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Michael Hirsh

Guest

National Editor for Politico magazine; former chief correspondent at National Journal and blogger at InformingThe99Percent; former senior editor, foreign editor and chief diplomatic correspondent for Newsweek magazine; author of At War with Ourselves: Why America Is Squandering Its Chance to Build a Better World and Capital Offense: How Washington's Wise Men Turned America's Future over to Wall Street

Michael Hirsh on KCRW

Fifty years ago in Selma, Alabama, it was white sheriff's deputies and soldiers brutally attacking civil rights marchers.

From Selma to Ferguson: Criminal Justice Reform

Fifty years ago in Selma, Alabama, it was white sheriff's deputies and soldiers brutally attacking civil rights marchers.

from To the Point

The US and North Korea are exchanging threats and counter-threats in the aftermath of the hacking of Sony Pictures.

North Korea Emerges as Cyber-Hacker Power

The US and North Korea are exchanging threats and counter-threats in the aftermath of the hacking of Sony Pictures.

from To the Point

Republican  John Boehner  and Democrat  Nancy Pelosi  left the White House today supporting  President Obama's plan  to punish Syria's use of chemical weapons.

The President, Congress and the 'Red Line' in Syria

Republican John Boehner and Democrat Nancy Pelosi left the White House today supporting President Obama's plan to punish Syria's use of chemical weapons.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

President Trump decides he’s done waiting for Congress to fund his border wall. He’s doing it himself, or at least trying to, anyway.

from Left, Right & Center

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

from Left, Right & Center

Wait, what is the message, Rudy?

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Stacey Abrams, who narrowly lost the Georgia governor’s race in November, is delivering the Democrats’ response to President Trump’s State of the Union address.

from News Stories

We’re not talking about the hamberders.

from Left, Right & Center

Bill Barr is set to reprise his role as Attorney General, but this time for the Trump administration. Why would he want the job now?

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

President Trump is delivering his State of the Union address Tuesday night, a speech that had been delayed during the government shutdown.

from News Stories

American-born journalist Jason Rezaian spent a year and a half in one of Iran’s toughest prisons. He was accused of espionage.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Was it conspiracy or idiocy that led to the failure of U.S. intelligence agencies to detect and prevent the 2001 terror attacks?

from Scheer Intelligence