Madoff Book / Richard Price


Madoff Book The man behind the biggest known scam in Wall Street history is now in jail. Earlier today, Bernard Madoff pleaded guilty to a variety of financial and other felonies. Thousands of people collectively lost tens of billions of dollars in Madoff's Ponzi scheme. A local author has written a book about what happened. Peter Sander tells you about "Madoff: Corruption, Deceit, and the Making of the World's Most Notorious Ponzi Scheme."

Richard Price Edgar Award winner and Oscar nominee Richard Price is speaking in Sacramento this week. Today on Insight, we’ll talk with Price about his latest novel, "Lush Life," and his work on the critically acclaimed HBO series "The Wire."

Richard Price is speaking at California Lectures at 7:30 p.m. at The Crest Theatre, 1013 K St., Sacramento. Information: (916) 442-5189.

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Thursday, March 12, 2009