50 years ago, the Poor People's Campaign advocated for economic justice for poor Americans. What does that fight look like today?
Guest Host: Marc Fisher
Details continue to emerge after a mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub — the deadliest in the nation’s history — which appears to have been carried out in the name of the Islamic State. We speak to the chairman of the D.C. Police Union about the challenges law enforcement faces when dealing with terrorism and deadly attacks on so-called “soft targets.”
- Matthew Mahl Chairman, D.C. Police Union
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