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Farai Chideya

Guest/Host

Distinguished Writer in Residence at at New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute and host of the podcast "One with Farai;" former NPR host

Farai Chideya on KCRW

President Obama is in Dallas today to memorialize the deaths of five policemen, gunned down by a black sniper last week during an otherwise peaceful rally.

Race in America: the Issue that Won’t Go Away

President Obama is in Dallas today to memorialize the deaths of five policemen, gunned down by a black sniper last week during an otherwise peaceful rally.

from To the Point

The CIA Torture Report -- a national shame or partisan revisionism? Also, revolt against the big spending bill.

The CIA Torture Report, the Congressional Spending Bill

The CIA Torture Report -- a national shame or partisan revisionism? Also, revolt against the big spending bill.

from Left, Right & Center

Ferguson, Missouri erupted last night after a grand jury held that white Officer Darren Wilson’s killing of black teenager Michael Brown was not a crime.

Is Ferguson a Microcosm of the USA?

Ferguson, Missouri erupted last night after a grand jury held that white Officer Darren Wilson’s killing of black teenager Michael Brown was not a crime.

from To the Point

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After a week of scandals, Virginia Democrats are in disarray.

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President Trump is delivering his State of the Union address, which the White House says will outline a "policy agenda both parties can rally behind."

Amazon’s CEO accused American Media Incorporated of trying to extort him by threatening to publish embarrassing photos.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Students have filed a class-action lawsuit against the universities named in the college bribery scandal, which includes Stanford, USC and UCLA.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh and Ken get in studio as Cohen’s testimony begins.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Ambassador Wendy Sherman admits she “lost it,” and broke down in “tears of anger and frustration” as lead negotiator for the Iran Nuclear Deal.

from To the Point

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

President Trump asked for unity from a newly divided Congress--which has more women than ever before.

from To the Point

Also in the show: President Trump’s first veto in defense of his border wall, Boeing, and college admissions scandal

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