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Part 1. To Infinity and Beyond — The Most Powerful Woman in Space: Gwynne Shotwell is the highest-ranking woman in commercial space technology and — as COO and president of SpaceX — Elon Musk’s right hand. NASA Administrator Bill Nelson quizzes her about what’s next on the launch pad...

Part 2. Lifting the Veil on Iran: The brutal crackdown on women’s freedoms has not silenced an American-Iranian activist who has been agitating on behalf of women for a decade. Hear from the firebrand who is defying the Islamic Republic leadership, and from a historian who explains the current tinderbox of Iran...

Part 3. Contrary to Popular Opinion — Bill Maher in Real Time: The iconoclastic host of HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher” sits down with Tina Brown to talk about calling out hypocrisy and malfeasance on right and left, the dangers of groupthink and his new book, “What This Comedian Said Will Shock You.”

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