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Reporter Charlie LeDuff documents the unraveling of the American dream

Jun 6, 2018


On this edition of Your Call, reporter Charlie LeDuff discusses his new book, Sh*tshow! The Country's Collapsing ... and the Ratings Are Great.

 

In 2013, long before the presidential election, Charlie LeDuff spent three years traveling the country to do on the ground reporting. From Flint to Ferguson, LeDuff interviewed people as they struggled to find clean water, healthcare, jobs and housing. LeDuff will share stories about people who feel ignored, politicians, and the media. What's being ignored due to the Trump media storm?

Guest:

Charlie LeDuff, Pulitzer-prize winning reporter formerly at the New York Times, the Detroit News, and Detroit's Fox 2 News, and author of Sh*tshow: The Country’s Collapsing ... and the Ratings Are Great

 

Charlie Leduff will be speaking at East Bay Booksellers, 5433 College Avenue in Oakland, on Wednesday, June 6 at 7 p.m.

Web Resources:

The Americans with Charlie LeDuff

The Weekly Standard: A Little Bit of Real People

KTVU: The Americans with Charlie Leduff

VICE: This 'Shit'-Talking Reporter Says the Media and Government Failed America