‘She Said’ Authors On How Investigative Reporting Brought Down Harvey Weinstein
In a New York Times essay over the weekend, former Harvey Weinstein assistant Rowena Chiu accused the now disgraced media mogul of trying to rape her and then covering up the attempted assault with a nondisclosure agreement more than 20 years ago. Her story is one of many previously undisclosed details about Weinstein’s alleged serial sexual assaults that is revealed in a new book from New York Times investigative reporters Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor. Jim Braude was joined by the authors.

A Second Whistleblower Comes Forward And Sanders' Heart Attack Raises 2020 Questions
Attorneys for the whistleblower who raised concerns about President Trump’s July phone call with the Ukrainian president are now representing a second whistleblower who reportedly has first-hand knowledge of what transpired this summer. The revelation added another twist to the fast-moving impeachment inquiry into Trump’s potential abuses of presidential power for political gain.

Meanwhile, in the Democratic primary race, issues of candidates’ age and health resurfaced when Sen. Bernie Sanders’ campaign confirmed Friday he had been hospitalized for a heart attack. To discuss these political developments, Jim Braude was joined by Michael Astrue, who served as counsel in both the Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush administrations, and served as commissioner of the Social Security Administration in both the George W. Bush and Barack Obama administrations; and Michael Curry, former president of the Boston NAACP and current chair of the national NAACP Advocacy & Policy Committee.

Jim Braude shares his thoughts on the important national and international stories you might have missed while the impeachment inquiry took over your TV screen.