Archive for the 'Radio' Category

This American Life “The Arms Trader”

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

The U.S. government spent two years on a sting operation trapping an Indian man named Hemant Lakhani, whom they suspected of being an illegal arms dealer. It’s one of the first cases that went to trial in the War on Terror, and one the Justice Department pointed to as one of their big successes. In [...]

This American Life “The Prosecutor”

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

A lawyer in the Justice Department gets the professional opportunity of a lifetime: to be the lead prosecutor in one of the first high-profile terrorist cases since 9/11. But things go badly for him. His convictions get overturned, he loses his job, and he ends up on trial himself, in federal court. His accusers? His [...]

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