Ian Masters
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 BACKGROUND BRIEFING is a radio program featuring international and national news, expert guests, policy makers, and critics offering analysis and insight on national security, foreign and domestic policy, political, cultural, and social issues.

Five days a week, Background Briefing asks knowledgeable and thoughtful experts to explain the complexities behind major news stories in long-format interviews.
Programs from Producer: Ian Masters
 program  producer  date  length
 : A Reality Check on the Ebola Hysteria; How the Red Cross Really Responded to Super-Storm Sandy; The Exploding Space Station Supply Mission Could Have Been Worse; The Filmmaker of "The Big Invisible"
  Ian Masters 2014-10-30 00:59:00
 : The Fed Ends the $4.5 Trillion Quantitative Easing Program; Congressional Hawks Preparing to Sabotage Obama's Iran Deal; Demonstrations in Hungary Against an Internet Tax
  Ian Masters 2014-10-29 00:59:00
 : Mexico in Shock Over the Month-Long Dissapearence of 43 Students; Turkey Allows Some Kurds to Join the Fight for Kobani; Unsolved Political Assassinations in Venezuela
  Ian Masters 2014-10-28 00:59:00
 : Healthcare Workers Fight Back Against Ebola Quarantines; A Look at Key Senate Races; Nobel Laureates Urge Obama to Release Torture Report
  Ian Masters 2014-10-27 00:59:00
 : Justifying Poll Taxes and the Need for a Constitutional Right to Vote; The Moral Complexities of Political Assasination
  Ian Masters 2014-10-26 00:59:00
 : Canada's PM Vows to Redouble Canada's Anti-Terrorism Efforts; Petty Criminal Turned Terrorist's Possible Links to the Islamic State; A Pulitzer Prize-Winning New York Times Investigative Reporter Who is Facing Jail Time for Doing His Job
  Ian Masters 2014-10-23 00:59:00
 : October 21 - The Midterm Elections May Not Be Over Until January 2015; "The Culture of Fear: Why Americans are Afraid of the Wrong Things"; An American Prisoner Released from North Korea
  Ian Masters 2014-10-22 00:59:00
 : The Midterm Elections May Not Be Over Until January 2015; "The Culture of Fear: Why Americans are Afraid of the Wrong Things"; An American Prisoner Released from North Korea
  Ian Masters 2014-10-21 00:59:00
 : October 20 - Turkey's Apparent Shift Over Kobani; Media-Stoked Fear and Paranoia Over Ebola; Turkey's Reluctance to Get Involved Militarily in Syria
  Ian Masters 2014-10-20 00:59:58
 : When Scandal Replaced Substance in our Politics; The Mother of all Political Scandals
  Ian Masters 2014-10-19 00:59:00
 : Billionaires: Reflections on the Upper Crust ; The Star of Inequality for All
  Ian Masters 2014-10-16 00:59:00
 : Jessica Levinson sits in for Ian Masters
  Ian Masters 2014-10-15 00:59:00
 : Jonathan Taplin sits in for Ian Masters
  Ian Masters 2014-10-14 00:59:00
 : Report from the Early in the the War in Eastern Ukraine; The Cycles of Reform and Repression in Russia; Why Ukraine is the West s Fault
  Ian Masters 2014-10-13 00:59:00
 : Racial Politics in America; Keeping Racism Alive in Our Politics
  Ian Masters 2014-10-12 00:59:00
 : October 9th " Amy Wilentz sits in for Ian Masters
  Ian Masters 2014-10-09 00:59:00
 : Amy Wilentz sits in for Ian Masters
  Ian Masters 2014-10-08 00:59:00
 : Dark Money Flows as Capitalism Versus Democracy; A Campaign Finance Reformer Fights Back
  Ian Masters 2014-10-07 00:59:00
 : Jessica Levinson sits in for Ian Masters
  Ian Masters 2014-10-06 00:59:00
 : Spencer Downing Sit in for Ian Masters
  Ian Masters 2014-10-05 00:59:00
 : 440,400 Americans Die Every Year From Bad Hospital Care; Turkey's Parliament Approves Military Action in Iraq and Syria; A New Californian Gun Safety Law Spread Nationwide
  Ian Masters 2014-10-02 00:59:00
 : America's First Ebola Patient Provokes Hysteria; A Regional Shift Could Make a Dirty Deal with Assad Possible; Playing Catch-Up with Republicans on Dark Money Makes Democrats Hypocrites
  Ian Masters 2014-10-01 00:59:00
 : An Update From Hong Kong on China's National Day; Time for the U.S. To Make a Deal with Assad; India's New Prime Minister's State Visit
  Ian Masters 2014-09-30 00:59:00
 : As Protests Grow in Hong Kon, China Cracks Down on Social MEdia; The Shadow of Tiananmen Hangs Over the Chinese Politburo; Is Obama Reading Putin Correctly?
  Ian Masters 2014-09-29 00:59:00
 : How Hard will China Crack Down on Hong Kong Protests?; The Explosive Secret Goldman Sachs Tapes; Why Wall Street Always Wins
  Ian Masters 2014-09-28 00:59:00
 : Attorney General Eric Holder's Exit; The Status of Legal Battles to Overturn Voter ID Laws; How CREW Got the Secret Documents From the Republican Governors Association
  Ian Masters 2014-09-25 00:59:00
 : re We Making Assad Stronger?; "Obama's Long War in the Middle East"; Secret Corporate Donors to Republican Governors Revealed
  Ian Masters 2014-09-24 00:59:00
 : The Khorasan Group and the Various Jihadist Factions; Has the Assad Regime Become Irrelevant?; The Gulf Between Climate Realities and Political Efforts So Far
  Ian Masters 2014-09-23 00:59:00
 : The Crisis on Turkey's Southern Border; An Update on the U.N. Sumit on Climate Change; The Koch Brothers Fund "Economic Freedom" Courses on U.S. Campuses
  Ian Masters 2014-09-22 00:59:00
 : The Looming Threat of Climate Change; An Organizer of the People's Climate March;
  Ian Masters 2014-09-21 00:59:01
 >  Records 0-30 of total: 923


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