Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

One Year Later: Former Dallas Police Chief Reflects on Service and Risk

Friday, July 07, 2017

Last year, Dallas Police Chief David Brown faced his worst nightmare when five police officers were killed. Today, he reflects on patterns of violence by and against police.

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Doubt Over 'New' Evidence That Amelia Earhart Survived Crash

Friday, July 07, 2017

Eighty years after the disappearance of Amelia Earhart, a new photo raises tantalizing questions over the famed aviator's fate. 

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Films to Catch and Skip at the Box Office This Weekend

Friday, July 07, 2017

Film critic Rafer Guzman reviews "Spider-Man: Homecoming," "The Big Sick," and "Maudie."

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Trump and Putin Meet at G20

Friday, July 07, 2017

One of the most highly anticipated meetings at the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, will take place on the sidelines, between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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TV Shows to Watch for This Summer

Friday, July 07, 2017

Trying to figure what summer shows you should be (binge) watching? We take a look at the newest seasons of "Game of Thrones," "Broadchurch," "Insecure," and the premiere of "Snowfall."

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Trump Meets Putin at G20, Remembering Slain Dallas Police Officers, Amelia Earhart's Fate

Friday, July 07, 2017

On today's show: Trump and Putin meet at the G20 Summit in Germany; former Dallas Police Chief David Brown shares his story; a new photo raises questions about Amelia Earhart's fate.

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Mob Attacks Lawmakers and Journalists in Venezuela

Thursday, July 06, 2017

A mob descended on Venezuela’s opposition-dominated National Assembly on Wednesday.

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President Trump Visits Poland Ahead of G-20 Summit

Thursday, July 06, 2017

President Trump can expect a familiar brand of right-wing populism in the country as he attends a summit for the Three Seas Initiative. 

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As Auto Industry Downshifts, American Labor Stalls

Thursday, July 06, 2017

Has the American auto industry peaked? As car companies scale back production, a potential jobs shortage threatens the Trump administration's plan for a U.S. manufacturing renaissance.

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How South Koreans Are Responding to the North

Thursday, July 06, 2017

As tensions with North Korea escalate, we look at how the people and countries within the range of North Korean missiles, from South Korea to Hawaii, are responding and preparing.

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Summer Reading 2017: Nonfiction

Thursday, July 06, 2017

What are you reading this summer? Need a recommendation? The Takeaway is here to help. 

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Volvo Announces Move to Electric, Hybrid Vehicles Starting in 2019

Thursday, July 06, 2017

Volvo will transition to electric and hybrid vehicles starting in 2019. What does the shift from cars solely fueled by gasoline or diesel tell us about the automotive industry's future?

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Hawaii Lawmaker Urges Better Preparedness Against North Korean Strike

Thursday, July 06, 2017

Earlier this year, Hawaii began overhauling its disaster preparedness and nuclear contingency plans as it confronts the reality of a more hostile North Korea.

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Preparing for North Korea's Next Move, Volvo Drives Toward Electric Vehicles, Summer Nonfiction Picks

Thursday, July 06, 2017

On today's show: A look at how citizens in South Korea and Hawaii are planning for escalating North Korean threats; Volvo's move toward alternative energy; top nonfiction books. 

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How This Georgia Town Fought Back Against Toxic Coal Dumping

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

In Wayne County, Georgia, a landfill was set to be filled with toxic coal ash on a daily basis. The local newspaper and people fought back to stop the dumping.

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Court Halts E.P.A.'s Methane Regulation Rollback Attempt

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

A federal court ruled that the Trump administration improperly suspended an Obama-era rule on methane emissions. This could be the first of many legal challenges for the current EPA.

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Emergency Care Granted to Veterans Without Honorable Discharges

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Starting July 5, the Department of Veterans Affairs will offer emergency mental health services to veterans without honorable discharges. For many, the changes don't go far enough. 

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Missile Launched by North Korea Has Intercontinental Reach

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Experts have indicated that a missile launched by North Korea late Monday was the country's first successful test of a weapon capable of reaching the United States. 

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Experts Warn Trump Administration on Severity of Russian Interference

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

A former U.S. ambassador to NATO calls President Trump’s refusal to investigate Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election "a dereliction of the basic duty to defend our country.”  

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North Korea's Intercontinental Ballistic Missile, Changes to Veteran Health Care, Summer Fiction Picks

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

On today's show: Assessing North Korea's latest missile test; a new rule gives "bad paper" vets emergency mental health services; summer fiction picks. 

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