Corruption and Ethics in the Wolfowitz Case

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There is much controversy over whether World Bank president Paul Wolfowitz is guilty of unethical behavior for helping his girlfriend get a pay raise and a job at the State Department.

Host Liane Hansen talks to Paul Light, a professor at New York University's Wagner School of Public Service, about corruption and the abuse of power — and what Wolfowitz may be guilty of.



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