Wednesday on CoastLine: Balleisen, Author of "Fraud: An American History From Barnum to Madoff"

On Wednesday’s CoastLine, America’s capitalist economic system depends on a baseline of trust – but what happens when that trust is broken? It’s a conversation with Author Edward about the history of fraud, from P.T. Barnum to Bernie Madoff.  

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  • Edward Balleisen, Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies and Professor of History and Public Policy at Duke University, author of Fraud: An American History from Barnum to Madoff

This episode originally aired on August 10, 2017.