Julian Assange

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the ongoing feud between President Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Trump has called Pelosi "a mess" and Pelosi has demanded his family stage an "intervention." Chartock also considers what the Department of Justice's indictment of Julian Assange under the Espionage Act might mean for journalists. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the arrest of WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Thursday, and reports that Assange faces a charge related to a U.S. leak in 2010.

4/11/19 Panel

Apr 11, 2019

Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Fran Berman - the Edward Hamilton Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at RPI, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld and Siena College Professor of Comparative Politics, Vera Eccarius Kelly.

  Peter Carey is a two-time winner of the Man Booker Prize - and he's one of only three authors to have won Prize twice. Carey’s newest novel is Amnesia, a cyber-terrorism political thriller that explores Australia’s history and politics, and its quasi-colonial relationship with the United States, during three different periods of recent history: the 1940s, the 1970s, and the present-day era of cybersecurity, hackers, and WikiLeaks.