Episode 2: Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg on "The Post", President Trump and North Korea· Skullduggery
On the second episode of Yahoo News’ Skullduggery, co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman sit down with author and whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg, whom the White House once called “the most dangerous man in America,” after he leaked the Pentagon Papers exposing the American government’s lies about the Vietnam War. Ellsberg speaks with Skullduggery about the new hit movie, “The Post,” which centers around his leak of the Pentagon Papers, his thoughts on today’s whistleblowers Julian Assange and Edward Snowden, and whether President Trump’s war of words with North Korea could trigger a nuclear war.
Episode 1: It was 20 years ago today – a look back at the Clinton/Lewinsky scandal· Skullduggery
In the debut episode of Skullduggery – a Yahoo News podcast and video series focused on Washington scandals in the Trump era and their impact on today's politics – co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman discuss the 20th anniversary of the Monica Lewinsky scandal, a story they famously covered for Newsweek. Their first guest is former United States attorney general Eric Holder who talks about where he was when the Lewinsky scandal broke, his thoughts on Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election and he even jokes about being Oprah’s running mate in 2020.