John Dougherty has appeared on:
- KAET-Channel 8’s Horizon
- KTVK-Channel 3 Phoenix
- National Public Radio’s Weekend Edition
- Pacifica’s Democracy Now
- The BBC’s World Report
- Phoenix radio stations KJZZ, KTAR, KFNX and KFYI and KNPR in Las Vegas.
Links to Selected Broadcasts:
|National Public Radio/Weekend Edition|
|Gene Disorder Complicates Sect Custody Fight|
|Weekend Edition Sunday, April 27, 2008 · Lawyers for the mothers of 462 children taken from a polygamist ranch in West Texas will ask a state appeals court for relief, but the process is slowed by problems in determining the children’s parentage. Texas family law officials continue to investigate allegations of physical and sexual abuse. Wade Goodwyn and Liane Hansen discuss the legal proceedings.
Meanwhile, many of the children in the FLDS group suffer from fumarase deficiency, a genetic disease that causes acute retardation and physical deformation. The disease was spread through decades of inbreeding, according to John Dougherty, an investigative reporter who has written extensively about the polygamist sect.
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|Who is John McCain? An In-Depth Look at the Arizona Senator’s Rise to Prominence – September 28, 2004|
|We take an in-depth look at Sen. John McCain (R–AZ)–one of the most powerful members of the U.S. senate. From his marriage to the wealthy heiress of a liquor fortune to Vietnam to the vicious dirty tricks campaign by Bush operatives in the 2000 presidential race to his emergence as an influential supporter for Bush’s reelection in 2004. [includes rush transcript]Joining us today in our studio in Phoenix, Arizona is John Dougherty. He is a staff reporter for the Phoenix New Times, an alternative news weekly based in Phoenix. He has covered John McCain’s career for years.|
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KNPR, Las Vegas, NV
FLDS Ranch Raid
April 21, 2008
John Dougherty, Contributor, New York Times
… on the latest in the saga of Warren Jeffs and the Fundamentalist Church of Latter Day Saints.
September 26, 2007
Ed Kociela, City Editor, St George Spectrum
John Dougherty, Writer
…on the Warren Jeffs verdict
November 21, 2007
Warren Jeffs’ 10 year prison sentence.
John Dougherty, Freelance Journalist
Ed Kociela, City Ed, St. George Spectrum
Business Practise and Polygamous Churches
June 6, 2006
John Dougherty, Reporter, Phoenix New Times
Rowenna Erikson, Co-founder, Tapestry Against Polygamy
Abigail Goldman, Reporter, Las Vegas Sun
Steve Jackson, Operator, NVpolygamy.com
Flora Jessop, ED, Child Protection Project
…on regional businesses linked with polygamous churches. http://www.knpr.org/audio2006/mp3/060606_polygamyist-business.mp3
June 18, 2007
The murder of a tourist in Arizona brought to light a community living in fear of violence–and where law enforcement is practically non-existent.
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