Financial Sense: Interview with Director Francis Megahy

Written by admin on December 8th, 2011

Financial Sense

Director Francis Megahy joins Jim on Financial Sense Newshour to discuss his film on the lobbying industry in Washington DC. Politicians now spend more than 25% of their time fundraising, while the number of lobbyists in Washington has more than doubled since 2000. Registered lobbyists have spent over 13 billion dollars in the last six years alone.

Veteran documentary director Francis Megahy, who now lives in the US, began his career in British television, as a writer and director, working on documentaries for the BBC and ITV networks. Later he wrote and directed top-rated television series and television movies. Megahy has made more than forty documentaries for British television channels.

 

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