Podcast | S01 Episode 8: One month later, making sense of the 2016 election
Journalist Alec MacGillis of ProPublica discusses reasons behind Donald Trump's victory in the 2016 presidential election. From FBI director James Comey's shocking announcement about emails related to Hillary Clinton found on Anthony Weiner's computer, to the millions of dollars Clinton made speaking to Wall Street bankers and other business groups to the Democratic party's neglect of struggling white working class voters, MacGillis dissects the major themes that determined the outcome of the 2016 run for the White House. A Pittsfield native, MacGillis covers politics and government for ProPublica, a non-profit online investigative journalism organization.
MacGillis spoke to a packed house at the Berkshire Museum in an event sponsored by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Berkshire Community College, the Berkshire Eagle and the Berkshire Museum. MacGillis was interviewed by Berkshire Eagle editor Kevin Moran.
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