Monday, August 12, 2019


"After Epstein’s death, only a trail of documents remain" PBS NewsHour 8/10/2019


SUMMARY:  Jeffrey Epstein, the wealthy financier who was awaiting trial on federal sex-trafficking charges, died by apparent suicide Saturday morning, a day after a federal court in New York unsealed a trove of documents related to his case.  Julie Brown, the Miami Herald reporter who has been investigating the Epstein sex scandal for more than two years, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.

"Federal officials ask why Epstein was not on suicide watch" PBS NewsHour 8/10/2019


SUMMARY:  Federal authorities are calling for an investigation after wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein was found dead of an apparent suicide in a New York jail on Saturday morning, just weeks after another reported attempt to take his own life.  Epstein was in custody on sex-trafficking charges.  Pervaiz Shallwani, senior editor at The Daily Beast, joins Hari Sreenivasan for more.

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