James B. Stewart - Tangled Webs: How False Statements Are Undermining America
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Author James B. Stewart examines America’s perjury epidemic through the cases of Martha Stewart, Lewis “Scooter” Libby, Barry Bonds, and Bernie Madoff in a public conversation with Kansas City Public Library Director Crosby Kemper III. They will also discuss the broader breakdown in ethics and the age-old tension between greed and justice, self-interest and public interest, loyalty and duty.
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Stewart is the author of several books, and won a Pulitzer Prize in 1988 for his reporting on the stock market crash and insider trading.