Jim Sterngold

Wall Street Journal

Guest/Host

Senior special writer for the Wall Street Journal and author of the forthcoming book, On the Cancer Frontier: One Man, One Disease, and a Medical Revolution; former Los Angeles Bureau Chief for the San Francisco Chronicle

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Five years ago,  Bernard Madoff  confessed to a $17 billion Ponzi scheme, the biggest in history, insisting that he acted alone.

JP Morgan May Face Criminal Action in Madoff Case

Five years ago, Bernard Madoff confessed to a $17 billion Ponzi scheme, the biggest in history, insisting that he acted alone.

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In a city given over to the automobile, billboards have been a fixture here for decades.

Are Digital Billboards Scarring the Los Angeles Skyline?

In a city given over to the automobile, billboards have been a fixture here for decades.

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He did, apparently. Just not while posing for photographs.

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Evergreen episode title.

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