________________________________ From: Mark Bennett <bennett.mab at gmail.com> To: lbo-talk at lbo-talk.org Sent: Thu, April 7, 2011 5:31:11 PM Subject: Re: [lbo-talk] Stiglitz today
If I recall, Mother Teresa lobbied on his behalf as well. That was one of the primary reasons Hitichens went nuts on her in his little book.
On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 3:23 PM, Doug Henwood <dhenwood at panix.com> wrote:
> On Apr 7, 2011, at 6:15 PM, Mark Bennett wrote:
> > Keating wasn't acquitted, but his convictions were overturned on
> > instructional error, and he eventually pleaded guilty to a couple of
> > and was sentenced to time served. He served around 4 years in federal
> > prison.
> Alan Greenspan wrote him a gushing character reference once, for which he
> was paid $20,000. Martin Mayer reproduced it in his book on the S&L debacle.