• Casey Michel on set at "Story in the Public Square"

    Casey Michel on “Story in the Public Square” August 5, 2017

    The national security community has warned us that Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election is only a preview of what Russia might do in the 2018 and 2020 elections. Casey Michel argues that Russian intervention in American public life is even more serious, now, than even that dire prediction.

    Michel has worked as a journalist in both the U.S. and the former Soviet Union. He graduated with a Master’s degree from the Harriman Institute at Columbia University and a bachelor’s from Rice University.

    Michel is the author of “How the American Right Learned to Love Moscow in the Era of Trump,” a study published for “People for the American Way” that examines the relations between Russia and the American far-right. He is currently authoring the Crossroads Asia vertical and writing magazine pieces for The Diplomat. Michel’s pieces have appeared in numerous publications, including Foreign Policy, The Atlantic, POLITICO Magazine, and more.

    “Story in the Public Square” airs on Rhode Island PBS in Rhode Island and southern Massachusetts on Sundays at 11 a.m. and is rebroadcast Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. An audio version of the program airs Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. & 9:30 p.m. ET and Sundays at 12:30 p.m. ET on SiriusXM’s popular P.O.T.U.S. (Politics of the United States), channel 124.

    Story in the Public Square is a partnership between the Pell Center and The Providence Journal. The initiative aims to study, celebrate, and tell stories that matter.

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