Frontline’s “On the President’s Orders”

Premiere DateOct 9, 2019
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Welcome to Radio Dispatch
00:30 Republicans pretending to be mad at Trump
02:41 James Jones on “On the President’s Orders”
20:43 Morning John on Gordon Sondlan
41:21 Republicans stand with Trump on Ukraine but not Syria
57:15 Credits, “Song of Unrest” by City and Colour
58:22 Finish

We speak with James Jones, director of the new Frontline documentary “On the President’s Orders,” about the violent police war on drugs in the Philippines. Also, Republicans are criticizing Trump over Syria, the Trump administration blocked testimony from EU Ambassador Gordon Sondlan, and the Democrats might mask the whistleblower.   


John and Molly Knefel are journalists, writers, and co-hosts of the political podcast Radio Dispatch. John covers foreign policy, criminal justice, civil liberties, and harm reduction, with bylines at…