- Newsmaker: Pardon Me Boys - It would appear that at least a third of former President Clinton's last-minute pardons were never screened by the Justice Department. Today Congress is looking into Clinton's controversial pardon of fugitive financier Marc Rich. The Hotline's Howard Mortman talks about the clandestine quality of the process, the players and the payoff.
- Reporter's Notebook: Yankees Play Ball with English Soccer Team - Soccer is becoming increasingly popular in America -- but baseball in Britain? The New York Yankees have made a deal with Manchester United, the billion-dollar British soccer club. Michael Ellison, New York-based correspondent for The Guardian, says there was really no where else to go for the two most successful sports franchises in history.
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After the Iran Nuclear Deal: Does Trump have a Plan B President Trump made good on a campaign promise. The U.S. is out of the “horrible” “one-sided” Iran nuclear deal. Can it stop Iran from restoring its nuclear program? Make diplomatic peace with allies in Europe? Convince North Korea the U.S. can be trusted?
Autocracy, Theocracy and… paperwork Last month in Berlin, Warren visited the archives of Stasi, the Communist secret police of East Germany. He learned that paperwork was almost as important to oppressive control as maintaining a climate of fear. Then he heard Rukmini Callamachi’s podcast, “Caliphate,” about gathering records from ISIS. The result is a riveting conversation between Callamachi and Dagmar Hovestadt, spokesperson for the Stasi Museum.
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