Host Allen Ruff speaks with historian Marc Becker about his newly released book, The FBI in Latin America, a study of the FBI in charge of political surveillance in Ecuador during World War II.
Have you ever been fingerprinted for a job, school or to obtain welfare benefits? Or used a retinal scanner to get through a security checkpoint? Or been somewhere where a surveillance camera is using facial recognition software? If so, there’s a chance the FBI has a copy of your biometric data in their Next Generation […]
Author and Professor of English and African American Studies at Washington University in St. Louis, William J. Maxwell joins the Friday Buzz during our Pledge Drive Show to tell us how FBI surveillance came to influence the creation and public reception of African American literature.
WORT’s fall pledge drive, “There’s no place like WORT” has started! A Public Affair’s first pledge drive guest was Seth Rosenfeld! Check out this edition of A Public Affair to hear the interview!