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Andrea Bernstein, the award-winning journalist and host of the WNYC/ProPublica podcast Trump, Inc., offers a sweeping new exposé into the multigenerational saga of two emblematic American families. American Oligarchs: The Kushners, the Trumps, and the Marriage of Money and Power follows how these families rose from immigrant roots to the pinnacle of U.S. power. Through extensive reporting, Bernstein traces their journey to the White House—from growing rich on federal programs that bolstered the middle class to sheltering their wealth from tax collectors. Discussing this convoluted story of survival and loss, crime and betrayal, Bernstein will be joined by Kristen Muller, Chief Content Officer who oversees KPCC’s station programming podcasting, and its local journalism.

Andrea Bernstein

Andrea Bernstein is the Peabody and duPont-Columbia Award-winning cohost of the acclaimed WNYC/ProPublica podcast Trump, Inc. Her writing has also appeared in The New Yorker, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and New York magazine, and on NPR. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.


Kristen Muller

Kristen Muller is is SCPR’s Chief Content Officer and oversees the station’s programming, podcasting and its excellent local journalism. She leads an award-winning team of hosts, reporters, producers and editors who are dedicated to entertaining, informing, and connecting the diverse communities of L.A.


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