Scott Horton Interviews Roger Charles
Roger Charles, a free-lance journalist and investigator, discusses the untimely death of J.D. Cash – the pre-eminent journalist covering the Oklahoma City bombing, his upcoming book about the bombing, the failure of Congress to conduct a single hearing on the largest act of domestic terrorism in U.S. history, the likelihood that Andreas Strassmeir was working with the FBI and why Bill Clinton said the OKC bombing saved his 1996 presidential campaign.
MP3 here. (40:29)
Roger Charles was a career Marine Corps officer and has worked as an investigative reporter for major media organisations and news programs such as as the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, Newsweek, U.S. News & World Report, the New Yorker, CBS 60 Minutes and Frontline.
Chris Emery, a member of the Oklahoma City Bombing Investigation Committee, discusses the bizarre trials of Terry Nichols and ATF agent Carol Howe, the physical evidence supporting the existence of bombs inside the Murrah building, the individuals responsible for promoting a Ramzi Yousef/Saddam Hussein connection to the OKC bombing, the current lobbying of Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn to use the confirmation hearing of Attorney General nominee Eric Holder to question the Kenny Trentadue murder coverup, the actual role Timothy McVeigh played and which background materials are most helpful to people trying to learn about the OKC bombing.
MP3 here. (1:23:30)
Chris Emery is a film writer, director, producer living in Oklahoma City. He is currently working on his fifth documentary film which is a feature length project covering the Oklahoma City Bombing case.