Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

Colombian President Wins Nobel Prize as FARC Peace Deal Hangs in Limbo

Friday, October 07, 2016

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has been selected for the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize "for his resolute efforts to bring the country's more than 50-year-long civil war to an end."

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Debate Rewind: Reacting to the 2016 VP Debate

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

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Listeners from around the country weigh in on the on vice presidential debate of the 2016 election
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Unpacking the Only VP Debate of The 2016 Election

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Democratic Senator Tim Kaine and Republican Gov. Mike Pence squared off on everything from immigration to abortion. 

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Unpacking The Debate of The Century

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton finally faced off on Monday night. But what did we actually learn from this debate? Find out here. 

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52 Days Until the Election: What's Up With The Polls?

Friday, September 16, 2016

After Hillary Clinton's health scare, the polls say her lead is narrowing. But what does that mean at this point in election season? Are there any undecided voters left?

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Neil deGrasse Tyson on TV, Politics, and Cosmic Perspective

Friday, September 16, 2016

Neil deGrasse Tyson joins us to talk about the intersection of science and pop culture and the importance of always having a cosmic outlook. 

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Films to Catch and Skip at the Box Office This Weekend

Friday, September 16, 2016

Reviews of the Joseph Gordon Levitt's film "Snowden," our next guilty pleasure "Bridget Jones's Baby," and the "Blair Witch Project" reboot "Blair Witch."

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Young Entrepreneurs Trying to Make It in Detroit

Friday, September 16, 2016

The new documentary, Generation Startup, tells the stories of six young entrepreneurs trying to make it in Detroit. 

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Our Picks for the Best Emmy Nominees

Friday, September 16, 2016

This week, Takeaway Culture Reporter Melissa Locker gives us her picks for the television shows that have the best shots at getting an Emmy.

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Celebrating Curious George With His Creators

Friday, September 16, 2016

Saturday is Curiosity Day, the 75th anniversary of Curious George! We celebrate by exploring the origin of everyone's favorite monkey. It's more dramatic than you'd think.

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Trusting Polls, The Origin of Curious George, Neil deGrasse Tyson

Friday, September 16, 2016

On today's show: What we really learn by analyzing polls; how Curious George's creators escaped Nazis; Neil deGrasse Tyson on the cosmic perspective.

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The Unregulated Databases of Local DNA

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Local police jurisdictions have increasingly used DNA testing to solve crimes, creating databases that often fall outside federal regulation. 

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U.S. Chief Technology Officer on Future of Digital Government

Thursday, September 15, 2016

The next president will confront a world being radically reshaped by new innovations. What are the cutting edge technologies just waiting to trip her or him up?

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What the World Wants from Our Next President

Thursday, September 15, 2016

We held a global town hall discussion about what the world expects from the next U.S. president. Questions were coming in from Egypt to Somalia to Germany.

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What Good Is a Naval Base That's Underwater?

Thursday, September 15, 2016

A group of former top military leaders have warned that global warming is a direct threat to our national security. What might the military do to combat the effects of climate change?

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Chicago 'Super Gang' on Trial

Thursday, September 15, 2016

The biggest street gang trial in recent history has begun in Chicago. Months of testimony are expected to shed new light on violence that has plagued the city. 

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Detroit: Growing For Some, Not All

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Downtown Detroit is booming but many residents in outer-lying areas worry they're being left behind. 

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Policing DNA, Digital Government, "Super Gang" Trial

Thursday, September 15, 2016

On today's show: Local police making unregulated DNA databases; the future of government using data for good; the biggest street gang trial in recent history in Chicago.

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Republicans Scramble To Hold North Carolina

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Republicans are ramping up resources in North Carolina after facing backlash from the controversial 'bathroom bill,' formally known as House Bill 2.

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The Woman Who Mapped the Ocean Floor

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Having a master's degree in geology was rare for a woman in the 1950s, but that didn't stop Marie Tharp from changing the field forever.

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