David Yepsen

journalist

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A former Director of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University and former chief political writer, political editor and political columnist for the Des Moines Register (1965-2009), in 2017 David Yepsen will become host of Iowa Public Televisions’ Iowa Press Program

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One lesson from Donald Trump's "upset" victory is that the mainstream media's "conventional wisdom" has lost its credibility.

Truth, lies, the media and Donald Trump

One lesson from Donald Trump's "upset" victory is that the mainstream media's "conventional wisdom" has lost its credibility.

from To the Point

Hillary Clinton officially won in Iowa, but it was so close that the real truth may never be known.

With Iowa Over, It's On to New Hampshire

Hillary Clinton officially won in Iowa, but it was so close that the real truth may never be known.

from To the Point

After months of political hype based on meaningless national polls, the actual state-by-state process of choosing candidates is about to get underway.

The 2016 Presidential Campaign Is Finally about to Get Real

After months of political hype based on meaningless national polls, the actual state-by-state process of choosing candidates is about to get underway.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

Josh Barro, Megan McArdle and Dorian Warren talk about the worsening coronavirus pandemic in the US, Joe Biden’s economic platform and the possibility of a Third Reconstruction.

from Left, Right & Center

In conversation with Robert Scheer, Ron Kovic and Maj. Danny Sjursen examine their roles in our nation's bloody trajectory since the Vietnam War.

from Scheer Intelligence

Protests for racial justice in the United States have been ongoing for the past   two months.

from KCRW Features

If the federal government won’t fix the U-S Constitution, California ought to write its own.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

In his new book, Theodore Hamm examines the New York figures and policies that inspired Sanders to become a champion of working class Americans.

from Scheer Intelligence

Oliver Stone and Maj. Danny Sjursen frame their nation’s past and present in the context of the imperialist U.S. wars that stole their youth.

from Scheer Intelligence

Nurses, fast food employees, Uber drivers and other workers walked off the job today in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.

from Greater LA

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced on Monday that international students will not be allowed to stay in the U.S. if they cannot take in-person college courses this fall.

from Greater LA

Protestors and Black Lives Matter activists are drumming up support for The People’s Budget, which would cut funding from the city’s police department and reallocate that money for…

from Greater LA