Shows featuring Wayne Barrett

  • Key Figures in Salt Lake Olympic Bribery Scandal Now Backing Romney’s Presidential Campaign Wayne-romney
    On the campaign trail, Republican candidate Mitt Romney often touts his stewardship of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Utah, which he took over following a massive bribery scandal. In a series of new articles, longtime investigative reporter Wayne Barrett reveals Romney may have violated the new ethics rules he put in place....
    July 31, 2012 | Story
  • Legendary Muckraking Reporter Wayne Barrett Laid Off from Village Voice Wayne-barrett
    The Village Voice alternative news weekly in New York City lost two legendary muckraking reporters this week: Wayne Barrett was laid off, and Tom Robbins quit soon after in solidarity. Barrett worked at the Voice for nearly four decades. He exposed corruption and broke stories on New York’s elected officials, from Ed Koch...
    January 07, 2011 | Story
  • Spitzer Resigns Over Prostitution Scandal Spitzerresignweb2
    New York Governor Eliot Spitzer is expected to resign today over his involvement in a high-end prostitution ring. No charges have been filed against Spitzer, who became governor last year after campaigning to reform Albany. We speak with Wayne Barrett, senior editor at the Village Voice, where he’s been covering New York politics for over twenty years. [includes rush transcript]
    March 12, 2008 | Story
  • As McCain Wins Florida Primary, Ex-Frontrunner Giuliani Expected to Quit GOP Race Mccainflweb
    McCain’s win positions him as the Republican frontrunner heading into Super Tuesday next week with contests in more than twenty states. At third place, former frontrunner Rudolph Giuliani is widely expected to drop out of the race today and endorse Senator McCain. We speak with Florida radio host and television reporter Jim DeFede and Village Voice senior editor Wayne Barrett, author of two...
    January 30, 2008 | Story
  • Indictment, Lawsuit Cloud Presidential Hopes of Ex-New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani Giulianikerik
    With the Iowa caucuses 50 days away, more questions about Giuliani’s past have emerged in recent days that could threaten his candidacy. On Friday, his personal friend and business partner Bernard Kerik was indicted on 16 counts of federal corruption charges, including bribery and tax fraud. On Tuesday, it was revealed that one of Kerik’s former lovers, Judith Regan, had sued Rupert...
    November 15, 2007 | Story
  • Dem Candidates Debate Iraq Intelligence, Whether Bush Lied and Voting For War Debatethreesome
    As voters head to the polls in Wisconsin we hear an excerpt of the five remaining candidates debating each other in Milwaukee on intelligence in the run-up to the Iraq invasion, whether President Bush lied to go to war and why Senators John Kerry, John Edwards and Joseph Lieberman voted to authorize the invasion.
    February 17, 2004 | Story