The Report Podcast

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In the final episode of The Report, we explore the impact The Report had on America and its standing in the world.Why was no one held accountable for torture? And, what does that mean for the future of America’s war on terror?We also b
After the torture report was released, the CIA launched a campaign to discredit its findings. Then the agency went further — first, accusing Daniel J. Jones of criminal activity, and then, breaking into Senate computers to spy on membe
The release of the torture report was not always a given. The leadership at the CIA hoped it would stay classified and never be released to the public. But Senators Dianne Feinstein, John McCain and Mark Udall risked political fallout
After Daniel Jones completed the torture report, the CIA drafted a response. They pushed back against many of the report's fundings. And they went one step further. They hacked into Senate computers and then accused Daniel Jones of bei
Torture is illegal, not just under US law but also according to the Geneva Conventions, the internationally agreed upon rules for how we treat prisoners of war. So when the CIA decided to engage in torture, it needed a legal defense th
In episode 3 of The Report podcast, Mark Mazzetti joins hosts Kelly McEvers and Daniel J. Jones. Mazzetti tells the story of how James Mitchell and Bruce Jessen, the architects of the CIAs torture program, convinced the CIA leadership
In the days and weeks following the September 11th attacks, America was gripped with fear and uncertainty. New Yorker journalist Jane Mayer joins host Kelly McEvers to talk about that fear and the CIA's sense of blame for the attacks l
In episode one of The Report Podcast, host Kelly McEvers introduces Daniel J. Jones. the lead investigator of the Senate Intelligence Committee's Report on Enhanced Interrogation Techniques. He tells Kelly the story of how he came to w
The Report podcast dives into the real life events depicted in Scott Z. Burns’ film, The Report. Former Senate Intelligence Committee Chief Investigator Daniel J. Jones and his cohost NPR’s Kelly McEvers introduce us to the real people
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