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Tue, Aug 21, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

Top GOP Donor Under Scrutiny


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Sheldon Adelson
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Sheldon Adelson

Sheldon Adelson, the chief executive of the Las Vegas Sands Corp., has amassed an estimated $25 billion fortune. Formerly a donor to Newt Gingrich's failed presidential bid, he now donates large sums of money to a super PAC supporting Mitt Romney. But his business is under federal investigation for alleged bribery of Chinese officials.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Lowell Bergman, producer/correspondent for the PBS series "Frontline" and professor of investigative reporting at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism
  • Matt Isaacs, senior reporter and instructor at the UC Berkeley Investigative Reporting Program

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