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Updated on Nov. 13 to include video of Day 1 hearings. Updated on Nov. 12 to note an updated start time on Friday Nov. 15.
PBS NewsHour & NPR News will present live coverage of the first week of the House of Representatives’ public impeachment hearings on Wednesday, November 13 and Friday, November 15. Coverage will continue going forward as the hearings are scheduled.
On Wednesday, November 13, Ambassador William Taylor, the acting U.S. ambassador to Ukraine and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent will testify. Coverage begins at 10:00am.
Watch live coverage from PBS NewsHour:
On Friday, November 15, former Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch will testify. Coverage begins at 9:00am.
PBS Newshour’s coverage will be anchored by anchor and managing editor Judy Woodruff and will include contributions from NewsHour correspondents including Capitol Hill correspondent Lisa Desjardins, White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor, and Foreign Affairs and Defense correspondent Nick Schifrin, among others.
NPR’s coverage of the House Impeachment Inquiry Hearing will be hosted by Michel Martin. She’ll be joined in the morning by NPR Senior Washington Editor and Correspondent Ron Elving and by Congressional Correspondent Susan Davis. Should hearings continue into the afternoon, Michel will be joined by National Political Correspondent Mara Liasson and Political Correspondent Scott Detrow. On Friday, Mary Louise Kelly will host. She will be joined in the morning by Congressional Correspondent Susan Davis and Senior Political Editor/Correspondent Domenico Montanaro. Should hearings continue into the afternoon, Mary Louise will be joined by NPR Political Reporter Tim Mak and Senior Washington Editor and Correspondent Ron Elving.
NPR News will host an evening recap program on Wednesday and Friday at 8:00pm.