Brad Bumsted, author of “Keystone Corruption,” takes viewers on a tour of a rogues’ gallery of elected officials who abused the public trust and paid the price. Even architect Joseph Huston, the man who designed the building with a soaring rotunda, wasn’t immune to scandal.
Joining us in our studio is Karen Langley, Harrisburg Bureau Chief of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. She’ll discuss the latest news on the SCI Pittsburgh prison closing, as well as the recent firing of former Drug and Alcohol Department Sec. Gary Tennis. Later, we’ll hear from Sec. John Wetzel from the PA Department of Corrections about […]
Jon Delano, Money & Politics Editor of KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh, will join us to discuss the new legislative session getting underway. Prison closures, medical marijuana licensing, and the upcoming PA budget are some of the anticipated topics. We will also briefly discuss what President Donald Trump will mean for Pennsylvania moving forward. Later in the program, […]
Panel discussion on the 30th year remembrance of former PA State Treasurer Budd Dwyer’s suicide. Our guests for this panel were Dennis Barbagello, former Capitol reporter for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review; Stephen Drachler, former Harrisburg Bureau Chief for The Morning Call; and John Taylor, former spokesman for Gov. Robert Casey.
“Worst. President. Ever.” flips the great presidential biography on its head, offering an enlightening—and highly entertaining!—account of poor James Buchanan’s presidency to prove once and for all that, well, few leaders could have done worse. But author Robert Strauss does much more, leading readers out of Buchanan’s terrible term in office—meddling in the Dred Scott […]
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