Washington Watch With Roland Martin

Watch Washington Watch With Roland Martin

  • 2011
  • 1 Season

Washington Watch with Roland Martin was a political talk show hosted by award-winning journalist Roland Martin and aired on TV One from 2009 to 2013. The show covered a range of political issues that were relevant to the African American community. Roland Martin was a seasoned journalist, who brought his wealth of experience to every episode of the show. He had previously worked for CNN, where he was a contributor for many of their programs, including American Morning and Anderson Cooper 360. This experience made Martin's hosting of Washington Watch with Roland Martin even more insightful and engaging.

The show featured a variety of guests from the political world, including senators, congressmen and women, commentators, activists, and political experts. Each week, Martin and his guests discussed some of the biggest political issues of the day, as well as what they meant for African Americans. The show tackled issues ranging from healthcare reform to voter suppression and everything in between.

One of the standout aspects of Washington Watch with Roland Martin was the diversity of opinions among its guests and the topics discussed. The show was not afraid to talk about controversial or divisive issues, and it often presented different viewpoints on these issues. This diversity of perspective made the show very engaging and thought-provoking.

Despite its focus on political issues, the show was also very entertaining. Martin had an easy, conversational style that made it easy for guests to open up and share their opinions. As a result, the show often felt like a conversation among friends, rather than a formal political talk show.

One of the most memorable episodes of the show was a special on the first anniversary of President Obama's inauguration. The episode featured a panel of political experts and commentators who analyzed the first year of Obama's presidency and discussed what it meant for African Americans. The panelists provided a range of viewpoints, but one thing they all agreed on was that Obama's presidency was historic and that the changes he was making would have a lasting impact on the country.

Another memorable episode of the show was a panel discussion on the role of the black church in politics. The episode featured several pastors and religious experts who discussed how the black church had historically been a driving force for political change in the African American community. The panelists also talked about how current political issues were being addressed by the black church and what role it would play in future political struggles.

Throughout its run, Washington Watch with Roland Martin was a thought-provoking and informative political talk show that was not afraid to tackle controversial issues, and it provided a valuable platform for African Americans to discuss the political issues that mattered to them. Martin's expertise as a journalist and his engaging style made for enjoyable viewing, and the show remains a high point in political commentary from that era.

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Seasons
Washington Watch 240
80. Washington Watch 240
July 3, 2011
This week's special edition of Washington Watch with Roland focuses on personal finance, especially credit ratings and how they affect virtually every major aspect of consumers' lives. Guests include Kelvin Boston, financial journalist and host of Moneywise on PBS.
Washington Watch 238
79. Washington Watch 238
June 19, 2011
Austan Goolsbee, Chairman of the Presidentâ??s Council of Economic Advisers (joining via satellite), the Rev. Jim Wallis, President and CEO of Sojourners and author of Rediscovering Values , and Peter Sprigg, Senior Fellow for Policy Studies at the Family Research Council.
Washington Watch 237
78. Washington Watch 237
June 12, 2011
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), chair of the Democratic National Committee, Ambassador Ron Kirk, U.S. Trade Representative, and Frank Keating, President and CEO of the American Bankers Association; April Ryan, White House correspondent for American Urban Radio Networks
Washington Watch 236
77. Washington Watch 236
June 5, 2011
A special Memorial Day weekend edition of Washington Watch with Roland Martin will honor men and women serving in the military. Guests will include: U.S. Army Major General Vincent Brooks, Commanding General of the 1st Infantry Division and the first African American to command
Washington Watch 235
76. Washington Watch 235
May 29, 2011
Chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisers Austan Goolsbee and Black scholar Dr. Cornel West (joining via satellite from Princeton University) are the newsmaker guests on this week's edition of Washington Watch with Roland Martin
Washington Watch 234
75. Washington Watch 234
May 15, 2011
Bishop T.D. Jakes, senior pastor of Dallas-based Potter's House, a 30,000 member megachurch and global humanitarian organization, and producer of new hit comedy Jumping the Broom is the newsmaker guest on this weeks edition of Washington Watch with Roland Martin.
Washington Watch 232
73. Washington Watch 232
May 1, 2011
Bishop Harry Jackson of Hope Christian Church in Beltsville, MD, Reverend Doctor H. Beecher Hicks, Jr. of Metropolitan Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. and Reverend Wallace Charles Smith of Shiloh Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. (where the Obama family worshipped on Easter).
Washington Watch 231
72. Washington Watch 231
April 24, 2011
Benjamin Jealous, President and CEO of NAACP; Raul Gonzalez, National Council of La Raza; Rep. Charles Gonzalez, Congressional Hispanic Caucus; Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, Congressional Black Caucus; Don Coleman, GlobalHue; George Herrera, Herrera-Cristine Group; Harry Alfred.
Washington Watch 230
71. Washington Watch 230
April 10, 2011
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA), member of the Steering and Policy Committee and Assistant Whip for the Democratic Caucus is the newsmaker guest on this weeks edition of Washington Watch with Roland Martin.
Washington Watch
69. Washington Watch
March 27, 2011
This week Washington Watch with Roland Martin focuses on Black Hollywood with a special episode taped in Los Angeles.The actors' panel includes: Tichina Arnold; Tatyana Ali; Wendy Davis; Tasha Smith; Salli Richardson Whitfield; Essence Atkins; Vanessa Bell Calloway.
Washington Watch
68. Washington Watch
March 20, 2011
Elizabeth Warren, Assistant to the President and Special Advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Dr. Arjun Makhijani electrical and nuclear engineer and President of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research.
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67. Washington Watch
March 13, 2011
Mayors Kasim Reed of Atlanta, GA, Vincent Gray of Washington, D.C., and Robert Bowers of East Orange, NJ, who is president of the National Conference of Black Mayors; and Rep. Allen West (R-FL), one of two first-term Republican African American members of Congress.
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  • Premiere Date
    March 13, 2011