The Museum of Political Corruption and Albany Law School co-hosted the screening of Yael Melamede's "(Dis)Honesty--The Truth About Lies." A roundtable discussion followed the screening. Roundtable participants included Film Director Yael Melamede, Blair Horner of NYPIRG, NYS Assemblyman John T. McDonald III, Albany Law School Law Professor Michael Hutter, and former NYS Senator Cecilia Tkaczyk
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Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of the hit Broadway musical HAMILTON, gave a shout out to The Museum of Political Corruption on page 137 in his book on Hamilton.
Our 2-4-16 Roundtable and Public Forum on Corruption was a huge success, and featured (clockwise from upper left) Frank Anechiarico, Maynard-Knox Professor of Government and Law, Hamilton College; Blair Horner, Executive Director, New York Public Interest Research Group; Zephyr Teachout, Associate Professor of Law, Fordham University, and Jimmy Vielkind, POLITICO, New York's Albany Bureau Chief.
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On Thursday evening, November 16th, we will honor the 2017 Nellie Bly Award Winner, Susanne Craig of the New York Times. The event will be from 6 to 8:30 P.M. in Albany and will include a reception and award ceremony, followed by a roundtable discussion on government and the press. Confirmed participants include: Susanne Craig, William K. Rashbaum of the New York Times, and Rex Smith, Editor of the Times Union. The panel will be moderated by Capital Pressroom radio host Susan Arbetter. Venue TBA, so please visit for updates or contact AlbanyMPC@gmail.com to request email updates on this special event!
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