Shows featuring Joe Conason

  • Debate: Hillary Clinton Sounds Populist Tone, But Are Progressives Ready to Back Her in 2016? Hillary-clinton-2
    Former secretary of state, senator and first lady Hillary Clinton has formally entered the 2016 race for the White House in a second bid to become the first woman U.S. president. We host a roundtable discussion with four guests: Joe Conason, editor-in-chief of The National Memo, co-editor of The Investigative Fund, and author...
    April 13, 2015 | Story
  • It Can Happen Here: Journalist Joe Conason on "Authoritarian Peril in the Age of Bush" Conasonbook3-14
    Political journalist Joe Conason joins us in our firehouse studio to discuss his new book, "It Can Happen Here: Authoritarian Peril in the Age of Bush." Conason writes, "For the first time since the resignation of Richard M. Nixon more than three decades ago, Americans have had reason to doubt the future of democracy and the rule of law in our own country." [includes rush...
    March 14, 2007 | Story
  • Alberto Gonzales Refuses to Resign over Political Purging of U.S. Attorneys Gonzalesa3-14
    Newly released emails confirm the White House worked with the Justice Department to fire eight U.S. attorneys. The decisions were made in part on whether the prosecutors "exhibited loyalty to the president and attorney general." On Capitol Hill, Democratic lawmakers said they now want to question White House adviser Karl Rove and former White House counsel Harriet Miers. [includes...
    March 14, 2007 | Story