. NPR will provide the coverage live alone with coverage of the Democratic Response and analysis.