Wall Street Journal
reporters Rebecca Smith and John R. Emshwiller and comic Bill Maher on this edition of Fresh Air
. Rebecca Smith is a national energy reporter and John R. Emshwiller is a senior national correspondent who covers white-collar crime. The two uncovered the Enron story: that the company engaged in shadowy partnerships in order to hide Enron's failings and inflate its value by billions of dollars. They've written an account of how they did it in the new book, 24 Days: How Two Wall Street Journal reporters uncovered the lies that destroyed faith in corporate America
. Bill Maher, host of the HBO show Real Time with Bill Maher
. The weekly show is broadcast on Friday nights at 11, with rebroadcasts through out the week. Like his previous show Politically Incorrect
he features a roundtable of guests who make jokes and talk politics. Maher is the author of When You Ride Alone, You Ride with Bin Laden
. (Broadcast Date: August 6, 2003)
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