Stay Tuned: Devil’s Bargains (with David Remnick)

Show Notes

On this episode of Stay Tuned, “Devil’s Bargains,” host Preet Bharara answers your questions about:

— Enlisting an outside counsel to conduct an impeachment trial

— Congress invoking its long dormant inherent contempt power

— The reluctance in the news media to use the word “lies” when discussing the president’s “false statements”

David Remnick, editor of The New Yorker, joins Preet for a wide-ranging conversation as he gears up for the magazine’s annual ideas festival. The discussion covers 2020 candidates, interviewing controversial figures, “elitism,” whether President Trump is a “racist,” American’s deepest flaws, what we should understand about the Russian people, “inventing” The New Yorker, and more.

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THE Q&A

INHERENT CONTEMPT

MEDIA & LIES

CONGRESSIONAL HEARINGS

THE INTERVIEW

THE NEW YORKER FESTIVAL

THE NEW YORKER MAGAZINE

REMNICK’S WRITING

NYC MAYORS

INTERVIEWS & LIES

ELITISM & RACISM

THE BUTTON

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