Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

The Fall of the Equal Rights Amendment and The Rise of the Religious Right

Monday, September 12, 2016

How the defeat of the ERA lead to the rise of Ronald Reagan, the moral majority and the nomination of Donald Trump. 

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Cease-Fire in Syria, Native American Rights, From School President to Prison

Monday, September 12, 2016

On today's show: The deal Russia and the U.S. made about Aleppo; how Obama blocked the Dakota Access Pipeline; an education overhaul in Connecticut.

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The Private Health of Presidential Candidates

Monday, September 12, 2016

Hillary Clinton has been diagnosed with pneumonia. Neither presidential candidate has shared much about their health. How much right do they have to keep their health private?

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Analyzing the Clinton, Trump Foreign Policy Forum

Thursday, September 08, 2016

"It was awful. It was really awful," says Takeaway Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich. 

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CDC Director Speaks Out on Fight Against Zika

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

"Zika is unprecedented and unfortunately it's going to be around for years to come, that's why it's so important that we invest now," says CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden.

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Films to Catch and Skip at the Box Office This Weekend

Friday, September 02, 2016

Worth a watch? Film critic Rafer Guzman reviews "Morgan" and "The Light Between Oceans."

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Georgetown University Makes Amends for Slavery

Friday, September 02, 2016

Yesterday, Georgetown University apologized for its historical use of slavery, and has stated it will be taking action to make amends.

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Watch These Essential Movies about Making Contact With Aliens

Friday, September 02, 2016

Takeaway Culture reporter Melissa Locker gives a round-up of alien movies and making contact with extra terrestrial life.

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Repenting for Slavery, Alien Movies, Frank Ocean's "Blonde"

Friday, September 02, 2016

On today's show:  Georgetown University makes amends on slavery; an alien movie film festival; what Frank Ocean's new album reveals about the music industry

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For Some Immigrants, Nothing's Changed After Trump's Whirlwind Visit to Mexico

Thursday, September 01, 2016

Trump re-upped his pledge to build a wall and create a "deportation task force" to round up the "most dangerous criminal illegal immigrants."

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Rousseff Out, But More Trouble for Brazil?

Thursday, September 01, 2016

After Dilma Rousseff's impeachment yesterday, Brazilian legislators are hoping to re-establish a sense of stability. 

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The Four-Dimensional Human: How Digital Technology Shapes Our Lives

Thursday, September 01, 2016

Author Laurence Scott argues that while we live in a three dimensional world with the ability to broadcast ourselves, whenever we engage with our phones, we enter a fourth dimension.

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Obamacare Exchanges Stumble

Thursday, September 01, 2016

Premiums for people relying on state healthcare exchanges are rising for many Americans, and insurance companies are pulling out. What does it mean for the future of Obamacare? 

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An Army Veteran Defends Colin Kaepernick's National Anthem Protest

Thursday, September 01, 2016

Quarterback Colin Kaepernick angered many fans with his decision to protest by sitting during the national anthem. But this week, #VeteransForKaepernick trended worldwide on Twitter.

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Post-Brexit, Hip-Hop Artist Akala Uses Music to Speak Truth to Power

Thursday, September 01, 2016

Musician and remain campaigner Akala tell us about Britain after the Brexit vote, and why music is more powerful than politics.

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Trump Visits Mexico, Veterans for Kaepernick, Hip-Hop Brexit

Thursday, September 01, 2016

On today's show: Trump flip-flops on immigration; veterans support 49ers quarterback who sat during national anthem; Hip-hop artist Akala gives a Brexit update.

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'Life Is Hell': Some Cuban-Americans Wary as Commercial Flights Begin

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

For the first time since 1961, regular commercial flights between the U.S. and Cuba begin today. How this will have any positive impact on impoverished Cubans is not clear.

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Indiana Town Sees Lead Contamination

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Since early July, officials found that 29 residents in the town of East Chicago, Indiana — including 19 children younger than 8-years-old — had elevated levels in their blood.

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The Windy City's Blood Summer

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

August was the deadliest month in Chicago in nearly 20 years, with 78 homicides and over 400 people shot.

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U.N. Paid Tens of Millions to Syrian Regime

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

An analysis from The Guardian has revealed that the United Nations has paid tens of millions of dollars in aid to the Syrian government, or companies connected to the regime.

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