Aaron Glantz

a Peabody Award-winning journalist with California-based REVEAL and the Center for Investigative Reporting

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Two-time Peabody Award winner and finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.  Investigative reporter with California-based REVEAL and the Center for Investigative Reporting. Author of “Homewreckers: How a Gang of Wall Street Kingpins, Hedge Fund Magnates, Crooked Banks, and Vulture Capitalists Suckered Millions out of Their Homes and Demolished the American Dream” 

Aaron Glantz on KCRW

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