Court Battle Over Interview Tapes At Center Of ‘Serial’, Season Two

“The Justice Department is urging a federal judge to shut down a bid by filmmaker Mark Boal to block military prosecutors from subpoenaing unaired outtakes of 25 hours of interviews Boal conducted with Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who is facing a court-martial on charges he deserted a U.S. base in Afghanistan. Boal’s talks with Bergdahl became the staple of the second season of the celebrated podcast Serial.”