Freelance reporter Christopher Ketcham discusses the FBI’s alleged case against Bruce Ivins, the under-whelming amount of evidence against him such as the spontaneous silica phenomenon, the suppressed letter from the culprit, the state’s covert development of weaponized anthrax just before the attacks, the decisive role of the anthrax attacks in passing the Patriot Act and waging all out war after 9/11 and how the FBI “solved” the case by pushing Ivins to kill himself.
MP3 here. (31:55)
Christopher Ketcham is a freelance reporter and writer for many venues including Antiwar.com, Harper’s, GQ, The Nation, Salon, Mother Jones, Men’s Journal, Good Magazine, Radar, and National Geographic. In 2002, he was selected as a Livingston Awards finalist for his Salon.com coverage of the 9/11 attacks in New York.