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IRE Radio Podcast | The Problem with Witness Protection

When the Washington, DC police chief bristled over a question about witness executions, Washington Post reporter Cheryl W. Thompson knew she was on to something. On this episode we’ll be talking to Thompson about her investigation into witness killings and intimidation. And for the second half of the show we dug into our audio archives for some interview tips from Tisha Thompson, an investigative reporter at NBC4 Washington. 

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Music in this episode comes from Podington Bear. George Varney wrote and produced this episode. IRE Web Editor Sarah Hutchins edits the podcast.

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