William Bennett's Gambling Problem Former cabinet secretary and moral crusader William Bennett reportedly has quite a gambling problem. Newsweek magazine reports he's dropped $8 million at various casinos over the years. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Jackson Leers, author of Something for Nothing: Luck in America, which examines the relationship between gambling and America's moralistic tendencies.
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William Bennett's Gambling Problem

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William Bennett's Gambling Problem

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William Bennett's Gambling Problem

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Former cabinet secretary and moral crusader William Bennett reportedly has quite a gambling problem. Newsweek magazine reports he's dropped $8 million at various casinos over the years. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Jackson Leers, author of Something for Nothing: Luck in America, which examines the relationship between gambling and America's moralistic tendencies.