The Bush Administration is now history but their criminal acts live on. How do we as a nation hold these characters accountable for the many apparent crimes they committed during the past 8 years. Locus Focus host Barbara Bernstein talks with Ben Davis, Professor of Law at the University of Toledo College of Law, about his efforts to get Attorney GeneralEric Holder "to appoint a non-partisan independent Special Counsel to immediately commence a prosecutorial investigation into the most serious alleged crimes of former PresidentGeorge W. Bush, former Vice President Richard B. Cheney, the attorneys formerly employed by the Department of Justice whose memos sought to justify torture, and other former top officials of the Bush administration."
Michelle Schroeder Fletcher and Kathleen Stephenson discuss best recent political books, which will be available as thank you gifts to those of you who pledge during the show. We'll hear excerpts from interviews with these writers:
Geoffrey Miller, author of "Spent: Sex, Evolution, and Consumer Behavior"
Reza Aslan, author of "How to Win a Cosmic War: God Globalization and the End of the War on Terror."
Michelle Goldberg, author of "The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power, and the Future of the World"
Host Dmae Roberts presents a special one-hour edition of Stage and Studio. In the first part of the show, Dmae talks with the two lead actresses and Director Chris Coleman of Portland Center Stage's Grey Gardens, the riches to rag story of the decline of two relatives of Jackie O. Then Dmae calls Bill Rausch, artistic director of Oregon Shakespeare Festival to talk about the new season in Ashland.