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CSPAN
Mar 21, 2016 11:17pm EDT
john chancellor award george poca road turner prize for excellence in political reporting bad stone medal for journalistic independence and of course the j. anthony lukas prize, rice and our prize and that's for her book "dark money" but numerous awards but i urge those of you who should absolutely buy this book "dark money", read the bio too. it's a pretty interesting bio. welcome and where do we start here? since we have several aspiring or current students, many are students but they aspire to be jane mayer. could you please explain to us where you come from and what that whole story is about? seriously how did you end up causing all this trouble? >> does this work? part of what got me on that trajectory i have to say is chalk. check it were some of the inspiration for this book. i kind of remember and iced tea together as we were talking that i was working on a story for "the new yorker" magazine and they caught my eye for friday reasons that we can talk about in a minute. but i just wanted to say chop lewis as i was talking to him over this iced tea gave me this quote that was
CSPAN
Aug 30, 2016 2:39am EDT
gift. . . yes, sorry. this gentleman has been part of a team that just won the george polk award. welcome and congratulations. >> the graduate student working in the "washington post." as you mentioned and no firsthand going with this nixon then vengeance. >> i know you are in the right line of work. >> i'm loath to try to get into their heads specifically but i can say that a number of the people who are very involved in american politics and have just unfathomably large portions are used to getting their way. they are used to controlling the circumstances around them and being told just by the people who work for them and the press can seem pertinent. we ask the questions they don't want to answer and the documents they don't want us to see and i think to some extent it is their sense of control. it's a privately owned companies that they don't even have stockholders and have to answer many public questions at all. [inaudible] >> can i say one other thing i can say from having the things they say about the press. they were regarded as public citizens and not private figures and
CSPAN
Feb 28, 2016 7:30pm EST
weÑi were doing the koch club project for the 28 folks, mostly 20-plus students, we knew that george mason university, and others, receives tens of millions of dollars from the koch foundations. what we did not know is that american university had received some funding, not a huge amount. when we looked at it, it was $18,000. we came out with it in '11. that was the total. what happens you go to a tax document and it lists al the folks that the foundations, these five foundations they have, had given money to, and if you know those old cartoons where the person's eyes come out of their head. that was our reaction to the american university, and it was to kogad school of business issue guess, teaching about free enterprise or something like that. >> well-being. but -- it's not just of course the kochs and a number of other big conservative foundations that focused on academia which they saw as a liberal force they needed to change the elite public opinion in and you have the owen foundation and the bradley foundation are huge funders as well, and there's some quotes from people who we
CSPAN
Feb 28, 2016 6:30am EST
talented journalist who has been part of a team that just won the george polkaward . welcome and congratulations. >> derek hawkins, a us grad student working with chuck at ir w, washington post. as you mentioned and as you know firsthand, the koch's have an issue of going after their opponents with this nixon like vengeance. i'm wondering why youthink, what you think makes them so vindictive . >> that is a really good question. i think you are in the right line of work definitely. you know, i think, it's hard to psychoanalyze people who you haven't been able to actually interview so i'm loath to try to get into their heads specifically but i can say that a number of these people who are huge donors who are very involved in american politics and have just unfathomably large portions are used to getting their way. they are used to controlling the circumstances around them and being told yes by the people who work for them and the press can be and it seemed impertinent. we asked the rude questions they don't want to answer and we examined the documents they don't want us to see and
CSPAN
Feb 27, 2016 11:00pm EST
project with 28 folks mostly 20 plus students, we knew that george mason university and others had received tens of millions of dollars from the koch foundations, what we did not know they had received funding, not a huge amount. when we looked at it it was 18,000 in that period when we came out with it in 11 and what happens is you have a tax document that the folks foundation, five foundations had given money to and there's old cartoons where the person's eyes come out of their head, that was the reaction. [laughter] >> it was to school of business, i guess, teaching about free enterprisers or something like that. >> well-being. >> well-being. it's not just, of course, the koch and other conservative foundation that is focus on academia as they saw as liberal force that they need today change the elite public opinion in and you've got the olen foundation and bradley foundation are huge funders as well and there's quotes from people who were involved in this book where they talk about if the conservative intellectuals were race cars going around the track they would all be wearing
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