In this episode, Neil, Natalia, and Niki discuss the history of prisoner exchanges.
Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show:
- WNBA player Brittney Griner has returned home from Russian detainment. Neil referenced this New Yorker article about Trump’s aberrant approach to hostage policy. Niki referred to this NPR piece about the case of Bowe Bergdahl.
In our regular closing feature, What’s Making History:
- Natalia talked about the labor dispute at The New School.
- Neil discussed the death of former Rep. Jim Kolbe, and his most recent piece for the Washington Post, “Activism Convinced Just Enough Republicans to Support Same-Sex Marriage.”
- Niki shared about Michael M. Grynbaum’s New York Times article, “Elon Musk, Matt Taibbi, and a Very Modern Media Maelstrom.”