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Former Enron CEO Pleads Not Guilty

Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling pleads not guilty as he is indicted on fraud and insider trading charges. Federal prosecutors say Skilling lied about Enron's finances and intentionally deceived investors. Skilling was released after posting a $5 million bail. NPR's Wade Goodwyn reports. Hear NPR's Robert Siegel and law professor John Coffee of Columbia University.

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Wade Goodwyn is an NPR National Desk Correspondent covering Texas and the surrounding states.
Prior to his retirement, Robert Siegel was the senior host of NPR's award-winning evening newsmagazine All Things Considered. With 40 years of experience working in radio news, Siegel hosted the country's most-listened-to, afternoon-drive-time news radio program and reported on stories and happenings all over the globe, and reported from a variety of locations across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia. He signed off in his final broadcast of All Things Considered on January 5, 2018.