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Ken Silverstein discuss White Water Scandal

StoryMarch 14, 1996
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Salim Muwakkil senior editor of "In These Times" (and co-host of Democracy Now), Neketchi Tyipia of Howard University Law School and Clarence Lusane
Professor at Medgar Evers College discuss race and U.S. drug laws. Comedian, Kate Clinton, reports from the campaign trail in Del Ray Beach
Florida. Investigative reporter, Ken Silverstein, lays out the names and basic facts of the White Water scandal. He tells us about the involvement of
International Paper, one of the largest timber companies in the nation, and its successful endeavor to earn influence and favors from Clinton when he
was the Attorney General of Arkansas and aspiring to be Governor. Among other things, Silverstein also reveals that Newt Gingrich and Bob Dole enjoy
the luxury of being flown to various political events in a U.S. Tobacco corporate jet.

Segment Subjects: Wal-Mart, Georgia Pacific,
Dummy Corporations, Timber Lords, Poultry Industry, Tyson Chicken Farms


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