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Ep. 300 - Sherrilyn Ifill
Sherrilyn Ifill is the President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. She joins David to talk about how growing up in the heat of the civil rights movement inspired her to practice law, the impact of the present reversing of Obama-era policies designed to protect marginalized groups, contemporary race relations in America, her take on Attorney General nominee Bill Barrâ€™s confirmation hearing, and much more.
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Infectious, Pt. 4: Anatomy Of An Outbreak
Even considering the winding road of scientific advancement and the new expressway that is the internet, what the heck happened in Clark County? With reporting from the ground in Washington and Oregon, we take the fourth episode of our vaccine series to trace the societal pathogens, identify the symptoms, and try to prescribe a solution to what some are calling a â€œcanary in the coal mineâ€ for a near future of eroding herd immunity and increasing threats of outbreak for all kinds of diseases in the U.S.
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Campaign "Spying" & the Ways and Means of Power (with Bob Caro)
Stay Tuned Episode 04/11/19Bob Caro, the two-time Pulitzer-Prize winning author whose biographies of Robert Moses and LBJ double as studies of political power, joins Preet to kick off a special Stay Tuned series of conversations with writers about their craft, their lives, and life lessons. Caroâ€™s new book is called Working. WEBBY AWARDSStay Tuned with Preet has been nominated for a Webby Award for the best individual episode of a podcast. The selection is Preetâ€™s interview with Bill Browder, a financier who became the driving force behind the Magnitsky Act and is now often described as President Putinâ€™s #1 foe.If you havenâ€™t already, check out the episode, and cast your vote for Stay Tuned at webbyawards.com, in the podcast category. We appreciate your support!REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALSCheck out Preetâ€™s book, â€œDoing Justiceâ€!Like the Q&A at the top of Stay Tuned? Check out CAFE Insider, which includes a weekly podcast from Preet and his co-host Anne Milgram on the latest news at the intersection of law and politics. THE Q&ABill Barr & the Mueller Reportâ€œWilliam Barr Testimony Highlights: Attorney General Says He Thinks â€˜Spying Did Occurâ€™ on Trump Campaign,â€ NYT, 4/10/19â€œWilliam Barr Says Mueller Report Will Be Public â€˜Within a Week,â€™â€ NYT, 4/9/19â€œLimited information Barr has shared about Russia investigation frustrated some on Muellerâ€™s team,â€ WaPo, 4/4/19â€œWilliam Barrâ€™s Choices,â€ New Yorker, 4/7/19Rule 6, The Grand Jury, Legal Information InstituteAG Bill Barrâ€™s letter summarizing Muellerâ€™s principal conclusionsKirstjen Nielsen & the â€œActingâ€ Cabinet â€œKirstjen Nielsen Resigns as Trumpâ€™s Homeland Security Secretary,â€ NYT, 4/7/19â€œTrump relies on acting Cabinet officials more than most presidents. Itâ€™s not an accident,â€ WaPo, 4/8/19â€œNominations: A Historical Overview,â€ United States SenateTHE INTERVIEW Robert CaroBooks:Working: Researching, Interviewing, WritingThe Power BrokerThe Path to PowerMeans of AscentMaster of the SenateThe Passage of PowerSenate Desksâ€œDesk Jockeying in the Senate Creates a Hotbed of Intrigue,â€ WSJ, 1/7/03â€œNames Listed inside the Desk Drawer,â€ Senate Chamber DesksRobert Mosesâ€œRobert Moses: An Atlantic Portrait,â€ The Atlantic, Feb 1939â€œRobert Moses, Builder, Left Behind His Power Tool,â€ NYT, 2/14/07â€œRobert Moses, Master Builder, Is Dead at 92,â€ NYT, 7/30/81â€œOne Man's Dream, Blissful Jones Beach Is Like No Other Place,â€ NYT, 9/28/97â€œRobert Moses and the decline of the NYC subway system,â€ Curbed, 7/27/17â€œCross Bronx Expressway: Historical Overview,â€ NYC RoadsLyndon B. JohnsonLBJ Presidential Libraryâ€œLyndon Bains Johnson,â€ United States Senateâ€œLyndon B. Johnson,â€ PBSâ€œThe American Promise,â€ Lyndon Johnsonâ€™s speech to Congress, 3/15/65â€œThe Great Society at 50,â€ WaPo, 5/17/14â€œLyndon Johnsonâ€™s Vietnam,â€ NYT, 2/24/17â€œHow LBJ Saved the Civil Rights Act,â€ The Atlantic, April 2014â€œLyndon Johnson left office as a deeply unpopular president. So why is he so admired today?â€ WaPo, 3/30/18â€œLBJ and Sad Irons,â€ Texas Escapes, 9/10/10LBJ Speech Writersâ€œThe LBJ the Nation Seldom Saw,â€ LBJ Presidential Library, former LFB speechwriter Rob Hardestyâ€œRichard Goodwin: The Speechwriter Who Named the â€˜Great Society,â€™â€ Politico, 12/30/18â€œHorace Busby, 76, Ex-White House Aide and Johnson Adviser,â€ NYT, 6/3/00Al Smithâ€œAlfred E. Smith Dies Here at 70; 4 Times Governor,â€ NYT, 10/4/44â€œFrank and Al: A Tale of two New Yorks,â€ Politico, 3/4/14R.P. Blackmurâ€œBlackmur, Richard P.â€ Princeton Companion, 1978Anthony TrollopeAnthony Trollop, The Palliser Novelsâ€œTrollope Trending,â€ New Yorker, 4/27/15Bob Woodwardâ€œBob Woodward Gets to the Bottom of Things: Timeless Investigative Journalism,â€ Writerâ€™s Digest, August 1996Belle Moskowitzâ€œBelle Moskowitz,â€ Jewish Womenâ€™s ArchiveTHE BUTTONKurt Vonnegutâ€œKurt Vonnegut, Writer of Classics of the American Counterculture, Dies at 84,â€ NYT, 4/11/07Books:God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater (1998) Welcome to the Monkey House (2014)Slaughterhouse-Five (1999)Breakfast of Champions (1999)The Sirens of Titan (1998)Slapstick (1999)A Man Without a Country (2007) William Goldman Goldman, Adventures in the Screen Trade (1989)Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet it to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 699-247-7338 and leave a voicemail.