The Informant: A True Story: Part 1

Kurt Eichenwald talked about his book The Informant: A True Story, published by Broadway Books. The book is about a six-year FBI… read more

Kurt Eichenwald talked about his book The Informant: A True Story, published by Broadway Books. The book is about a six-year FBI investigation of an international price-fixing conspiracy by Archer Daniels Midland that focuses on the key informant, Mark Whitacre. Mr. Eichenwald talked about the complications to this mid-1990s scandal when the government discovered that its source, a senior executive at the firm, was involved in his own illegal activity. 

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Program ID:
160555-1
Category:
Booknotes
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Booknotes
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 4, 2001
Last Aired:
Nov 2, 2013

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  • Feb 04, 2001 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 04, 2001 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 05, 2001 | 5:54am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 09, 2002 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 10, 2002 | 9:55am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 06, 2007 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 12, 2009 | 6:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 02, 2013 | 6:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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