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Former Enron CEO Pleads Not Guilty

Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling pleads not guilty as he is indicted on fraud and insider trading charges. Federal prosecutors say Skilling lied about Enron's finances and intentionally deceived investors. Skilling was released after posting a $5 million bail. NPR's Wade Goodwyn reports. Hear NPR's Robert Siegel and law professor John Coffee of Columbia University.

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