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Read A Different Way, Mueller's Report Is A Gripping Narrative (Now With Illustrations)

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Former special counsel Robert Mueller will testify before the House Oversight and House Intelligence committees on Wednesday about his two-year investigation and subsequent report.

  

The written story of Russian interference in a U.S. election seems like it would be a page turner, but former special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the subject reads like any other government document: long and dense.

Mueller looked into possible foreign interference in the 2016 election, whether individuals in Donald Trump’s presidential campaign coordinated with Russian officials, and if the president obstructed justice during the investigation. He released the 448-page report in April after two years of work.

To make Mueller’s report more reader friendly, INSIDER hired author Mark Bowden and "Archer" illustrator Chad Hurd to transform the massive government report into a narrative telling with illustrations.

Guest: Mark Bowden, journalist and author known for works of narrative nonfiction like "Black Hawk Down," "Killing Pablo" and "Hue 1968"

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*This interview was recorded on Wednesday, July 24.

 

 

Kim Johnson is the producer for Texas Public Radio’s live, call-in show The Source. She is a Trinity University alum with bachelor’s degrees in Communication and Spanish, and a Master of Arts Degree from the School of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin.