Charlie Savage

New York Times

Guest

Washington correspondent for the New York Times; former legal affairs reporter for the Boston Globe and a 2007 Pulitzer Prize-winner for his national reporting on President Bush's expanded use of signing statements; author of Takeover: The Return of the Imperial Presidency and the Subversion of American Democracy, about the Bush Administration's efforts to expand presidential powers

Charlie Savage on KCRW

The National Security Agency is monitoring more email and texts than previously acknowledged.

New Revelations about NSA Monitoring of US Correspondence

The National Security Agency is monitoring more email and texts than previously acknowledged.

from To the Point

Barack Obama's first presidential order was to close Guantánamo Bay. Even George W. Bush agreed.

Does the US Still Need the Prison at Guantanamo Bay?

Barack Obama's first presidential order was to close Guantánamo Bay. Even George W. Bush agreed.

from To the Point

" We Can't Wait " is the slogan the Obama Administration is using to describe its unilateral efforts to roll out dozens of new policies.

Obama's Executive Power Pivot

" We Can't Wait " is the slogan the Obama Administration is using to describe its unilateral efforts to roll out dozens of new policies.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

For African Americans, June 19 (Juneteenth) is both a celebration of freedom and an occasion of somber remembrance.

from Life Examined

After 15 months of the pandemic, the Golden State is no longer requiring capacity limits, masks, or social distancing in most places.

from Greater LA

Political fallout is mounting as LA grapples with how to house its many residents living on the streets.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More than half of all American adults have been vaccinated, according to the Biden administration, and life is seemingly speeding back to normal.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

KCRW’s Press Play asked audience members to share one habit they’ve picked up in the past year that they hope to keep.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Joe Mathews says, “If America needs a 1/6 commission, then California must have a 3/13 commission.”

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Jobs numbers are up but a recovery still looks rocky as we emerge from the pandemic.

from Left, Right & Center

With the state’s color-coded reopening tiers riding off into the sunset, there’s no more social distancing, and masks in almost every indoor situation are being retired.

from KCRW Features

Joe Mathews says that focusing on the state budget, when it appears in good shape, obscures California’s systemic failures.

from Zócalo's Connecting California