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Tangled webs : how false statements are undermining America : from Martha Stewart to Bernie Madoff

Author: James B Stewart
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2011.
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America faces a crisis--an epidemic of perjury and false statements occurring at the highest levels of business, politics, sports, and culture. How and why has this happened? What are the consequences? What can be done? Here, Pulitzer Prize-winning author James B. Stewart applies his investigative reporting and storytelling skills to four dramatic cases, all involving people at the top of their fields: Martha  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stewart, James B.
Tangled webs.
New York : Penguin Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010049339
(OCoLC)650210747
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James B Stewart
ISBN: 9781101468173 1101468173 9781101476512 1101476516
OCLC Number: 759841386
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 473 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
"Can I go now?" --
"Everyone is telling the same story" --
"A conspiracy of dunces" --
"This is hush-hush" --
"All the reporters know it" --
"Double super secret background" --
"A cloud over the White House" --
"I'm keeping my money" --
"Everybody is doing it" --
"You're a snitch" --
"Keep your eyes on the prize" --
"Some people feel the market" --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: James B. Stewart.

Abstract:

America faces a crisis--an epidemic of perjury and false statements occurring at the highest levels of business, politics, sports, and culture. How and why has this happened? What are the consequences? What can be done? Here, Pulitzer Prize-winning author James B. Stewart applies his investigative reporting and storytelling skills to four dramatic cases, all involving people at the top of their fields: Martha Stewart, I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, Barry Bonds, and perhaps the most notorious liar in financial history, Bernard Madoff. Stewart draws on extensive interviews with participants, many speaking here for the first time, and previously undisclosed documents and transcripts to show how such celebrated and successful role models found themselves accused of lying--with devastating consequences, not just for them but for an ever-widening circle that ultimately includes everyone who cares about the truth.--From publisher description.

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