Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

When Capital Punishment is a Game of Chance

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

The latest edition of Case in Point from The Marshall Project tells the story of Renard Marcel Daniel. 

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Harassment Captured On Screen

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Writer, playwright and director Sigal Avin has teamed up with actor, director, and producer David Schwimmer to bring sexual harassment PSAs to small screens across America.

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Wynn, Lose and Draw For the RNC

Monday, January 29, 2018

Casino mogul Steve Wynn is facing allegations of sexual misconduct. How will the Republican Party, which employed him as finance chair, respond?

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Once a Global Dumping Ground, China Tells the World: Clean Up After Yourself

Monday, January 29, 2018

China takes half of the world's recyclables, but it doesn't want to be the world's dumping ground any longer. Its new policies are shaking up recycling worldwide. 

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Violence Escalates in Afghanistan

Monday, January 29, 2018

On Saturday, the Taliban killed more than 100 people in a suicide attack in Kabul. Over the last year, 10,000 Afghan security forces have been killed. 

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Wynn, Lose and Draw For the RNC

Monday, January 29, 2018

Casino mogul Steve Wynn is facing allegations of sexual misconduct. How will the Republican Party, which employed him as finance chair, respond?

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Musician PJ Morton's "Gumbo" is a Personal Story of Struggle, Resistance and Hope

Friday, January 26, 2018

Musician PJ Morton, landed two Grammy nominations for his solo album "Gumbo." Ahead of the Grammy Awards, Morton speaks with The Takeaway about how politics have shaped his sound.

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New Novel Imagines America with a Complete Abortion Ban

Friday, January 26, 2018

"Red Clocks," a new novel by Leni Zumas, imagines life in the United States if abortion was once again illegal. 

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Films to Catch and Skip at the Box Office This Weekend

Friday, January 26, 2018

Reviews of the new releases hitting the box office this weekend, including "Maze Runner: The Death Cure" and the sleeper hit, "Den of Thieves." 

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The Executive Orders that Shaped Trump's First Year

Friday, January 26, 2018

During his first year in office, President Trump's preferred method of remaking the government was the executive order. 

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A 70-Year-Old Photograph, A Brand New Lens

Friday, January 26, 2018

The Takeaway reexamines an iconic WWII-era photo, and whether it takes on new meaning in the #MeToo era when the woman's side of the story is brought to light.

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Getting Up to Speed on the Russia Investigation

Friday, January 26, 2018

On Thursday, The New York Times reported that President Trump ordered the firing of Robert Mueller last June. The news could have major implications in the Russia investigation. 

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Dirty Gold, Clean Cash

Thursday, January 25, 2018

From the jungles of Colombia to the suburbs of Ohio, the illegal gold mining trade can be found all over the world.

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New Solar Tariffs Point to Ongoing Trade War with China

Thursday, January 25, 2018

This week, the Trump administration announced new tariffs on foreign made solar panels, a hike representing another move in an ongoing trade dispute with Chinese manufacturers.

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Families Reckon with Abuse After Nassar's Sentencing

Thursday, January 25, 2018

After the sentencing of former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar for his abuse of gymnasts over a span of years, families of survivors are struggling over where to place the blame.

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When Healthcare Comes With Harassment: Photographing Abortion Clinic Protests

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Though Roe V. Wade is the law of the land, reproductive health clinics face onslaughts of protesters on a daily basis, and for many, access to healthcare also includes harassment.

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A Year of Trump: How the President Has Impacted the Environment

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

From the Paris climate accords to the Clean Power Plan, the Trump Administration has made many decisions that impact the environment in the first year. 

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Privatizing PREPA: What It Could Mean for Puerto Rico

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Puerto Rico’s governor, Ricardo Rossello, has announced a plan to privatize PREPA, the island's energy supplier, and not everyone’s on board.

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Shocking Cop Corruption Trial Kicks Off in Baltimore

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

A former Baltimore police detective gave stunning testimony in a corruption trial that would seem even outlandish on prime time TV. 

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How President Trump Shaped the Courts in 2017

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

When President Donald Trump came into office, he inherited around 100 judicial vacancies — nearly twice as many as President Obama had in his first year.

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