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Can Mark Zuckerberg Change? (Texas Buys Time & William Shatner Is Going To Space Jim, But Not As We Know It) - Irishman In America With Marion McKeone (Trailer)

October 8, 2021

Marion sifts through the ashes of another ridiculous week in American politics and current affairs. She starts with her bizarre visit to the NRA’s AGM in Texas. The focus then turns to Facebook’s hearings where whistleblower Frances Haugen landed a deep blow to the social media giant. Jarlath asks Marion if the slippery Mark Zuckerberg can talk his way out of this one. We take a look back at his previous performances in front of old men with no tech knowledge. In a wide ranging discussion Marion leads us through the latest in the Texas abortion law challenges, William Shatner’s trip to space, Britney’s new lease on life and the most shocking killing of a pharmacist distributing vaccines. Like a knife through butter Marion cuts to the heart of this week’s stories and more. 

If you would like a story discussed, get in touch, the Irishman Abroad Liveline is now open. You can now get in touch with us and feature on our shows by sending your WhatsApp voice note to 0044 7543 122 330. Why not pose a running question to Irish Olympic Legend Sonia O'Sullivan or ask our America Correspondent Marion McKeone her thoughts on a current talking point Stateside? Of course, if you have an issue with traffic or elephants on the loose in your area, Jarlath can do his best to sort that out too.

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