Jim Dwyer

columnist for the NYT

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Columnist for the New York Times

Jim Dwyer on KCRW

It’s been 30 years since five teenage boys were wrongfully convicted of raping a white woman in New York’s Central Park.

The story of the Central Park Five, now a Netflix series directed by Ava DuVernay

It’s been 30 years since five teenage boys were wrongfully convicted of raping a white woman in New York’s Central Park.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

New York Democrat  Anthony Weiner  resigned without any evidence he ever committed a crime.

The Random Nature of Political Scandal

New York Democrat Anthony Weiner resigned without any evidence he ever committed a crime.

from To the Point

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Writer-director Aaron Sorkin on writing up to the edge of melodrama.

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In LA County right now, COVID-19 is killing one person every eight minutes .

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Governor Gavin Newsom’s approval rating was above 60% in June. Now California is one of the world’s coronavirus hotspots, and Governor Newsom is facing another recall attempt.

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The nation’s capital will have extensive military presence next week when Joe Biden takes the oath of office and becomes the 46th U.S. president.

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The U.S. House of Representatives is taking up a resolution that would call on Vice President Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment and take over President Trump's duties.

Among California’s Congressional delegation, all Democrats voted for impeachment, and all Republicans, except David Valadao, voted against impeachment.

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