Steve Coll, President, New America Foundation

If you were to list some of the world’s most secretive institutions, you surely wouldn’t be surprised to see the CIA or the Bin Laden family in the series. But how about an American, publicly-held corporation? In fact, a top Fortune 500 company. How about ExxonMobil? The same two-time Pulitzer Prize winning author who investigated the Bin Ladens and the CIA has now turned to Big Oil. Steve Coll is President of the New America Foundation, staff writer at the New Yorker and author of “Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power.” (Originally broadcast 5-12-12 on The John Batchelor Show)

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