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11-07-05

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Author of ENRON scandal book to speak at Iowa State

AMES, Iowa -- A senior New York Times reporter and author of the current bestseller about the ENRON scandal "Conspiracy of Fools: A True Story," will speak Thursday, 8 p.m. Nov. 10, in the Sun Room, Memorial Union, Iowa State University. The event is free and open to the public.

The lecture by Kurt Eichenwald, "The ENRON Story: Mismanagement, Crime and Politics," explores the greatest corporate scandal in history.

Eichenwald has written about corporate corruption for more than a decade and has also penned "The Informant: A True Story" about the Archer Daniels Midland price-fixing case in 1996.

Eichenwald is a two-time winner of The George Polk Award for excellence in print and broadcast journalism.

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Business reporter to lecture on ENRON case.