The Takeaway is a weekday news program that features unique conversations about topics of the day with both newsmakers and diverse voices. Award-winning host John Hockenberry invites listeners to learn more and become part of the American conversation both on-air and online.

The Takeaway is a unique partnership of global news leaders. It is a co-production of PRI and WNYC Radio, in collaboration with The New York Times and WGBH Boston.

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Coming up on today's show: In 2015, just 17.5 percent of people with a disability were employed, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retired Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), who authored the Americans with Disabilities Act, discusses how far disability rights have come, and the work that still...

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John Hockenberry

John Hockenberry has returned to his roots in public radio — where he was one of the medium's original innovators — after 15 years in network and cable television. During his time at ABC and NBC, he earned four Emmy Awards, three Peabody Awards, an Edward R. Murrow Award and a Casey Medal.