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Casino Jack and the United States of Money

  • Release Date: May 07, 2010
  • Rated: for some language
  • Runtime: 2 hr. 0 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Alex Gibney

Synopsis

Lobbyists have long played a powerful role in American politics, but it wasn't until Jack Abramoff became the center of a 2006 corruption scandal with ties to leading members of Congress (and even the White House) that many became aware of just how deep and pernicious their influence truly was. The son of a wealthy businessman, Abramoff became a Republican activist in college, involved in programs to raise funds for GOP candidates and supporting political movements in Angola and South Africa that he...more

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