Crime

Wildlife Trade

January 12, 2010

The lucrative and illegal business of wildlife trafficking. An expose of the world's most notorious wildlife dealer and what's being done to fight this illicit trade.

Controversy Over Sending Guantanamo Detainees to Illinois

December 17, 2009

The Obama administration wants to move many of the Guantanamo Bay detainees to a maximum security prison in Illinois. Why the plan is stirring controversy on the right and the left and the latest on efforts to close Guantanamo Bay.

9/11 Terror Suspects on Trial

November 16, 2009

Analysis of Attorney General Eric Holder's decision to prosecute the alleged masterminds of the September 11 attacks in a civilian court in New York, while suspects in the bombing of the USS Cole will be tried before a military commission.

Christopher Andrew: "Defend the Realm" (Knopf)

November 10, 2009

A leading historian of intelligence presents the first authorized history of the British Secret Service MI5.

Fort Hood Shootings

November 10, 2009

An update on the investigation into shootings at Fort Hood, Texas.

Medical Marijuana

October 21, 2009

The Justice Department signals a new stance on medical marijuana. The U.S. attorney general directs federal prosecutors not to pursue medical marijuana cases in states where it's legal. What the policy shift may mean for patients and the...

The U.S. Supreme Court's New Term

October 8, 2009

Gun rights, campaign finance, free speech and a Christian cross on federal land. Analysis of some of the major cases coming before the U.S. Supreme Court this term.

Edward Dolnick: "The Rescue Artist" (HarperCollins) (Rebroadcast)

January 16, 2006

In 1994, two men using only a ladder and a hammer managed to steal one of the world's best-known paintings. Author Edward Dolnick tells the story of the stealing of Edvard Munch's "Scream" and the half-English, half-American...

Edward Dolnick: "The Rescue Artist" (HarperCollins)

July 19, 2005

In 1994, two men using only a ladder and a hammer managed to steal one of the world's best-known paintings. Author Edward Dolnick tells the story of the stealing of Edvard Munch's "Scream" and the half-English, half-American...

Clea Koff: "The Bone Woman" (Random House) (Rebroadcast)

August 3, 2004

Forensic anthropologist Clea Koff talks about her career, which unites her expertise in studying human remains with her passion for human rights. She has worked in Rwanda, Kosovo, and elsewhere, identifying victims of genocide.

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