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Connie Bruck Chronicles the King of Junk Bonds.

Financial writer Connie Bruck. Her first book, The Predators' Ball: The Junk Bond Raiders and the Man who Staked Them, is a profile of the controversial junk bond financier Michael Milken, and the junk bond department of the investment firm of Drexel Burnham Lambert. Milken's financing schemes, and Drexel Burnham's resources, have been the engine behind many of the hostile takeovers and mergers that have rocked Wall Street over the last six years. Bruck is a reporter for The American Lawyer magazine.


Other segments from the episode on June 17, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 17, 1988: Interview with Connie Bruck; Interview with BeauSoleil; Interview with Stuart Allan; Review of the home video series of films "."


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