We start with an in-depth look at the Senate’s long-awaited report on the CIA’s interrogation methods in the aftermath of 9/11. First, we get the details of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s scathing assessment. Then, we hear different opinions on whether the CIA was justified in its tactics. Next, KCRW’s resident bookworm, Michael Silverblatt, rounds up his top five favorite fiction books of the year. And finally, sports-comedy duo the Sklar brothers on Major League Soccer and the L.A. Galaxy, college football, and more.
CIA Interrogation Report, the Books of the Year, and the L.A. Galaxy
From this Episode:
Senate Releases Long-Awaited Report on CIA Interrogations
This morning, the Senate Intelligence Committee released a report detailing brutal interrogation methods used by the CIA in the aftermath of the 9/11 attack on the World...
9 min, 4 sec
Was the CIA Justified or Not?
Should prosecutions of CIA officials be on the table for the practices described in the Senate’s report on interrogations? Or did the agency act appropriately in a wartime...
13 min, 12 sec
Bookworm’s Books of the Year
KCRW’s resident Bookworm, Michael Silverblatt, shares his top five fiction picks of 2014 with Madeleine. On the list: a painstaking chronicle of one man’s everyday life, a...
13 min, 16 sec