The Limits Of Congressional Subpoenas, Monster Mythology

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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff, of Calif., center, arrives for a closed door meeting where Ambassador William Taylor, Jr. will testify as part of the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019. Andrew Harnik/AP Photo

A law professor helps us understand the limits of congressional subpoenas as the impeachment inquiry against President Trump continues. Then, an author discusses whether infectious diseases could help explain the origins of mythical creatures, such as zombies, werewolves and vampires.

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  • Subpoenas And The Legal Rules of Impeachment

    More testimony is expected this week in the impeachment inquiry against President Trump. We take a closer look at the laws guiding the investigation. A law professor explains how Congress may issue subpoenas and the limits of what information subpoenas may gather.

  • How Biology Can Shape Our Fears

    Could our age-old monster myths have scientific explanations behind them? An infectious disease specialist peels back the curtain on the possible biological forces behind our perception of demons and the occult.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Laura Pavin Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Kim Wehle Guest
  • Bill Sullivan Guest

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