Remembering Reporter And Trump Biographer Wayne Barrett05:28

Wayne Barrett. (David Shankbone/Wikimedia)
Wayne Barrett. (David Shankbone/Wikimedia)
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Investigative muckraking journalist Wayne Barrett died the day before Donald Trump became president. An irony to Barrett's friends, he was a longtime Trump watcher.

Here & Now's Robin Young hears more about Barrett's work from friend and colleague Tom Robbins (@tommy_robb), investigative journalist in residence at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism.

Read some of Wayne Barrett's work from The Village Voice and The Daily Beast:

This segment aired on January 23, 2017.


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