Andrew Gumbel

journalist and author

Guest

Freelance journalist and Contributor to The Wrap; former US Correspondent for the Independent, a London daily newspaper; author of Steal This Vote: Dirty Elections and the Rotten History of Democracy in America and Oklahoma City: What the Investigation Missed--and Why It Still Matters

Andrew Gumbel on KCRW

Mistakes made at the FBI's crime lab may have helped put thousands of people behind bars, based on faulty analysis of forensic evidence.

Forensic Science and the Wrongful Conviction of Innocent People

Mistakes made at the FBI's crime lab may have helped put thousands of people behind bars, based on faulty analysis of forensic evidence.

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For 30 years, the  Nixon Library  in Yorba Linda, California was a haven for supporters of a former President who resigned in disgrace.

The Nixon Library and the 'Last Battle of Watergate'

For 30 years, the Nixon Library in Yorba Linda, California was a haven for supporters of a former President who resigned in disgrace.

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One of LA's most venerable institutions is the  Motion Picture and Television Retirement Home  in Woodland Hills.

Motion Picture and Television Home

One of LA's most venerable institutions is the Motion Picture and Television Retirement Home in Woodland Hills.

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