Audio producer on "Can He Do That?," "Cape Up with Jonathan Capehart" and Post miniseriesEducation: Rochester Institute of Technology, Bachelor's in PhotojournalismCarol Alderman was an audio producer for The Washington Post. She left The Post in May 2020.
The administration's response to civil unrest presents major questions about the president’s approach to power. Can Trump use tactics at home that the U.S. condemns abroad? What are the risks of politicizing the military? Reporter Greg Miller explains.
With an election just six months away, is Trump leveraging his visibility as president? What powers does Trump have to resume rallies? Reporters Sean Sullivan and Toluse Olorunnipa discuss how the campaigns are handling an unprecedented election year.
Michael Flynn's legal battle brings the Justice Department into uncharted territory, with boundaries between the department and the president newly tested. National security reporter Devlin Barrett unpacks the latest in this ongoing story.
Benjamin Crump, the attorney for Ahmaud Arbery's family, talks about how Arbery’s case is “like a modern day lynching.” Crump also discusses the eerie similarities between Arbery’s case and the case of Trayvon Martin.
White House Bureau Chief Philip Rucker offers an inside look at President Trump's late-March decision to extend social distancing guidelines, and his soon-after pivot to strongly push for a quick economic revival and reopening of the United States.
Jonathan Metzl, author of “Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment is Killing America’s Heartland,” comes back to the podcast to explain how his argument “has been on steroids since this pandemic started.”
Will the Postal Service survive? Reporter Jacob Bogage details Trump’s desire to withhold a loan from the agency, and elections administration expert Amber McReynolds discusses the challenges of an election likely to rely more than ever on vote by mail.
The Rev. William Barber has preached about how racism, poverty, voter suppression and the lack of access to health care are linked. Now the coronavirus has forced us to face these issues in America, and he says Americans are eager to fight back.
Which economic levers can Congress and the Federal Reserve control? Plus, what it all means for pumping money into the economy, accruing national debt, and the potential for rising inflation, with reporter Erica Werner and editor Damian Paletta.
Michael Steele, former chair of the Republican National Committee, discusses President Trump’s daily briefings and how Trump has treated Americans during the coronavirus pandemic. This episode contains explicit language and listener discretion is advised.
Apr 21, 2020
About Carol Alderman
Carol Alderman was an audio producer for The Washington Post. She left The Post in May 2020.