Fools for Scandal

Author Gene Lyons spoke about his new book, Fools for Scandal: How the Media Invented Whitewater. In it he argued that the Washington press… read more

Author Gene Lyons spoke about his new book, Fools for Scandal: How the Media Invented Whitewater. In it he argued that the Washington press corps created the affair by believing the testimony of several unreliable people. He also talked about how and why he wrote the book. After reading several passages from it, he took questions from the audience. close

Report Video Issue

People in this video

Books

  • Fools for scandal
    Gene Lyons and the editors of Harper's magazine
  • Your purchase helps support C-SPAN

    Click here to learn how

    C-SPAN.org offers links to books featured on the C-SPAN networks to make it simpler for viewers to purchase them. C-SPAN has agreements with retailers that share a small percentage of your purchase price with our network. For example, as an Amazon Associate, C-SPAN earns money from your qualifying purchases. However, C-SPAN only receives this revenue if your book purchase is made using the links on this page.

    Any revenue realized from this program goes into a general account to help fund C-SPAN operations.

    Please note that questions regarding fulfillment, customer service, privacy policies, or issues relating to your book orders should be directed to the Webmaster or administrator of the specific bookseller's site and are their sole responsibility.

Hosting Organization

More information about

Fools for Scandal

218 Views
Program ID:
74237-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
First Aired:
Sep 08, 1996 | 9:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Sep 09, 1996 | 8:21am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Sep 08, 1996 | 9:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 09, 1996 | 12:28am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 09, 1996 | 8:21am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Purchase a Download

Fools for Scandal

  • MP3 audio - Standard
    Price:
    $0.99