June 11th, 2012
Episode 268 of 447 episodes
Last week, the Jamaican drug trafficker Christopher Coke was sentenced in U.S. federal court to twenty-three years in prison. In 2010, at least seventy-three people died in Kingston in the operation to capture and extradite Coke. Mattathias Schwartz wrote about the raid in the December 6, 2011, issue of the magazine, and has blogged about the recent developments in the story. Here Nicholas Thompson talks with Schwartz about the massacre and the U.S. governments role in the operation that led to the killings. Also, Jill Lepore answers questions about the Supreme Court.