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Listen to Chris Hayes' and Kara Swisher's complete interview with Tim Cook from the MSNBC & Recode "Revolution: Apple Changing the World" town hall event. Cook sounds off on the future of education and technology, privacy and your data, the NRA, and much more. (Check out video clips from the program at MSNBC.com/Revolution)
Tonight: Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams tells Chris Hayes that the $400 million Congress set aside for election funding is a start. But not enough. Plus, As Americans settle in to large scale stay-home orders, people in China are just ending their time on lockdown. New Yorker staff writer Peter Hessler relays his experiences the past two months in Chengdu, China. Then, Chris Hayes breaks down the latest good news and bad news about the coronavirus pandemic.
Tonight: Governor Andrew Cuomo says New York has received 4,000 ventilators from the federal government. But he estimates the state will need 40,000 to fight the coronavirus. Then, Chris Hayes breaks down the dire need for ventilators in the U.S.: “This is a simple matter of life and death. If we don't get more ventilators, more people will die.” Plus, Chris Hayes spreads positivity with moving video and his kids.
Tonight: Jenny Durkan, the mayor of Seattle, explains how Governor Jay Inslee and local government in Washington state took things into their own hands to slow the spread of coronavirus. Then, Sen. Chris Murphy on Trump’s uneven federal response to COVID-19. Plus, Jerry Falwell Jr. ordered his students and staff back to Liberty University last week. Now, at least 12 students are showing coronavirus-like symptoms.
Tonight: Scientists seek to use antibodies in the blood of people who have recovered from coronravirus to treat new patients or as the basis for a vaccine. Dr. Pete Hotez, Co-Director of the Texas Children’s Hospital Center for Vaccine Development, weighs in. Then, Governor Ned Lamont of Connecticut on the ventilator market amid the coronavirus pandemic: “It’s like surge pricing on Uber—only at the last minute the car drives away.”
Tonight: The U.S.S. Theodore Roosevelt is evacuating thousands of crew members after the captain wrote to his superiors, pleading with them to protect his sailors as coronavirus infected at least 93 on board. Plus, while the Trump administration claims to be focused on the crisis at hand, they have also been using the last month to pursue all kinds of ideological and policy vendettas.
Tonight: Some Republican governors continue to act like coronavirus is not going to hit them hard. They’re wrong. Then, Sen. Chuck Schumer sent President Trump a letter asking him to invoke the Defense Production Act. The senator tells Chris Hayes about the written response he received from Trump on Thursday. Also, Chris Hayes remembers some of the victims of COVID-19.
Tonight: NBC News editor Benjy Sarlin tells the story of how his father contracted coronavirus in a nursing home in New York. Then, Lt. General Russel Honore, commander of Joint Task Force Katrina, on Jared Kushner saying that distributing lifesaving materials from the federal stockpile is not the government's job: “He doesn’t know what the hell he’s talking about. He’s totally clueless.”