With a name inspired by the First Amendment, 1A explores important issues such as policy, politics, technology, and what connects us across the fissures that divide the country. The program also delves into pop culture, sports, and humor. 1A's goal is to act as a national mirror-taking time to help America look at itself and to ask what it wants to be.
As gun violence surges, innocent Philadelphians are increasingly caught in the crossfire. Is the city’s plan to curb gun violence enough to save lives? This three part series from WHYY premieres on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. on WHYY-TV 12.