Shows featuring Charlie Savage

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist at The New York Times. He is author of the new book, Power Wars: Inside Obama’s Post-9/11 Presidency. He is also the author of the 2007 book, Takeover: The Return of the Imperial Presidency and the Subversion of American Democracy.

  • Charlie Savage on Guantánamo’s Future & "Power Wars: Inside Obama’s Post-9/11 Presidency" (Pt. 2)

    Part 2 of our interview with Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist Charlie Savage, author of the new book, "Power Wars: Inside Obama’s Post-9/11 Presidency."
    November 04, 2015 | Blog Post
  • Power Wars: How Obama Continued Bush’s National Security State After Campaigning Against It Obama-freedom-act-patriot-surveillance-1
    With just over a year left in office, President Obama is running out of time to fulfill his longstanding promise to close the U.S. military prison at Guantánamo Bay. The imprisonment of foreigners at Guantánamo is one of several Bush-era policies that continue under Obama’s presidency. While Obama has shut down the...
    November 04, 2015 | Story
  • The FBI’s License to Kill: Agents Have Been Deemed "Justified" in Every Shooting Since 1993 Fbi2
    New documents reveal the FBI has cleared its agents in every single shooting incident dating back two decades. According to The New York Times, from 1993 until today, FBI shootings were deemed justified in the fatal shootings of 70 people and the wounding of 80 others. Out of 289 shootings that were found to be deliberate, no...
    June 21, 2013 | Story
  • Bush Maneuvers to Stack Commission on Civil Rights with Conservatives Bushgwweb
    The eight-member U.S. Commission on Civil Rights has long been staffed equally with members of both major political parties. Critics say Bush in effect installed a fifth and sixth Republican on the panel in December 2004 after two commissioners, both Republicans when appointed, re-registered as independents. [includes rush transcript]
    November 08, 2007 | Story
  • Takeover: The Return of the Imperial Presidency and the Subversion of American Democracy Savagecweb
    Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe reporter Charlie Savage joins us to talk about his new book, "Takeover: The Return of the Imperial Presidency and the Subversion of American Democracy." Savage charts the ways the Bush administration has circumvented laws and expanded presidential authority. [includes rush transcript]
    October 12, 2007 | Story
  • Milosevic appeal
    A Dutch Court in the Hague has rejected an appeal brought by lawyers supporting former Yugoslav president Slobodan Milosevic. The appeal asks that Holland’s court declare the International War Crimes Tribunal illegal and order Milosevic returned to Yugoslavia. From the Hague, Democracy Now’s Jeremy Scahill reports.
    August 31, 2001 | Story
    The 15,000 ancient drawings carved into the lava rock in a vast area outside Albuquerque, New Mexico, have long been considered sacred by the Pueblo Indians of the American Southwest. In 1990, Congress recognized the significance of the petroglyphs by approving legislation establishing the 17- mile long and 7,200 acre site as a national monument.
    August 19, 1997 | Story