We speak with Fred Kaplan and Carolyn Wysinger about the American women's basketball star Brittney Griner being sentenced to nine years in Russian prison.
Fred Kaplan is Slates national security columnist and the author, most recently, of The Bomb: Presidents, Generals, and the Secret History of Nuclear War. He was the Boston Globes Moscow Bureau Chief from 1992 to 1995.
Carolyn Wysinger is a longtime West Contra Costa County resident and community activist running for El Cerrito City Council. She serves as San Francisco Pride Board, President.
Producer: Anita Johnson/Hard Knock Radio