Skimm This

Verdict Reached: The Harvey Weinstein Trial

Verdict Reached: The Harvey Weinstein Trial

Skimm This - February 24, 2020 - 13:39

A jury in New York has found Harvey Weinstein guilty of third-degree rape and first-degree criminal sexual assault. He could face more than two decades in prison. We’ll dive into what today’s verdict means, what the jury didn’t convict him on, and what to expect next in the trial that was propelled by the #MeToo movement. Meanwhile: as coronavirus continues to spread, fears are growing that the outbreak is reaching the level of a pandemic. Also on today’s show: we remember NASA mathematician legend Katherine Johnson.

Previous Episode

Easy as A, B, Cease: A US-Taliban Truce?

February 21, 2020 - 12:33
The US and the Taliban have agreed to a reduction of violence for the next seven days. It’s kinda like a test run to see if they can put...

Next Episode

Out Front: Bernie Sanders Leads the Pack

February 25, 2020 - 11:50
Must feel good to be first. Bernie Sanders has achieved front-runner status in the 2020 Democratic primary. How is that possible after...

About The Show

“Skimm This” is a weekly news program that breaks down important stories from the past week and adds context and clarity to answer the questions on your mind. Every Thursday evening.