Book Discussion on The Fall of the House of Zeus

Curtis Wilkie tells the story of Mississippi attorney Richard “Dickie” Scruggs, brother-in-law of Senator Trent Lott, who made… read more

Curtis Wilkie tells the story of Mississippi attorney Richard “Dickie” Scruggs, brother-in-law of Senator Trent Lott, who made a fortune suing tobacco and asbestos companies. Mr. Scruggs was later sent to prison, having pleaded guilty to bribing a Mississippi state judge. Mr. Wilkie spoke at TurnRow Book Company in Greenwood, Mississippi. He responded to questions from members of the audience. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on The Fall of the House of Zeus

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Speech
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Greenwood, Mississippi, United States
First Aired:
Dec 5, 2010
Last Aired:
Feb 13, 2011

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  • Dec 05, 2010 | 4:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 05, 2010 | 6:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 09, 2011 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 13, 2011 | 1:45am EST | C-SPAN 2
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