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Jan. 6 Journalist Steve Baker in the DOJ's Crosshairs

Jan. 6 Journalist Steve Baker in the DOJ's Crosshairs

Politics and journalism have had a nagging way of becoming intertwined during Steve Baker’s 45 years of adult life.

As an idealistic twenty-something in the early 1980s, he wanted to run for mayor of his hometown—Shreveport, Louisiana—a place with a storied history of political and judicial corruption.

Mr. Baker thought he could help clean up the “terribly corrupt, almost mafioso-run government,” as he put it. So he sought advice from Kevin Doyle, the city hall reporter for The Times, Shreveport’s daily newspaper.

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(Photo: Bobby Sanchez for The Epoch Times)