Firing Line

A public affairs show that delivers a civil and engaging contest of ideas.


  • Fareed Zakaria

    Author and anchor Fareed Zakaria discusses the lessons of Covid-19.
  • Adam Kinzinger

    Adam Kinzinger discusses the Jan. 6 attack as the nation marks the one-year anniversary.
  • Ai Weiwei

    Artist and activist Ai Weiwei discusses resisting authoritarianism in China and beyond.
  • John Lithgow

    John Lithgow discusses his new collection of poems and his take on contemporary politics.
  • Dana Canedy

    Dana Canedy discusses her book A Journal for Jordan that is now a major movie.
  • Chris Christie

    Republican Chris Christie says the GOP needs to renounce conspiracy theories.
  • The Oslo Freedom Forum

    Firing Line interviews three dissidents: Hatice Cengiz, Jewher Ilham, and Leopoldo Lopez.
  • Cornel West & Robert George

    Dr. Cornel West and Dr. Robert George discuss the need for civil discourse.


  • James Kirchick

    Is Free Speech under attack on College Campuses and beyond? With author Jamie Kirchick
  • Ria Tabacco Mar

    Ria Tabacco Mar discusses the implications of this week's Supreme Court ruling.

About Firing Line

Join author, activist and commentator Margaret Hoover for a public affairs talk show that delivers a civil and engaging contest of ideas among the brightest minds and voices from across the ideological spectrum.