Marvin Kalb, a nonresident senior fellow and veteran journalist, discusses his new book “Enemy of the People: Trump’s War on the Press, the New McCarthyism, and the Threat to American Democracy,” and why President Trump’s attacks on the media are a cause for concern.
Also in this episode, David Wessel reflects on the government’s response to the financial crises 10 years ago and introduces work the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy is doing around the anniversary.
Thanks to audio producer Gaston Reboredo with assistance from Mark Hoelscher, and to producers Brennan Hoban and Chris McKenna. Additional support comes from Jessica Pavone, Eric Abalahin, Camilo Ramirez, and Emily Horne.
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