Behind Closed Doors: Corruption in Democracies

Behind Closed Doors: Corruption in Democracies is a three-part podcast series exploring the fallout of corruption scandals on democracies around the world. Produced and narrated by Carnegie Junior Fellow Heewon Park, the series examines whether political scandals and anti-corruption movements could become opportunities to strengthen democracy or do more harm, and what lasting impacts they have had—for better or for worse.

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Trouble in the Blue House | Behind Closed Doors

Episode 3 follows the story of "South Korea's Watergate" and assesses the role of accountability in safeguarding democratic norms.

· Jul. 31, 2023

Episode 2 of "Behind Closed Doors" dissects the biggest corruption cases in history and explores the aftermath of these scandals.

· Jul. 24, 2023

Introduction to Behind Closed Doors: Corruption in Democracies

· Jul. 17, 2023

Episode 1 unpacks the political scandal surrounding former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich, and explores the tools used by leaders to receive preferential treatment.

· Jul. 17, 2023