• Fresh Air, Dan Briody

  • By: Terry Gross
  • Narrated by: Terry Gross
  • Length: 51 mins
  • Radio/TV Program
  • Release date: 05-06-03
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: WHYY-FM
  • 5 out of 5 stars 5.0 (1 rating)

Regular price: $2.95

Membership details Membership details
  • A 30-day trial plus your first audiobook, free.
  • 1 credit/month after trial – good for any book, any price.
  • Easy exchanges – swap any book you don’t love.
  • Keep your audiobooks, even if you cancel.
  • After your trial, Audible is just $14.95/month.
Select or Add a new payment method

Buy Now with 1 Credit

By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Buy Now for $2.95

Pay using card ending in
By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Add to Library for $0.00

By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Publisher's Summary

Business journalist Dan Briody talks about the Carlyle Group on this edition of Fresh Air. He's the author of The Iron Triangle: Inside the Secret World of the Carlyle Group. The Carlyle Group is one of the most powerful and well-connected private equity firms in the world. Its investments - most notably - in timely defense and aerospace industries has made it highly profitable. The group's roster includes or has included former President George Bush Sr, (advisor), former secretary of defense Frank Carlucci (former chairman), Saudi Arabian prince Alwaleed Bin Talal (investor) and former secretary of state, James Baker III (managing director and senior counselor). Briody writes, that it "operates within the so-called iron triangle of industry, government, and the military" and that it "leaves itself open to any number of conflicts of interest and stunning ironies." (Broadcast Date: May 6, 2003)
Want more Fresh Air?
  • Get the latest issue.
  • Check out the complete archive.
  • (P) and ©2003 WHYY-FM
    Show More Show Less

    No Reviews are Available