After Words

After Words: David Cay Johnston, "The Fine Print: How Big Companies Use 'Plain English' to Rob You Blind," hosted by Jayne O'Donnell, USA Today Money Reporter

About the Program

The bestselling author of "Perfectly Legal" and "Free Lunch" reveals the surprisingly numerous ways in which corporations appear to exploit their customers and the government.  He discusses his findings with USA Today's consumer reporter and columnist Jayne O'Donnell.

About the Authors

David Cay Johnston

David Cay Johnston was a reporter for the New York Times for 13 years and is now a columnist for Reuters.  Mr. Johnston won the Pulitzer Prize in 2001 for beat reporting and is the author of the New York Times bestseller "Perfectly Legal."


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After Words: David Cay Johnston, "The Fine Print: How Big Companies Use 'Plain English' to Rob You Blind," hosted by Jayne O'Donnell, USA Today Money Reporter

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Past Airings

  • Sunday, November 18th at 11am (ET)
  • Monday, November 12th at 3am (ET)
  • Monday, November 12th at 12am (ET)
  • Sunday, November 11th at 9pm (ET)
  • Saturday, November 10th at 10pm (ET)
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