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Stay Tuned with Preet

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Rank #47 in News & Politics category

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Join former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara for a podcast about justice and fairness.

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Join former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara for a podcast about justice and fairness.

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Quickly Became One of My Favorite Podcasts

By B7N7R7 - May 18 2019
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Always informative, enlightening, and entertaining. Preet Bharara is delightful!

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By Flacomayes - May 12 2019
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This podcast has insight that will blow U away

iTunes Ratings

24587 Ratings
Average Ratings
23471
533
199
183
201

Quickly Became One of My Favorite Podcasts

By B7N7R7 - May 18 2019
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Always informative, enlightening, and entertaining. Preet Bharara is delightful!

Start listening

By Flacomayes - May 12 2019
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This podcast has insight that will blow U away

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Stay Tuned with Preet

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Rank #47 in News & Politics category

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Join former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara for a podcast about justice and fairness.

Rank #1: Campaign "Spying" & the Ways and Means of Power (with Bob Caro)

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Stay Tuned Episode 04/11/19 Bob Caro, the two-time Pulitzer-Prize winning author whose biographies of Robert Moses and LBJ double as studies of political power, joins Preet to kick off a special Stay Tuned series of conversations with writers about their craft, their lives, and life lessons. Caro’s new book is called Working.  WEBBY AWARDS Stay Tuned with Preet has been nominated for a Webby Award for the best individual episode of a podcast. The selection is Preet’s interview with Bill Browder, a financier who became the driving force behind the Magnitsky Act and is now often described as President Putin’s #1 foe. If you haven’t already, check out the episode, and cast your vote for Stay Tuned at webbyawards.com, in the podcast category. We appreciate your support! REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS Check out Preet’s book, “Doing Justice”! Like the Q&A at the top of Stay Tuned? Check out CAFE Insider, which includes a weekly podcast from Preet and his co-host Anne Milgram on the latest news at the intersection of law and politics. THE Q&A Bill Barr & the Mueller Report“William Barr Testimony Highlights: Attorney General Says He Thinks ‘Spying Did Occur’ on Trump Campaign,” NYT, 4/10/19“William Barr Says Mueller Report Will Be Public ‘Within a Week,’” NYT, 4/9/19“Limited information Barr has shared about Russia investigation frustrated some on Mueller’s team,” WaPo, 4/4/19“William Barr’s Choices,” New Yorker, 4/7/19Rule 6, The Grand Jury, Legal Information InstituteAG Bill Barr’s letter summarizing Mueller’s principal conclusions Kirstjen Nielsen & the “Acting” Cabinet “Kirstjen Nielsen Resigns as Trump’s Homeland Security Secretary,” NYT, 4/7/19“Trump relies on acting Cabinet officials more than most presidents. It’s not an accident,” WaPo, 4/8/19“Nominations: A Historical Overview,” United States Senate THE INTERVIEW Robert Caro Books:Working: Researching, Interviewing, WritingThe Power BrokerThe Path to PowerMeans of AscentMaster of the SenateThe Passage of Power Senate Desks“Desk Jockeying in the Senate Creates a Hotbed of Intrigue,” WSJ, 1/7/03“Names Listed inside the Desk Drawer,” Senate Chamber Desks Robert Moses“Robert Moses: An Atlantic Portrait,” The Atlantic, Feb 1939“Robert Moses, Builder, Left Behind His Power Tool,” NYT, 2/14/07“Robert Moses, Master Builder, Is Dead at 92,” NYT, 7/30/81“One Man's Dream, Blissful Jones Beach Is Like No Other Place,” NYT, 9/28/97“Robert Moses and the decline of the NYC subway system,” Curbed, 7/27/17“Cross Bronx Expressway: Historical Overview,” NYC Roads Lyndon B. JohnsonLBJ Presidential Library“Lyndon Bains Johnson,” United States Senate“Lyndon B. Johnson,” PBS“The American Promise,” Lyndon Johnson’s speech to Congress, 3/15/65“The Great Society at 50,” WaPo, 5/17/14“Lyndon Johnson’s Vietnam,” NYT, 2/24/17“How LBJ Saved the Civil Rights Act,” The Atlantic, April 2014“Lyndon Johnson left office as a deeply unpopular president. So why is he so admired today?” WaPo, 3/30/18“LBJ and Sad Irons,” Texas Escapes, 9/10/10 LBJ Speech Writers“The LBJ the Nation Seldom Saw,” LBJ Presidential Library, former LFB speechwriter Rob Hardesty“Richard Goodwin: The Speechwriter Who Named the ‘Great Society,’” Politico, 12/30/18“Horace Busby, 76, Ex-White House Aide and Johnson Adviser,” NYT, 6/3/00 Al Smith“Alfred E. Smith Dies Here at 70; 4 Times Governor,” NYT, 10/4/44“Frank and Al: A Tale of two New Yorks,” Politico, 3/4/14 R.P. Blackmur“Blackmur, Richard P.” Princeton Companion, 1978 Anthony TrollopeAnthony Trollop, The Palliser Novels“Trollope Trending,” New Yorker, 4/27/15 Bob Woodward“Bob Woodward Gets to the Bottom of Things: Timeless Investigative Journalism,” Writer’s Di

Apr 11 2019
1 hour 17 mins
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Rank #2: That Time President Trump Fired Me (with Leon Panetta)

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On March 11, 2017 President Donald Trump fired US Attorney Preet Bharara. Preet tells the story in detail for the first time. Then, a conversation with former Secretary of Defense and former CIA Director Leon Panetta about how to clean up a chaotic White House, trade Russian spies, and stand up for what’s right, even if it means defying a president.

Sep 20 2017
43 mins
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Rank #3: The State of the State Department (with Ronan Farrow)

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Ronan Farrow is an author and journalist who just won the Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on Harvey Weinstein. He’s also the author of a new book, The War on Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence.   He speaks with Preet about the prospect of a Secretary of State Pompeo, and why the gutting of the diplomatic corps should worry us all. And, they talk about Farrow's groundbreaking reporting on the Me Too movement, and the influence of his mother, Mia Farrow. Plus, Preet explains what Rudy Giuliani’s connections can and can’t do for President Trump. Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet , email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail.

Apr 26 2018
51 mins
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Rank #4: Cohen & Manafort Guilty: What Now? (with Joyce Vance)

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Joyce Vance was the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama during the Obama Administration. She joins Preet to talk through the guilty plea of Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, and the conviction of his former campaign chair, Paul Manafort. Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail.

Aug 22 2018
38 mins
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Rank #5: What is the Fifth Risk? (with Michael Lewis)

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Michael Lewis is the author of fifteen books, including Moneyball and The Big Short. His new book, The Fifth Risk, takes on the Trump administration. He speaks with Preet about the dedication of the civil service, Trump’s attack on trust, and the dangers of willful ignorance.  Plus, Preet’s take on Cohen’s three-year prison sentence.  Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail.  

Dec 13 2018
55 mins
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Rank #6: Putin Enemy #1 (with Bill Browder)

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Bill Browder is a campaigner for justice in Russia. In Helsinki, Vladimir Putin asked for Bill to be handed over to the Russian government - a request that President Trump called "an incredible offer." Bill is back to talk about what’s changed for him, for America and for the world. Plus, Preet’s take on whether a tweet counts as obstruction of justice. Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail.

Aug 02 2018
1 hour
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Rank #7: The Science of Leadership (with Adam Grant)

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Adam Grant is an organizational psychologist and a professor at the Wharton School. He’s a New York Times bestselling author three times over, and is the co-author of Option B with Sheryl Sandberg.  His books, and his work, focus on how to cultivate success in an organization, and how people can push back against groupthink. He talks to Preet about how to speak truth to power, what makes a good leader, and what advice he has for people in the West Wing. Plus, Preet explains whether only clients get attorney-client privilege. Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail.

Apr 19 2018
58 mins
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Rank #8: The Fate of the World in 2019 (with Ian Bremmer)

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Ian Bremmer is the president and founder of Eurasia Group, a political risk analysis and consulting firm. He’s a foreign affairs columnist and editor-at-large at Time, and a global research professor at NYU. He’s written nine books, most recently Us vs. Them: The Failure of Globalism. Bremmer speaks with Preet about Eurasia's annual report anticipating the top risks facing the globe in 2019. Plus, Preet’s thoughts on Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s plan to resign and the redaction fail in Manafort's defense memo. Mentioned on this episode of Stay Tuned: -       Eurasia Group Top Risks 2019 report -       The United States and Mexico assistance program to reduce migration from Central America -       Former Stay Tuned guest Hasan Minhaj’s Patriot Act banned from Saudi Arabia -       Trump’s decision to withdraw troops from Syria -       National Security Adviser John Bolton’s alternative Syria plan -       The future of The Trans-Pacific Partnership -       Defining globalism And to visit the CAFE shop, head to shop.cafe.com    This interview was taped on 1/8/19. Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet it to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail.

Jan 10 2019
1 hour 2 mins
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Rank #9: Nadler's Requests & The Youngest Contender (with Pete Buttigieg)

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Pete Buttigieg is the Mayor of South Bend, Indiana, and a possible candidate for president in 2020. A Rhodes Scholar and U.S. Navy Reserve veteran, Buttigieg was elected at age of 29. He’s the author of a new book, Shortest Way Home: One Mayor’s Challenge and a Model for America’s Future. REFERENCES AND SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIAL: Q&A and buttonThe House Judiciary Committee’s Document Requests, issued on 3/4/19, to 81 recipientsRepresentative Jerry Nadler’s interview on This Week (3/3/19), where he says impeachment is “a long way away”An article in the NYT on Bill Clinton’s 1998 impeachment A report from CNN on the two gerrymandering cases coming before the Supreme Court later this month Mapmaker: The Gerrymandering Game, and their kickstarterAn article from NBC News on the origin of the MapMaker GameArnold Schwarzenegger tweets about the MapMaker Game The Interview – Buttigieg’s political profileAn article from the NYT on the launch of Buttigieg’s Presidential exploratory committeeFrank Bruni’s 2016 op-ed, The First Gay President?An article in the New Yorker from 2016 when Obama identifies Buttigieg as a rising Democratic starButtigieg’s 2015 op-ed, South Bend mayor: Why coming out mattersButtigieg’s 2000 winning essay for “Profiles in Courage” on Bernie Sanders Philosophers and philosophies An overview of John Rawls’ philosophies, plus his 2002 obituaryA history of utilitarianismAn overview of Immanuel Kant’s moral philosophy, plus a chapter by Professor Michael Sandal, who helps break down Kantian ethics (and how it compares to a utilitarian perspective) Labels and etymologyA fact check from the Washington Post about the application of the word “socialism,” and its shifting usage in politics (historical and present); Plus analysis from Gallup polls on Americans’ perception of socialismAn explanation from Merriam-Webster Dictionary on the origin and etymology of the word “liberal”A definition of “progressive” plus an article from the NYT Magazine analyzing the use of the word “progressive” in politics Presidential politics and policyPresidential candidate Amy Klobuchar’s announcement, in the middle of a snowstormAn op-ed in the Washington Post about presidents and military serviceThe Intermediate-Range Treaty, plus an explanation from the NYT on the INF Treaty, and what it means that the U.S. is withdrawing from itA video from Ted-Ed on the Electoral College and Congressional Research Service report on its history, plus an article from Politico on the prospect of electoral college reformAn article from NBC Chicago on Obama’s Indiana win in 2008 Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet it to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail. 

Mar 07 2019
1 hour 6 mins
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Rank #10: Cohen Testimony & Just Mercy (with Bryan Stevenson)

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Bryan Stevenson is a a civil rights attorney who represents prisoners on death row. Described as “America’s Nelson Mandela,” his Equal Justice Initiative, a non-profit law firm based in Alabama, is dedicated to challenging racial injustice and ending mass incarceration. Stevenson is also the author of the New York Times best-selling memoir Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption.  REFERENCES AND SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIAL Q&AMichael Cohen’s prepared opening statement before the House Oversight CommitteeMichael Cohen’s testimony before the House Oversight CommitteeAn article from the Washington Post about Representative Matt Gaetz’s tweet and the Florida Bar’s investigation Rule 35 - Correcting or reducing a sentence Stevenson & EJIStevenson’s book, Just MercyThe movie adaptation of Just Mercy (2020)The Equal Justice InitiativeEJI’s The Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Mass IncarcerationEJI’s The National Memorial for Peace and Justice (and efforts to create memorials in Berlin and South Africa) Supreme Court Brown v. Board of Education, 1954SCOTUS decisions concerning the death penalty: Furman v. Georgia (1972), Gregg v. Georgia (1976), McCleskey v. Kemp (1987)An article in the Washington Post on the McCleskey opinion and dissent (“fear of too much justice”)A 1994 paper by David Baldus and co. addressing to the “inevitability doctrine”SCOTUS decisions concerning life sentences without parole for juveniles: Graham v. Florida (2010), Miller v. Alabama (2010), Sullivan v. Florida (2010), Jackson v. Hobbes (2012)The SCOTUS decision that struck down the death penalty for juveniles: Roper v. Simmons, 2005 (and an article from the NYT analyzing the court opinion)The SCOTUS decision that struck down the death penalty for mentally ill folks: Atkins v. Virginia, 2002The SCOTUS decision that justified Japanese internment: Korematsu v. United States ,1944An article in the Washington Post on court nominees refusing to answer questions about Brown v. Board of EducationThe Scottsboro Boys case and the ultimate pardon of the wrongfully accused CongressAn article from the Asia Society on the history of Asian exclusion actsHistory of The Klu Klux Klan Act Constitutional AmendmentsEighth AmendmentThirteenth Amendment AlabamaAn article in the New Yorker about Alabama judges’ power to “override” jury rulings and impose the death penaltyArticles in Slate about Alabama’s Confederate Memorial Day and Robert E. Lee DayArticles in the Washington Post about Goodloe Sutton’s editorial calling for the return of the KKK and his subsequent resignation and replacement. Plus, Senator Jones and Representative Sewell’s reactions to Sutton Judicial electionsAn article by Adam Liptak in the NYT on judicial elections, and analysis from The Brennan Center on how judicial elections impact sentencingA 2012 article from the Yale Law Journal, “The Origins of the Elected Prosecutor”Recently elected District Attorneys in Philadelphia, Chicago, Brooklyn, Baltimore Relevant newsAn article from the NYT about Virginia officials wearing blackface in the pastA timeline from the NYT on Jussie Smollett, plus an update on his role on the TV series, “Empire.”  Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet it to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail. 

Feb 28 2019
1 hour 32 mins
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Rank #11: Why I Quit the GOP (with Steve Schmidt)

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Steve Schmidt was a top Republican strategist - until he left the party this June. He joins Preet to talk about Trump's appeal, the silence of Congressional Republicans, and what's next for principled conservatives.  Plus, Preet's thoughts on the fireworks at the Paul Manafort trial.  Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail.

Aug 09 2018
1 hour
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Rank #12: Security Clearances & The Learning Mindset (with Sal Khan)

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Stay Tuned: Security Clearances & The Learning Mindset (with Sal Khan) 04/04/19 Sal Khan, the founder and CEO of the non-profit online education platform Khan Academy, joins Preet for a wide-ranging conversation about teaching, parenting, and the learning mindset.  REFERENCES AND SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS Q&A Rod Rosenstein A June 2018 article in the NYT on Rosenstein’s involvement in the firing of FBI director James ComeyA September 2018 report in the NYT, “Rod Rosenstein Suggested Secretly Recording Trump and Discussed 25th Amendment”An October 2018 article from the WSJ, “Rod Rosenstein Defends Mueller Probe as ‘Appropriate and Independent’”A May 2017 report from NPR: “Trump Told Russians He Fired 'Nut Job' Comey Because Of Investigation.” The Mueller ReportBarr’s letter summarizing the principal conclusions of the Mueller report, and his second letter updating lawmakers on the process of making the report publicAn article in the NYT, “Subpoena for Mueller Report and Documents Approved by House Judiciary Committee” Security clearances An article from the Washington Post on security clearance reversals during the Trump administrationThe Washington Post reporting on Trump’s decision to revoke former CIA Director John Brennan’s security clearanceTwitter account for Walter Shaub, former Director of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics From the interview Sal KhanKhan AcademyKhan Lab SchoolKhan’s op-ed, “The Learning Myth: Why I’ll Never Tell My Son He’s Smart”Khan’s book, “The One World School House: Education Reimagined” Mindset and attention spansCarol Dweck’s research on mindset, plus her TedTalk on the subjectA literature review on studies concerning attention spans Wealth inequity Analysis from the Washington Post: “Wealth concentration returning to ‘levels last seen during the Roaring Twenties,’ according to new research” Standardized testing and schoolsAn article in the NYT on standardized testing, and its futureAn article in the Atlantic, “Why Doesn’t Public School Start at Birth?” Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet it to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail.

Apr 04 2019
1 hour 3 mins
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Rank #13: Sanctions, Secrets and Security (with David Cohen)

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Guest: David Cohen is the former Deputy Director of the CIA and former Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence in the U.S. Department of the Treasury. He’s currently a partner at WilmerHale. *Interview taped on 1/14/19.    On this episode of Stay Tuned, Preet and David discuss: -        The latest reporting from the New York Times and the Washington Post on Trump and Russia -        The key components of a successful sanctions program and the Trump administration’s approach to Russia and North Korea -        The persisting threat of jihadist ideology -        America’s influence in the world   References made in the episode: -        David Frum’s article about issuing a subpoena to the president’s interpreter -        Vanita Gupta’s article, “Bill Barr Must Not Be Sessions 2.0 on Civil Rights” -        The Washington Post report on Trump’s private conversations with Putin -        The New York Times reporting the FBI started a counterintelligence inquiry into Trump -        Preet’s tweet on Trump and NATO -        Report that the Trump Administration decided to lift sanctions imposed on the Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska’s companies -        The SDNY’s Reza Zarrab case -        The 2018 Chicago Council on Global Affairs report, “America Engaged” -        The joint statement issued by President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un after June’s 2018 Summit in Singapore -        Trump’s declaration of love to Kim Jong Un -        John Brennan’s twitter feed -        The Wall Street Journal story on Turkey seeking the extradition of basketball player Enes Kanter   Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet it to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail.

Jan 17 2019
1 hour 9 mins
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Rank #14: Making Sense of Mueller’s Charges (with Anne Milgram)

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Three days after Robert Mueller's charges against members of the Trump campaign were revealed, Preet talks with Anne Milgram, who has worked closely with Mueller and his investigators as a former Attorney General for the state of New Jersey and federal prosecutor. Together they explain in detail how a massive investigation like Mueller's works, and they make their most educated guesses as to what might happen next and who might be targeted. Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail.   

Nov 02 2017
57 mins
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Rank #15: Blame Today On the 70s (with Kevin Kruse and Julian Zelizer)

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Guests:  Kevin Kruse is a Professor of History at Princeton University.  Julian Zelizer is a Professor of History and Public Affairs at Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.  *Interview taped on 1/21/19.   On this episode of Stay Tuned, Kevin and Julian discuss:Their new book Fault Lines: A History of the United States Since 1974 that traces the history of today’s economic, political and social divisions The legacy of civil rights movements and Martin Luther King, Jr. The role of Twitter historians and their obligation to speak up and correct misinformation  References made in the episode:Historian Michael Beschloss’ interview on Stay Tuned Kruse and Zelizer’s Washington Post op-ed on The Fairness Doctrine The short-lived Air America liberal radio broadcast  A 2000 poll asking people if they were in the top 1%; read David Brooks analysis of the results Zelizer’s op-ed on Pence’s invocation of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s words Martin Luther King, Jr.’s I Have A Dream speech Kevin Kruse’s twitter account Kevin’s debut Twitter thread on Southern Democrats Enes Kanter’s Stay Tuned video  Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet it to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail.

Jan 24 2019
59 mins
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Rank #16: Winning in the Age of Trump & Twitter (with David Frum)

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Interview taped on 1/29/19.   David Frum is a senior editor at the Atlantic, and author of nine books, most recentlyTrumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic. He served as a speechwriter and special assistant to the George W. Bush, and served as a senior adviser to Rudy Giuliani’s presidential campaign. On this episode of Stay Tuned, Preet and David cover a wide range of topics, including:“Made for social media” moments and Frum’s rules for engagement on TwitterThe stability of America’s institutionsTrump’s handling of the shutdown and what it revealed about the president’s strengths and weaknessesWhat should be up for debate in modern societyThe challenges facing 2020 candidates Supplement for various references made in the episode:Frum’s twitter accountFrum’s websiteFrum’s article, Howard Schultz May Save the Democratic Party From ItselfFrum’s article, How to Build an AutocracyFrum’s article, WaterlooFrum’s book, Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American RepublicFrum’s debate with Steve Bannon, The Rise of Populism, at Munk DebatesDaniel Boorstin's book, The Image: A Guide to Pseudo-Events in AmericaIan Bremmer’s interview on Stay TunedRep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s social media boot camp for the Democratic Caucus – read about it here.The viral video of Rep. Ocasio-Cortez dancing in college and her response as a CongressmanChief Justice John Roberts’ rebuke of Trump’s attacks on the judiciaryA Newsweek article on the ABA ratings of Trump’s judicial nomineesThe demographics of Trump judicial nomineesMitt Romney’s 47% remarkHillary Clinton’s “deplorables” remarkThe Post-ABC Tracking poll that found voters believed Trump to be more honest than ClintonPrime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King’s quintessential political statement, “conscription if necessary…not necessarily conscription”The 1992 Presidential Debate between George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Ross Perot (the specific moment Frum references starts at 50:10)The Black voter turn-out in the 2008 and 2012 elections Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet it to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, emailstaytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail.

Jan 31 2019
1 hour 16 mins
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Rank #17: Exposing Theranos (with John Carreyrou)

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John Carreyrou is the author of Bad Blood, a book about the rise and fall of healthcare startup Theranos. For year, Theranos and its founder, Elizabeth Holmes, conned investors and customers with the promise of a new blood testing technology. Carreyrou's reporting helped expose fraud at the company. John talks to Preet about how people like General James Mattis got pulled into the Theranos orbit, and his own reporting drama around the story.  Also this week, Preet answers your questions about the secret Omarosa tapes and the dramatic Paul Manfort trial.  Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail.

Aug 16 2018
1 hour 7 mins
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Rank #18: Journalism in the Age of Trump (with Maggie Haberman)

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Maggie Haberman, White House Correspondent for the New York Times, has been covering Donald Trump since he began considering a run for president and has delivered some of the biggest scoops since he assumed the Oval Office. She sits down with Preet to discuss ethics in journalism and how to deal with the most unpredictable White House ever. Plus: Preet answers questions about Twitter’s role in democracy and the new U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail. (Please note: in this episode, Mr. Bharara suggests that WNYC was the only news organization to uncover sexual harassment claims about its own employees. In fact, New York Magazine first reported on this. We regret the error.) 

Jan 04 2018
51 mins
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Rank #19: The Death of Sergei Magnitsky (with Bill Browder)

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Days after Vladimir Putin got Bill Browder's US visa revoked and his name placed on Interpol's international watch list, Preet reaches Browder at his office in London. They discuss the massive corruption Browder revealed that led to his lawyer, Sergei Magnitsky, being tortured and dying in a Russian prison; Putin's influence in America and the structures that can resist him; and Browder's ongoing battle with the man who, as he puts it, "wants to destroy me." Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail.   

Oct 26 2017
57 mins
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Rank #20: Truth and Lies in the West Wing (with Jonathan Swan)

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Jonathan Swan covers the White House for Axios. He talks with Preet about the latest leaks from the West Wing, how he separates facts from spin, and which of his high-powered sources uses Comic Sans.  Plus, Preet dissects the implications of the President's latest attack on Attorney General Jeff Sessions.  Do you have a question for Preet? Tweet them to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail.

Sep 06 2018
1 hour 1 min
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