Michael German

Brennan Center for Justice

Guest

Michael German is a fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice's Liberty and National Security Program.  A former agent with the FBI, where he worked on domestic terrorism, he has also served as policy counsel at the American Civil Liberties Union on national security issues.

Michael German on KCRW

Should Confederate monuments come down?

The legacy of the Charlottesville protest

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