How 90s right-wing extremism echoes in today's politics

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Janet Reno, the nation’s first female attorney general, died this morning from complications of Parkinson's Disease. Her eight-year tenure in Bill Clinton’s administration was marked by a number of instances of right-wing white extremism, like the Oklahoma City bombing and rise of the Unabomber. Those events revealed a deep anger and divide along political lines -- not unlike what we see today. 

Credits

Guest:
Mark Potok - Editor, Southern Poverty Law Center's Intelligence Report

Hosts:
Madeleine Brand, KCRW Staff

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Amy Ta, Michell Eloy