Al Jazeera, the FBI and a Political Dynasty in California

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A 124-page FBI affidavit describes the details of an elaborate sting operation, with agents setting up a fake Hollywood film company and paying State Senator Ron Calderon for legislative favors in Sacramento. The document is still officially sealed, but it was uncovered by investigative reporters for Al Jazeera America.

Credits

Guests:
Josh Bernstein - Al Jazeera America - @jbreports, Dan Walters - Sacramento Bee - @WaltersBee, Fernando Guerra - Loyola Marymount University - @LMU_CSLA

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Anna Scott, Gideon Brower