When Law Enforcement Harbors Extremism, Elevated Pasta

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Lasagna Carbonara
Lasagna Carbonara. Reprinted with permission from Lasagna: A Baked Pasta Cookbook by Anna Hezel and the Editors of TASTE, copyright © 2019. Published by Clarkson Potter/Publishers, an imprint of Penguin Random House. Photography copyright: Dylan James Ho Jeni Afuso © 2019

A national security expert and policy researcher talks about the investigations into members of law enforcement who allegedly played a role in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. And we talk with a public television cooking host about breaking out of the habit of familiar pasta dishes for this week’s Food Friday.

Featured in this Show

  • Right-Wing Extremism In Law Enforcement

    More than a dozen members of law enforcement are under investigation for allegedly storming the Capitol on Jan. 6, and another dozen Capitol police are under investigation for allegedly assisting the mob. A homeland security expert explains the history of extremist forces in U.S. law enforcement.

  • Food Friday: Pasta

    Pasta is always a good choice for your Valentine’s Day dinner. But if you’re tired of the same boring dishes, a public television cooking show host joins us to help you jazz them up. We talk about how to make perfect pasta, and share some recipes.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Heather Williams Guest
  • Lidia Bastianich Guest