Rich Guys

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Act One: Michael Lewis (the author of *Liars Poker* and other books) reads from his campaign diaries documenting the rise and fall of Republican millionaire presidential candidate Morry Taylor. Actually, it's not much of a rise. Act Two: Journalist Jack Hitt explains the case of Hecht vs California. In it, a man kills himself but leaves sperm to inseminate his girlfriend, a letter to his unborn, unconceived child, and a lawsuit that could overturn hundreds of years of Common Law. Act Three: Legal Services attorney, writer and poet Brian Gilmore on the ambiguous legacy of late Secretary of Commerce Ron Brown.
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Ira Glass