Greetings, Rostrum fans. This week’s guest? Annie Jacobsen, bestselling author of AREA 51, OPERATION PAPERCLIP, THE PENTAGON’S BRAIN, and now PHENOMENA: THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE U.S. GOVERNMENT INVESTIGATIONS INTO EXTRASENSORY PERCEPTION AND PSYCHOKINESIS.

Annie is a veteran chronicler of the darker, stranger corners of national security, intelligence, and advanced technology. She’s written about the alleged UFO holding zone near Groom Lake in Utah; the rescue by the U.S. of high-ranking Nazi scientists (one of whom is the subject of...

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Greetings, Rostrum readers! Things are getting even more bizarre with Donald Trump. The Donald is contemplating pardoning himself for any charges special investigator Robert Mueller might bring, assuming he doesn’t fire him first. In this week’s podcast, we speak to someone who was thinking about the issue of the self-pardon twenty years ago, when Bill Clinton was in the White House and Trump was still married to Marla Maples: legal scholar Brian Kalt, who wrote the definitive article on the subject for...

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