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Patrick Radden Keefe discussion on Empire of Pain

Date:
September 19, 2021
Time:
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Location:
Sanctuary
An in-person conversation with Patrick Radden Keefe and moderator Christopher Lydon will take place in the Sanctuary. The event will also be livestreamed. "Empire of Pain" is a grand, devastating portrait of three generations of the Sackler family, famed for their philanthropy, whose fortune was built by Valium and whose reputation was destroyed by OxyContin. From the prize-winning and bestselling author of "Say Nothing", as featured in the HBO documentary, "Crime of the Century". Books will