Corruption

Panel Discussion on Corruption

C-SPAN BookTV

12/09/14

Zephyr Teachout , author of Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin ’s Snuff Box to Citizens United , and Janine Wedel , author of Unaccountable: How Elite Power Brokers Corrupt our Finances, Freedom, and Security , talked about curbing corruption. Lawrence Lessig moderated the discussion, at the New America Foundation in New York City.

Jack Abramoff on Political Corruption Interview by Lawrence Lessig

C-SPAN

12/06/11

Former lobbyist Jack Abramoff talked about government corruption. In 2006 Mr. Abramoff was convicted of fraud, tax evasion, and conspiracy to bribe public officials. He is the author of Capitol Punishment: The Hard Truth about Washington Corruption from America’s Most Notorious Lobbyist . He was interviewed by Lawrence Lessig and also responded to questions from members of the audience. “Lawrence Lessig