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Why Has No One Been Prosecuted for the Wall Street Scandal?

01/18/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up today we'll talk with the producer of a new PBS-Frontline documentary film called The Untouchables. The filmmaker is Martin Smith. From the Frontline press release:

"More than four years since the financial crisis, not one senior Wall Street executive has faced criminal prosecution for fraud. Are Wall Street executives "too big to jail"?

In The Untouchables, premiering Jan. 22, 2013, at 10 p.m. on PBS (locally on WEDU)...

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Civil Rights groups condemn hate crimes listen

11/24/08 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Earlier this month, a Long Island man of Ecuadoran descent, was beaten to death by a group of teenagers simply because he was Latino.

In the wake of that and some other recent incidents, a host of civil rights groups today addressed what they said was the growing amount of hate crimes in the U.S. - particularly against Latinos, who they say have become a target due to the vitriolic rhetoric against illegal immigrants by public officials and members of the news media.

Janet Murguia, pres...

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