Thursday, January 22, 2015
The new Clint Eastwood film, “American Sniper” has surpassed all box office expectations. How does its success speak to the state of America today?
Today's Takeaways: North Korea's Internet Blackout, U.S. Economic Growth, Mariah Carey Winning Christmas
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
North Korea's internet goes ominously dark, Mariah Carey may have sung the best Christmas song ever, and Syria and Sierra Leone's streets are silent.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
The departure of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel comes as America's war strategy in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan is in the midst of total upheaval.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
ProPublica reporter T. Christian Miller and Frontline producer Marcela Gaviria investigate the ways the American tire company Firestone funded Liberian warlord Charles Taylor.
Monday, November 17, 2014
Jack Fairweather on America's failures in Afghanistan, Hermione Lee traces the complicated life of Penelope Fitzgerald, Rabih Alameddine’s new novel. The death penalty in Alabama.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
This Veterans Day, we explore how WWI is still impacting us, one general reflects on the failures of the Iraq and Afghan wars, and we look at the untold story of Jackie Kennedy.
Friday, November 07, 2014
Retired Army Sgt 1st Class Max Voelz first recorded in 2011 to remember his wife, Staff Sgt Kim Voelz. They met on Valentine’s Day, while training to work in Explosive Ordinance Disposal–the Army’s elite bomb squad.
Today's Takeaways: An Addiction to War, The United States of Texas, and Hilariously Awful Election Ads
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
The Takeaway explores the new film by Sebastian Junger, the ways Texas is transforming America, and we made some pretty funny fake election ads.