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Square: APS Podcasts

At the Square is American Public Square at Jewell’s podcast channel. You’ll find “Both Sides” episodes, playbacks of Signature Programs, and our latest podcast offering, “So What, Now What?” aimed at exploring the questions and subtopics that arise from American Public Square Signature Programs.

To find past APS Event recordings and factsheets, please visit the Event Archive here.

American Public Square at Jewell is thrilled to be hosting its annual event, Evening at the Square, on December 4th at the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art. This year’s event will feature a conversation between two renowned political experts, David Axelrod and Michael Steele.
    • David Axelrod is a political strategist, commentator, and former chief strategist and senior advisor to President Barack Obama; he was the founding director of the University of Chicago’s non-partisan Institute of Politics and now serves as a senior fellow to that organization.
    • Michael Steele is the former Chairman of the Republican National Committee, the former Lt. Governor of the State of Maryland, a political analyst for MSNBC, and host of The Michael Steele Podcast.

This conversation is moderated by American Public Square at Jewell Executive Director, Claire Bishop and American Public Square at Jewell Intern, Ian Wooldridge.

This episode serves a special preview of what’s to come at the live event on December 4th, 2023. While the in-person event is sold out, virtual tickets are still available for purchase at

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At the Square is generously supported by Plexpod and the William T. Kemper Foundation.