Book Discussion on Dirty Little Secrets

Mr. Simpson talked about the book he co-authored by Larry Sabato, Dirty Little Secrets: The Persistance of Corruption in American… read more

Mr. Simpson talked about the book he co-authored by Larry Sabato, Dirty Little Secrets: The Persistance of Corruption in American Politics, published by Times

Books. In the book the authors analyzed why they believe Americans are cynical about the political system. Simpson described various forms of corruption in Congress such as “street money” or "walking

around money," which is the practice of paying community leaders to

get voters to the polls, and the purchase of legislative favors

through large political contributions. close

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

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Book Discussion on Dirty Little Secrets

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Booknotes
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 30, 1996
Last Aired:
Oct 26, 2006

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  • Jun 30, 1996 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 30, 1996 | 10:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 01, 1996 | 5:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 22, 2006 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 26, 2006 | 2:06am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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