Renowned investigative journalist Wayne Barrett died this week at the age of 71.
Barrett started working for the Village Voice in the early 1970s and gained a reputation as a fierce and dogged reporter, investigating New York City politicians and personalities for decades. He wrote books on former mayors Ed Koch and Rudy Giuliani. He also wrote extensively about a certain real estate mogul cum president, Donald Trump.
WNYC's Sean Carlson sat down with Tom Robbins, a friend and colleague of Barrett's, who currently serves as the investigative journalist in residence at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.