United States of Secrets

Premiere DateMay 14, 2014
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Welcome to Radio Dispatch
00:28 What is the cloud?
11:51 Michael Kirk on The United States of Secrets
40:38 Remembering NYT spiking Risen's story
48:40 Remembering Nissour Square massacre
57:56 “Serve the People” Handsome Furs / Credits
59:03 Finish

Michael Kirk, the director of the new Frontline documentary The United States of Secrets joins us to discuss mass surveillance since 9/11. Also, the failing case against Blackwater contractors allegedly involved in the Nissour Square shooting, and listener mail.

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Michael Kirk

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