In this episode, Niki, Natalia, and Neil discuss the history of the mugshot.
Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show:
- The release of former President Donald Trump’s mugshot was met with enthusiasm across the political spectrum. We discussed the long history of the mugshot. Niki drew on this NPR piece, and Natalia referred to this Hyperallergic post. Neil and Natalia referenced this Marshall Project report.
In our regular closing feature, What’s Making History:
- Natalia discussed the Independent Women’s Forum report, “Oberlin College Administrators Caught on Secret Recording Reprimanding Head Lacrosse Coach for Defending Women’s Sports.”
- Neil recommended the podcast series, America After Roe.
- Niki shared about her latest CNN column, “How the GOP Used Joe the Plumber to Sell a Myth.”