Patrick Murphy, who represented the 8th congressional district for two terms and was the first Iraq War veteran elected to Congress, has a new venture. In December he hosted a program on MSNBC focusing on veterans' issues.
The program, "Taking the Hill," (also the title of Murphy's autobiography) will be a regular addition to the channel's schedule. The show will be live from 30 Rockefeller Center on Sunday, January 26th at 1 p.m. EST; it will air the fourth Sunday of each month in 2014.
Thie s first episode will feature a Wounded Warrior Project documentary on using exercise as a way to deal with PTSD; a discussion on sexual assaults in the military with Senator Kristen Gillibrand, MSNBC contributor Jack Jacobs and Anu Bhagwati, executive director of SWAN (Service Women’s Action Network, a nonpartisan civil rights organization founded and led by women veterans that seeks to transform military culture by securing equal opportunity and the freedom to serve without discrimination, harassment or assault).