Frontline and ProPublica's Firestone and the Warlord

Premiere DateNov 18, 2014
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Welcome to Radio Dispatch
00:28 Cooking show extravaganza
13:52 Marcela Gaviria on Firestone and Charles Taylor
30:28 More federal agencies using undercovers than ever
51:26 Listener mail
59:12 “Blow it Up” The Vaccines / Credits
60:09 Finish

Frontline’s Marcela Gaviria joins us to discuss their latest documentary examining the relationship between US tire manufacturer Firestone and notorious warlord Charles Taylor. Also, more federal agencies than ever are using undercover agents, and listener mail.

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Firestone and the Warlord

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…