Alternative Radio on 01/18/11
Veteran journalist Robert Scheer speaks on "The Roots of the Economic Collapse."
Robert Scheer is the editor in chief of Truthdig. He has spent 30 years as a journalist. His columns appear in newspapers across the country.
Between 1964 and 1969 he was Vietnam correspondent, managing editor and editor in chief of Ramparts magazine. From 1976 to 1993 he served as a national correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, writing on diverse topics such as the Soviet Union, arms control, national politics and the military. In 1993 he launched a nationally syndicated column based at the Los Angeles Times, where he was named a contributing editor. That column ran weekly for the next 12 years and is now based at Truthdig.
Robert Scheer has written nine books. His latest book is “The Great American Stickup: How Reagan Republicans and Clinton Democrats Enriched Wall Street While Mugging Main Street” (Nation Books), was released on September 7, 2010.