Director and librarian at the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University and editor of the Library of America's two-volume American Speeches: Political Oratory from the Revolution to the Civil War; speechwriter for then-President Bill Clinton
Party conventions used to nominate presidential candidates. Now that's all done in advance. Next week's Republican Party convention plans to break with tradition.
Aug. 24, 2012from To the Point
In Redding, California, firefighters are still battling the large Mountain Fire that broke out late Thursday morning.
Aug. 23from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Absolute immunity, executive privilege, crony privilege?
Sep. 18from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his cell at the Manhattan Correctional Center on Saturday, as he awaited trial. What happens next in the investigation?
Aug. 14from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
What did President Trump do this time?
Sep. 20from Left, Right & Center
The goods movement is the backbone of Southern California’s Inland Empire. With the threat of automation looming, what’s going to happen to the people getting replaced by robots?
Sep. 19from Greater LA
Lots of people lie to federal investigators. Very few are indicted for it.
Aug. 27from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
KCRW speaks with members of LA's Jewish community, plus Israeli and Palestinian expats about Tuesday's Israeli election.
Sep. 18from Greater LA
... there's a lot to discuss after last night's Democratic presidential debate.
Sep. 13from Left, Right & Center
The communities of Gilroy, El Paso and Dayton are recovering after attackers shot and killed at least 34 people and injured dozens more. Erroll Southers, Director of Homegrown…
Aug. 9from KCRW Features