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Former Tennessee governors Phil Bredesen, left, and Bill Haslam, right, record an episode of You Might be Right, a new podcast series launched by the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy.

Last month the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy announced the launch of “You Might Be Right,” a podcast hosted by former Tennessee governors Phil Bredesen and Bill Haslam. The discussion-format podcast is part of the center’s efforts to foster a living tribute to the legacy of Senator Howard Baker by encouraging people to approach polarizing debates with humility and curiosity.

Deriving its name from Baker’s famous quote that “the other fellow might be right” and drawing inspiration from his ability to cross party lines, listen and learn, the series aims to facilitate civil conversations on tough topics.

“I encourage everyone to go to the Baker Center’s website to subscribe for podcast updates and follow ‘You Might Be Right’ wherever you get your audio content,” Baker Center Executive Director Marianne Wanamaker said. “It is our hope at the Baker Center that while a listener may not change their mind after an episode, they come away with new appreciation for civil discourse and the effort to find common ground.”

Since the announcement, the podcast has released three episodes, with five more to come as new episodes are released every Wednesday. The podcast has garnered media attention nationally, across the state and locally:

CNN: Two Bipartisan Governors on How Civility Can Fix America

The Washington Post: Ex-Governors Test Whether Civil Discourse is Possible—or Productive

Yahoo! News: Inside Politics–“You Might Be Right” Podcast

Axios Nashville: Bredesen, Haslam Launch New Podcast

Chattanooga Times Free Press: Former Govs. Haslam, Bredesen Kick Off New Political Podcast in Search of ‘Common Ground’ on ‘Tough Topics’

Jackson Sun: Former Governors Phil Bredesen, Bill Haslam Launch Podcast Diving into Complex Political Topics

The Leaf Chronicle: Former Governors Phil Bredesen, Bill Haslam Launch Podcast Diving Into Complex Political Topics

Local 24: It’s High Time Moderate Political Minds Bring the Conversation Back to Sensible Levels

Local Today: Former Governors Haslam, Bredesen Launch New Political Podcast Looking for ‘Common Ground’ on ‘Difficult Issues’

Main Street Nashville: Former Governors Bredesen, Haslam Launch Podcast to Spark Political Discourse

News Channel 5: “You Might Be Right” Podcast

The Tennessean: Former Governors Phil Bredesen, Bill Haslam Launch Podcast Diving into Complex Political Topics

The Tennessean: Will Bredesen and Haslam’s New Podcast Inspire the Next Howard Baker? (Opinion)

WBIR: Baker Center Launches New Podcast Hosted by Former TN Governors

WVLT: UT Launching Podcast with Former Governors Bredesen, Haslam

WYMT: Podcast Co-Hosted by Former Governors Aims to Bridge Political Divide