On October 13, American Public Square and KCUR co-hosted a conversation at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum for the public about an increasingly hostile political environment, and whether civility can help correct the course. An edited version of this discussion aired on KCUR's Up To Date on Monday, November 7.
- Gov. James Holley Douglas, Vermont 2003-2011
- Gov. David Ronald Musgrove, Mississippi 2000-2004
- Amb. Allan Katz, U.S. Ambassador to Portugal 2010-2013