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The Rise & Fall Of Elizabeth Holmes (One Year On, Does January 6th Even Matter?) - Irishman In America With Marion McKeone (Mini Pod)

January 7, 2022
One year ago a riot took place on Capitol Hill. The facts of who incited the violence have been up for debate ever since. Hundreds of those involved have been arrested thanks to teams of internet sleuths known as “sedition hunters” who sent thousands of leads to the FBI and used social media to track those individuals caught on camera. But does any of this even impact on the support for Donald Trump? Marion McKeone re-examines what happened that day and how the subsequent investigations have played out. She also leads us through the story of Elizabeth Holmes. Holmes was found guilty of fraud this week in a case that brings to an end one of the most bizarre stories in the history of Silicon Valley. We also get Marion’s predictions for 2022 on everything from the midterms to Paul Rudd’s enduring charm.
 
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Supplementary research provided by John Meagher.
 
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