At the time of this story, in 2006, about 3,000 non-citizens were fighting on behalf of the US in Iraq. Many did so in order to fast track their applications for US citizenship. This story was produced for The World, a co-production of The BBC, Public Radio International and WGBH Boston.
Violations to the Bank Secrecy Act allowed Mexican drug cartels to launder money in the US. This spot includes a clip from an interview with California Congresswoman Maxine Waters in her office.
Filed for NPR Newscast on October 23, 2013.
So-called “sea going cowboys” helped wrangle farm animals on ships that crossed the Atlantic after WWII. Sixty years later the men gathered to tell stories and learn how the organization they served has evolved into a modern day aid group called Heifer International.
From the public radio program Metro Connection in August of 2005.
Filed for The World, a co-production of The BBC, PRI and WGBH Boston, in February 2006.
An air check of hosting Morning Edition on WAMU in November 2005.
Filed for The World, a co-production of The BBC, PRI and WGBH Boston, in May 2005.
A montage created from stories I recorded in the days following Hurricane Katrina. This was filed for the public radio program Metro Connection in August 2005.