Shows featuring Charles Lewis

  • The New Yorker: Billionaire Brothers Charles & David Koch Have Quietly Given More Than $100 Million to Right-Wing Causes Koch_bros
    An article in the latest issue of The New Yorker magazine by Jane Mayer profiles billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch, two of the richest men in America who have quietly given more than a hundred million dollars to right-wing causes. Mayer writes, "The [Koch] brothers have funded opposition campaigns against so many...
    August 25, 2010 | Story
  • As Five States Hold Primaries, a Look at the Role of Money in Politics Vote
    Voters headed to the polls in Alaska, Arizona, Florida, Oklahoma and Vermont yesterday in a big day of state primaries. Florida Rep. Kendrick Meek defeated billionaire real estate mogul Jeff Greene in the state’s Democratic Senate primary. But billionaire businessman Rick Scott pulled off an upset over Attorney General...
    August 25, 2010 | Story
  • 935 Lies (and Counting): Study Documents Bush Admin’s False Statements Preceding Iraq War Bush935web
    A new study from the Center for Public Integrity has revealed President Bush and top administration officials made a total of 935 false public statements about Iraq’s alleged national security threat in the two years following the 9/11 attacks. President Bush made the most false statements — 260. Colin Powell, his then-secretary of state, made 254 false statements. We speak with the...
    January 24, 2008 | Story
  • Money and Politics
    Charles Lewis discusses "Under the Influence," a CPI report on advisers to the presidential candidates. He starts with Larry Pratt, an adviser to Pat Buchanan who also worked with white supremacist and hate groups. Bill Clinton’s association with Dick Morris and Steve Forbes’s association with Tom Ellis are also discussed. Lewis also addresses campaign finance with special...
    March 01, 1996 | Story