"Lobbyists Offer Dictators a Door to D.C." - Neal Conan - Talk of the Nation NPR

"Lobbyists Offer Dictators a Door to D.C." - Neal Conan - Talk of the Nation NPR

by: Neal Conan | publication date: June 19, 2007 | Publication: Talk of the Nation |

"Foreign governments with poor records on human rights, democracy, and freedom of press still manage to find friends in high places in Washington. Ken Silverstein, Washington editor of Harper's Magazine, went undercover to find out just how far some lobbyists go to promote the interests of dictators."

Interview with Ken Silverstein and B. Jay Cooper, deputy managing director, APCO, Washington, D.C., about lobbying for dictators. Based on Harper's published story by Silverstein.

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