How Roger Ailes Built Fox News; June Squibb on "Nebraska"; Kim Fu's Debut Novel; Betty Medsger on the 1971 FBI Break-in
Monday, January 27, 2014
On today’s show: Gabriel Sherman talks about Fox News founder Roger Ailes and how he’s built the most influential television news empire today. June Squibb on her Oscar-nominated performance in the film, “Nebraska.” Kim Fu discusses her debut novel, For Today I Am a Boy, about the only son in a family of 4 kids who’s pretty sure he’s really a girl. And Betty Medsger tells the story of how a 1971 break-in at a Pennsylvania FBI office confirmed that J. Edgar Hoover was running a shadow agency that targeted civil rights activists and antiwar groups.