Jason Leopold: "I'm Sorry My Government Tortured You ..." (Radio Interview)

Tuesday, 19 April 2011 08:22 By Sarah E Lu, Vocalo | Radio Interview
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Editor's Note: We are happy to bring you our first Truthout collaboration with the Chicago-based radio station, Vocalo. In this segment of "The Story Behind the Story," Vocalo's Sarah Lu conducts an in-depth interview with Truthout investigative reporter, Jason Leopold.  Keep an eye, and an ear, out for more of these exciting collaborations in the future. -TO/sg


Over the course of an interview, journalist Jason Leopold found himself apologizing to David Hicks, one of Guantanamo's first detainees.  

This is the story behind a story published by

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Produced by Sarah Lu with help from Nick van der Kolk.

Music by Christian Bjeorklund.

David Hicks' memoir, published by Random House, is called Guantanamo: My Journey.

Jason Leopold recounts his personal experiences in News Junkie, published by Process Books.

Thanks to Maya Schenwar and Sari Gelzer at Truthout.

Sarah E Lu

Sarah E. Lu likes to hear stories and tell stories and have adventures. She's climbed some big rocks, biked so far you wouldn't believe it, and hugged a real-live panda. According to her, nothing compares to working with :Vocalo, which is an exploratory journey into uncharted radio territory. She produces content in collaboration with Vocalo's community partners, including By the Way with EXTRA News, and segments you can hear weekdays at 12p.

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