Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

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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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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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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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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Reporter With Zika: So Much is Unknown

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

A reporter who contracted the Zika virus talks about what it's like to have the disease, and how little he knows about how it will affect him in the future.

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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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Todd Zwillich: Deplorable? Which Basket are You in?

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Hillary Clinton called Donald Trump's supporters a "basket of deplorables." Todd Zwillich analyzes the media response and argues it will be good for her campaign.

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#BankBlack, This Election's "Baskets," The Reporter With Zika

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Black-owned banks getting a boost; Todd Zwillich on Trump's "basket of deplorables"; reporter with Zika describes what it's like.

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How #BankBlack Could Narrow the Wealth Gap

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Black-owned banks are getting a huge boost from the #BankBlack movement. But will this translate into long-term growth?

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The New U.N. and North Korea

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

The 71st session of the U.N. General Assembly begins today. Just days after North Korea's successful nuclear test, the country's foreign minister will be in attendance. 

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Research Chimpanzees Get New Start in Sanctuary

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Life is about to become very different for more than 200 chimpanzees. Why? Last week marked the end of privately funded research on chimpanzees in the U.S. 

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Candidates Prep for The Presidential Debates

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

The debates are coming up! We examine the candidates' chances, the archaic debate format, and if the system is "rigged."

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Trump Foundation Called Into Question

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

The Donald J. Trump Foundation is coming under scrutiny after it was revealed that Trump took credit for donations that were not his and stopped giving to the charity entirely in 2008. 

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After Tragedy, Paralympian Returns to Rio for Gold

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Alana Nichols is the first American female athlete to win gold medals in Summer and Winter Paralympic Games, and that's after a devastating accident paralyzed her from the waist down.

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Conflict in Ukraine Continues

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

At the United Nations, Ukraine will attempt legal action against Russia for its annexation of Crimea. The United States is expected to play a role.

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Investigating the Trump Foundation, A New United Nations, Paralympic Heros

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

On today's show: An in-depth look at the Trump's charitable giving; the issues facing the new United Nations; a Paralympic athlete on her Rio Games.

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Criminal Intent and a Brain Aneurysm

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Can a man be convicted of assault if he committed the crime while he was suffering from a brain hemorrhage? A criminal case from the past sheds light on today's justice system.

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