The Wall Street Journal calls him "the wittiest political analyst around." The Washington Post calls him "a walking almanac of American politics." Host Ben Kieffer talks with nationally-known columnist and political commentator Mark Shields. He’s worked in Washington through the administrations of nine U.S. Presidents. On Wednesday, Shields will be speaking at Simpson College about optimism in American politics today. Then, Ben talks with Ken Paulson former Editor and Senior Vice President of USA Today and President and CEO of the First Amendment Center about the changing media landscape in a digital age, and technology raising new questions about free speech.