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This Week
May 31, 2002


This week on NOW: A look at how Wall Street really works. Merrill Lynch was caught red-handed, its analysts publicly praising stocks they privately trashed. Some Wall Street insiders say that these practices don’t stop with one brokerage firm - they are the rule instead of the exception. NOW producer Brenda Breslauer reveals more about how Wall Street plays the game and how you, the investor, are affected.

In Depth


Aceh province

Follow the e-mail trail through the Wall Street scandal.


Palestinian girls at checkpoint
NOW and NPR's Deborah Amos travels to Ramallah to listen to Palestinians talk about next steps.

Deborah Amos asks in Jerusalem: Is separation the answer?


Barbed wire in Israel
Bill Moyers talks to two prominent commentators who have decidedly different ideas about what it means to be patriotic.

Discussion


Bill Moyers reacts to deceptive accounting practices in this week’s commentary.

Picture of the Week

South African girls
A girl in a café — Who and where? Add your caption.

Resources

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Read the complete transcript.

Credits



West Bank: Reform, Resistance, Revenge
Produced by: Oriana Zill de Granados
Correspondent: Deborah Amos
Edited by: Amanda Zinoman

Israel: Separation Now
Produced by: Oriana Zill de Granados
Correspondent: Deborah Amos
Edited by: Amanda Zinoman

Vested Interest
Produced by: Brenda Breslauer
Edited by: Vincent Liota


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