author and historian
Historian and cultural critic; author of Nixonland: The Rise of a President and Fracturing of America and Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus
Robert F. Kennedy said that, of all his colleagues in the US Senate, "The person who has the most feeling and does things in the most genuine way is George McGovern ."
Oct. 22, 2012from To the Point
The Chicago school strike is a struggle between education reformers and unionized teachers. Now in its third day, the issues will look familiar in other cities, including Los Angeles.
Sep. 12, 2012from Which Way, L.A.?
The Chicago school strike is into its third day, a struggle between education reformers and unionized teachers. The issues will look familiar in other cities around the country.
Sep. 12, 2012from To the Point
After killings and other violence recorded on camera, Black Lives Matter supporters are demanding police reform.
Jun. 25from To the Point
Hundreds of librarians are working as contact tracers in LA County during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jun. 15from Greater LA
Berlin passed a hotly debated anti-discrimination law this month, the first of its kind in Germany, that allows victims to pursue legal remedies against state officials — including…
Jun. 17from Studio Berlin
Less than a month after the police killing of George Floyd, the protests around the country continue.
Jun. 18from To the Point
A four-part documentary series from KCRW. In the first episode of Samaritans, we meet Christine Curtiss, learn where she came from and what her everyday life is like on the street.
Jun. 13from To the Point
For the first time since nationwide protests erupted over police brutality, local elected officials in Los Angeles are set to vote later today on changes to the LAPD’s budget for the…
Jun. 15from News Stories
Josh Barro talks with Christine Emba, Michael Steele and Emily Bazelon.
Jun. 19from Left, Right & Center
“We can’t act like nothing happened.” The service was a moment for his friends and family to remember him. But they also demanded answers from authorities.
Jul. 1from KCRW Features
The new season of Lost Notes will be here in September. Meantime, this summer, we’re sharing a couple of bonus episodes.
Jun. 18from Lost Notes