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Michael Cohen

Host of the Mea Culpa Podcast & NYT bestselling author of Revenge

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Former personal attorney to former President Trump, host of the Mea Culpa podcast and NYT bestselling author of Revenge: How Donald Trump Weaponized the U.S. Department of Justice Against His Critics.

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Scheduled Appearances

Trump, the Truth and Consequences

Crosscut Festival 2023
Sat May 6, 2023 | 3:45pm

Michael Cohen, former President Trump's personal lawyer and fixer, served three years in prison for payments he made to silence two women about their alleged affairs with Trump to influence the election. Now Trump is the first president to be indicted on charges of campaign finance fraud related to the payments. Cohen sits squarely in the middle of today's biggest news story.


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Featuring: Michael Cohen, Joni Balter

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About the Festival

The Cascade PBS Ideas Festival brings together journalists, newsmakers, and innovators from around the country to talk about the issues that are animating our cultural conversations. The festival includes live recordings of television and podcasts from The Atlantic, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Slate, Pushkin, NPR and PBS; as well as community meetups, meet-and-greets, food trucks, DJs, and more.

The Cascade PBS Ideas Festival will take place May 4, 2024, at the Amazon Meeting Center, 2031 Seventh Ave. Seattle, WA 98121.

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