Stephen Kinzer

journalist and author

Guest

Former long-time reporter for the New York Times and author of several books, including All the Shah's Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East TerrorOverthrow: America's Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq and The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War

Stephen Kinzer on KCRW

Once again it’s the race for the White House as Reality TV, with  20 performers focused on making the next audition. Are   “bold proposals” politically risky?

Are Democratic candidates playing into Trump’s hands?

Once again it’s the race for the White House as Reality TV, with  20 performers focused on making the next audition. Are “bold proposals” politically risky?

from To the Point

John Foster Dulles was Secretary of State during the Eisenhower Administration. His brother, Allen Dulles, was the first head of the CIA.

The Dulles Brothers' Secret World War

John Foster Dulles was Secretary of State during the Eisenhower Administration. His brother, Allen Dulles, was the first head of the CIA.

from To the Point

Nuclear talks will resume tomorrow between Iran, the US and five other countries, and the rhetoric is heating up on all sides of the issue.

A Possible Nuclear Deal with Iran Divides Traditional Allies

Nuclear talks will resume tomorrow between Iran, the US and five other countries, and the rhetoric is heating up on all sides of the issue.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

A cartoon on the cover of the Economist says it all: leaders of the world’s two foremost democracies are scrambling to hold on. President Trump is faced with the possibility of impeachment. In the interests of Brexit, Boris Johnson is accused of lying to the Queen and defying Parliament. In both countries, voters are losing trust not just in their elected leaders but in their governments. The UK and the US aren’t alone, as the ideals of western democracy are being challenged by demagogues in other parts of the world.

from To the Point

The House of Representatives appears to be moving toward impeachment of President Trump.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

More adults are living with their parents now than they have in more than a century. It’s a third of all adults under 34. But in Los Angeles, it’s more than 40% .

from Greater LA

Absolute immunity, executive privilege, crony privilege?

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Twelve candidates are taking the stage at 5 PM PT at the CNN/New York Times Democratic Debate, hosted at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio

from KCRW Features

The two international giants are linked in inextricable ways, and yet Americans’ understanding of China consistently lacks nuance.

from Scheer Intelligence

Presidential campaigns aren’t just on TV anymore, they’re on countless digital platforms.

from To the Point

Lots of news this week.

from Left, Right & Center

KCRW speaks with members of LA's Jewish community, plus Israeli and Palestinian expats about Tuesday's Israeli election.

from Greater LA