Dan Rather

Dan Rather

The Insider (1999)

March 01, 2011
Location: Walter and Leonore Annenberg Theater

Guest: Dan Rather

"The Insider" is based on the true story of Jeffrey Wigand, a former tobacco executive who agrees to appear on CBS's "60 Minutes" to reveal malpractices in the tobacco industry, after being prodded by the program's aggressive producer Lowell Bergman. When CBS executives decide to edit the interview under corporate pressure, Wigand's life and Bergman's reputation are thrown into jeopardy.

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