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Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room
Oscar winner documents the collapse of Enron in vivid detail and with cinematic flourish.
"...that approach applied to failures as well successes? The Enron debacle – the bankruptcy scandal that demolished the Houston..."

April 29, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Hubris at Enron
Rarely have convictions been more deserved than those of former executives Ken Lay and Jeff Skilling
"...crimes they committed while the duo were heading Houston-based Enron Corp. Together they face nearly 200 years in prison...."

June 2, 2006 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Enron's Masters of the Universe
A Conversation with Robert Bryce
"...Chronicle: Can you describe briefly the important events in Enron's collapse, beginning in 1997, when Jeff Skilling took over..."

Oct. 4, 2002 News Feature by Michael King

Enron's Lengthening Shadow
Suddenly, Enron finds itself devalued in every sense, including politically.
"...The public's shock at the burgeoning Enron disaster -- how could such a high-flying, energy-based, politically..."

Jan. 25, 2002 News Column by Michael King

The Enron Autopsy
Alex Gibney on The Smartest Guys in the Room'
"...turn of the century, one of the many markets Enron had cornered was that of Fortune's Most Admired Companies..."

March 11, 2005 Screens Feature by Shawn Badgley

UT Department of Theatre & Dance's Enron
This production of Lucy Prebbles' play smartly recounts and reframes the corporate beast's rise and fall
"...The rise and fall of Houston corporate monolith Enron was a stain on American business practices that ruined..."

March 2, 2018 Arts Review by T. Lynn Mikeska

Lege Lines – The Texas Legislature: Not Enron
Passing a state budget when one side’s “cooking the books”
"...Senate Finance Committee approved the trick. "We are not Enron, and I am not interested in cooking the books..."

March 31, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Getting Ahead of Themselves
Enron's collapse caught on tape, sort of
"...Parts of this interview have been taken from "The Enron Autopsy: Alex Gibney Takes on 'The Smartest Guys in..."

April 29, 2005 Screens Feature by Shawn Badgley

George A. Romero's Land of the Dead
Romero has again crafted a character-driven horror film that doubles as a metaphor for the economic disparity in America and, to a lesser degree, the war on terror.
"...affluent, ruthless Kaufman, Hopper carries the well-pressed stink of Enron-ian faux-entitlement about him, controlling a massive, shining skyscraper nicknamed..."

June 24, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Pipe Dreams
Chapter 37 From Robert Bryce's new book on Enron
"...he was just trying to help his pals at Enron...."

Oct. 4, 2002 News Feature by Robert Bryce

The Hightower Lowdown
Linda Lay is a poor little rich girl; the WTO bites its own creators; Enron got what it paid for.
"...What a Guy!" starred Linda Lay, the wife of Enron CEO Ken, in an Emmy Award-winning performance. Like the..."

Feb. 8, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

Death Star and Fat Boy
The "invisible hand" of utility deregulation looks an awful lot like Ken Lay's.
"...and the rest of those cheerful Imperial Warriors from Enron, it hit California a couple of years ago. According..."

May 17, 2002 News Column by Michael King

The Hightower Lowdown
Alan Greenspan's laissez faire fantasy; a Congressman teaches the wrong lesson; and readers re-name Enron.
"...Take the Enron debacle. Greenspan says it's not an example of widespread..."

April 19, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

Naked City
"...Enron's Money Trail..."

Dec. 28, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Book Reviews
"...Pipe Dreams: Greed, Ego, and the Death of Enronby Robert Bryce..."

Oct. 25, 2002 Books Feature by James McWilliams

The Hightower Lowdown
Dubya's "tax rebate" was really a deceptive slight of hand; overworked doctors endanger your life; and a contest to rename Enron.
"...Renaming Enron..."

March 15, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
The new campaign finance reform law still has big loopholes; Bush's Army Secretary is a stealth Enronite; and toys make some kids very unhappy.
"...Another Enron Flimflammer..."

April 5, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

Here Comes the Naderhood
Preview of Ralph Nader and Democracy Rising's visit to Austin
"...on corporations as much as he does. But with Enron, I may be changing my mind."..."

Jan. 25, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

The Hightower Lowdown
A business magazine gushes over the accounting practices of … Enron?; Bush gambles with your retirement money; and CEOs create "opportunity" by firing employees.
"...Biz 'Journalism' and Enron..."

Jan. 4, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Using cows to explain Enron; dumping nuclear waste in Yucca Mountain; and crying in your champagne at Austin's 360 Summit.
"...Enron's Ponzi Scheme..."

Feb. 1, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Enron's true crimes are the legal things it did; Boeing patriotically rips off us taxpayers; and Bob Barr acts like a crack smoker.
"...The True Crime Behind Enron..."

Jan. 25, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

Alas, Poor Dubya
The falling Dow throws a spotlight on the president's business career.
"...shake -- but neither did the market rise.Shadows of Enron As if all this were not enough, reporters are..."

July 26, 2002 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
"...weeks of controversy and the widening ripples of the Enron bankruptcy scandal, public utilities chairman and former Enron executive..."

Jan. 25, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Critics Name Cream of the Cultural Crop
The nominees for the 2017-18 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...The UT Department of Theatre & Dance's production of ENRON captured six nods...."

May 14, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Our readers talk back.
"...say that in these times when everyone is getting Enron'ed and WorldCom'ed that we stand up and say no..."

Oct. 11, 2002 Column

Our readers talk back.
"...I enjoyed Jim Hightower's article of Jan. 25 re: Enron and Boeing ["The Hightower Lowdown"]. However, someone should point..."

Feb. 15, 2002 Column

The Hightower Lowdown
The White House and Pentagon bomb us with propaganda; Enron's empire crumbles; stuff you don't need.
"...The Fall of Enron..."

Nov. 23, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

Out of Left Field
Tim Walker looks at this abysmal year in Texas baseball.
"...hopped-up offensive atmosphere of the Astros' deluxe new "mallpark," Enron Field. The air-conditioned Astrodome was a pitcher's paradise, a..."

Oct. 6, 2000 Sports Feature by Tim Walker

Leave No Child Behind
In a an excerpt from their new book, Molly Ivins and Lou Dubose expose Bush's No Child Left Behind policy as an educational Enron.
"...of Texas." And why not? The economy was booming. Enron stock was going to hit $100 and split. Streets..."

Oct. 3, 2003 News Feature by Louis Dubose

'It All Leads Back to Texas'
Robert Bryce on the Texas-Washington-international crony network
"...Pipe Dreams, his earlier book on the fall of Enron, and his argument that Texas money and Texas politics..."

June 18, 2004 News Feature by Michael King

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