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Boston, MA
Senior Reporter, Frontline — PBS
As seen in:  PBS
Covers:  immigration, gun control, u.s. military, civil rights, criminal justice

Journalist. Coltrane enthusiast. Flint, Michigan native. Email: sarah_childress @ wgbh . org

Sarah Childress's Biography

Formerly: reporter for Newsweek covering national news and the Iraq war; Africa correspondent for The Wall Street Journal based in Nairobi; regional editor for GlobalPost.

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Why’s It Taking So Long to Close Guantanamo?

pbs.org — It's been a great summer for President Barack Obama. Late last month, his chief domestic policy accomplishment, the Affordable Care Act, was upheld for a second time by the Supreme Court. One day later, the same court then enshrined the right to marry for same-sex couples, a move his administration supported.
Jul 16, 2015

Guantanamo costs more than $440 million per year to operate — about $3.8 million for each of the 116 detainees to.pbs.org/1SpUuiA

Jul 16, 2015

This @Frontline takeout on why Guantanamo still open: detainee lawyer blames Pentagon, which in turn blames Congress. pbs.org/wgbh/pages/fro…

Jul 18, 2015

RT @frontlinepbs: Guantanamo costs more than $440 million per year to operate — about $3.8 million for each of the 116 detainees to.pbs.org/1SpUuiA

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Life After ISIS: For Survivors, Sparse Support Means Lasting Struggles

pbs.org — The battle against ISIS has been waged largely by men. But it is women and children who have borne some of the more horrific violence, with thousands forced into slavery, where they have been subjected to rape and other forms of torture.
Jul 14, 2015

“This is a war that is being fought on the bodies of women. It's important for us to recognize that." to.pbs.org/1K6AsaP #EscapingISIS

Jul 15, 2015

RT @frontlinepbs: Sexual violence has a long history in war, but ISIS has built it into their bureaucracy to.pbs.org/1K6AsaP pic.twitter.com/60r7M8cEH9

Jul 19, 2015

RT @frontlinepbs: Sexual violence has a long history in war, but ISIS has built it into their bureaucracy to.pbs.org/1K6AsaP pic.twitter.com/QsQHuXoyZP

Jul 19, 2015

RT @frontlinepbs: Sexual violence has a long history in war, but ISIS has built it into their bureaucracy to.pbs.org/1K6AsaP pic.twitter.com/QsQHuXoyZP

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BP to Pay Record $18.7 Billion to Settle Gulf Oil Spill Claims

pbs.org — BP has tentatively agreed to pay approximately $18.7 billion to settle civil claims related to the 2010 explosion of its Deepwater Horizon oil rig, which killed 11 people and poured millions of barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. If approved, it will be the largest environmental settlement in U.S.
Jul 02, 2015

RT @frontlinepbs: If approved, BP's payment for the Gulf oil spill will be the largest environmental settlement in U.S. history to.pbs.org/1CNGuI7

“I Like to Exist as a Person”: What It Means to Live Beyond Gender

pbs.org — For a while, Tyler Ford tried really hard to be a "typical" girl. As a teenager, Ford pored over copies of Cosmopolitan magazine, idolized pop star Jessica Simpson, put on makeup and dressed up for boys. None of it felt right. Ford was miserable.

Undocumented Sexual Assault Victims Face Backlash and Backlog

pbs.org — Nearly one in five women in the U.S. have been raped at some point in their lives. Most don't report their assaults, often out of shame or fear that they won't be believed.
Jun 23, 2015

The limited protections for undocumented women who are sexually assaulted to.pbs.org/1J3w3oD #TheNightShift

Jun 23, 2015

RT @PTaddonio: Undocumented women face unique struggles in seeking protection from perpetrators of sexual violence: to.pbs.org/1J3w3oD #TheNightShift

Jun 23, 2015

RT @sarah_childress: The limited protections for undocumented women who are sexually assaulted to.pbs.org/1J3w3oD #TheNightShift

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Rape on the Night Shift

Jun 08, 2015

RT @frontlinepbs: Coming 6/23: A joint investigation of sexual violence against women in the janitorial industry to.pbs.org/1M8EKya pic.twitter.com/0NGJh327Ch

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Nigerian Military Has Committed “War Crimes” in Fight Against Boko Haram, says Amnesty Report

pbs.org — The Nigerian military has starved, suffocated, tortured to death or otherwise executed more than 8,000 people in its quest to eradicate the terrorist group Boko Haram, according to a new report by Amnesty International.

Cleveland’s Second Chance at Police Reform

pbs.org — Cleveland city officials this week signed an agreement with the Department of Justice (DOJ) to impose widespread reforms of the city's police - marking the second time federal officials have pushed for reforms in the department.
May 27, 2015

This isn't the first time the Department of Justice has been to the Cleveland police department: pbs.org/wgbh/pages/fro…

May 28, 2015

This is Cleveland's second chance at police reform. My latest @frontlinepbs on whether it'll work: to.pbs.org/1HMINPK

Obama at War | FRONTLINE | PBS

May 27, 2015

Good doco from @frontlinepbs looking inside Obama admin's struggle to deal with ISIS & Syrian war buff.ly/1LFL93z

May 21, 2015

RT @frontlinepbs: NEXT: Did the Obama administration’s choices about Syria ignite a bigger threat? to.pbs.org/1ESSeZQ #ObamaAtWar pic.twitter.com/OFdZR1WE0X

May 24, 2015

Obama at War: dealing with ISIS and the civil war in Syria| FRONTLINE | PBS. Tuesday May 26th. pbs.org/wgbh/pages/fro… via @frontlinepbs

May 26, 2015

RT @CohenWill: Inside the Obama administration's struggle to deal with ISIS and Syria. "Obama at War" via @frontlinepbs. pbs.org/wgbh/pages/fro…

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What the CIA Did to Its Detainees

pbs.org — From 2002 to 2007, at least 39 people were subjected to what the CIA called "enhanced interrogation techniques," which have been widely criticized as torture. In July 2002, Attorney General John Ashcroft verbally approved the use of 11 so-called "EITs": attention grasp, walling, the facial hold, the facial slap, cramped confinement, wall standing, stress positions, sleep deprivation, the use of diapers, use of insects, and waterboarding.
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Jul 19, 2015

@ShutGuantanamo I have been - and am still - working on police accountability also.

Jul 16, 2015

Happy Birthday to Ida B Wells, patron saint of investigative journalism, social justice, and resting bitch face. pic.twitter.com/6lYFGqmHUM

Jul 14, 2015

“This is a war that is being fought on the bodies of women. It's important for us to recognize that." to.pbs.org/1K6AsaP #EscapingISIS

Jul 14, 2015

In 10m: The story of an underground railroad dedicated to rescuing those held by ISIS. Watch here: to.pbs.org/1HKDUtV


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