Investigative journalist Jane Mayer followed a money trail through some of the most powerful corporations in America. And as she learned more, one corporation began to follow her. Jane Mayer joins The Current to talk about the billionaires behind the rise of the radical right.
Beginning in 2005, Jane Mayer published a number of articles about the C.I.A.’s interrogation program—all of them containing revelations that have now been confirmed in the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report. (Illustration by Guy Billout)
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Fred Koch, the father of powerful right-wing American billionaires Charles and David Koch, did business with the Nazi regime, according to a new book by an award-winning investigative journalist. Koch senior joins a long list of U.S. business elites and corporations accused of working directly with the Nazis. According to “Dark Money,” by New Yorker staff writer Jane Mayer, Fred Koch helped build the third-largest oil refinery in Nazi Germany in the 1930s. His project was personally…