Catch and kill: lies, spies and a conspiracy to protect predators

In 2017, a routine network television investigation led Ronan Farrow to a story only whispered about: one of Hollywood's most powerful producers was a predator, protected by fear, wealth, and a conspiracy of silence. As Farrow drew closer to the truth, shadowy operatives, from high-priced lawye...

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Main Author: Farrow, Ronan (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: London Fleet 2019
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: 59 A 7410
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Summary:In 2017, a routine network television investigation led Ronan Farrow to a story only whispered about: one of Hollywood's most powerful producers was a predator, protected by fear, wealth, and a conspiracy of silence. As Farrow drew closer to the truth, shadowy operatives, from high-priced lawyers to elite war-hardened spies, mounted a secret campaign of intimidation, threatening his career, following his every move, and weaponizing an account of abuse in his own family. All the while, Farrow and his producer faced a degree of resistance they could not explain -- until now. And a trail of clues revealed corruption and cover-ups from Hollywood to Washington and beyond. This is the untold story of the exotic tactics of surveillance and intimidation deployed by wealthy and connected men to threaten journalists, evade accountability, and silence victims of abuse. And it's the story of the women who risked everything to expose the truth and spark a global movement
Item Description:Literaturangaben und Index
First published ind the United States in 2019 by Little, Brown and Company
Physical Description:xvi, 448 Seiten
ISBN:9780708899267
9780708899274