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Leni Riefenstahl, editing film

Leni Riefenstahl: A Life Well-Lived–Or Not?

The trouble with this tale, like so many others from Riefenstahl, is that it’s almost certainly rubbish. —Farran Smith Nehme, The Guardian Leni Riefenstahl has been the subject of, or associated with, a great amount of literary effort over the 101 years of her life—remembered today as an accomplished but ...
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The Art of Enron

Most people can bear adversity; but if you wish to know what a man really is give him power. This is the supreme test. —Robert G. Ingersoll, Unity 1883 Unless you happened to work at Vermont’s Ben and Jerry’s in 1985 when the 5 to 1 rule was in effect1, ...
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Erion employees after bankruptcy

Injustice Served at Enron, AA&Co: The Roles of Michael Chertoff and Sherron Watkins

The collapse of Enron and the conviction of its accounting firm, Arthur Andersen, mark a critical juncture in American business and political life. Not only the accounting profession but corporate America as a whole—and those charged with regulating it—must now confront what has been learned, what is at stake, and ...
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Gen Michael Flynn

Enron Trials: Mueller and Weissman in a Frenzied Witch Hunt

General Michael Flynn, former National Security Advisor to President Donald Trump, has every reason to be sweating bullets at present. After pleading guilty to lying to the FBI about Russian contacts, General Flynn is at the mercy of Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team of investigators. In addition to ...
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12 Angry Men cast

12 Angry Men vs “The Trial of the Century”

So impactful was Reginald Rose’s Twelve Angry Men that it ignited Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s passion for law (Semple, 2010; Vergel, 2010). Multiply adapted from Rose’s 1954 teleplay, director Sidney Lumet’s film version was released in 1957 and is recognized today by IMDb as one of the top ten ...
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