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Natural History Museum Urged to Cut Ties with David Koch

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Three dozen scientists say the association with the oil executive taints the Upper West Side institution's integrity.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

"Citizen Koch" Filmmakers

Friday, May 31, 2013

According to a recent New Yorker piece, the film was halted because of pressure applied on PBS from philanthropist and conservative businessman David Koch

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The Brian Lehrer Show

What the Koch Brothers Want with Cato

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Recap from It's a Free Country.

Welcome to Politics Bites, where every afternoon at It's A Free Country, we bring you the unmissable quotes from the morning's political conversations on WNYC. Today on the Brian Lehrer Show, David Boaz, executive vice president of the Cato Institute, talked about the organization's relationship with the Koch brothers, Charles and David Koch, who have filed a lawsuit for control of the libertarian establishment.

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The Takeaway

Koch Industries Sold Millions of Dollars of Petrochemical Equipment to Iran

Monday, October 03, 2011

A six-month investigation by Bloomberg Markets magazine into Koch Industries, one of the world's largest privately held companies, has revealed the highly secretive conglomerate paid bribes to improperly win contracts around the world, and sold millions of dollars worth of petrochemical equipment to Iran. The U.S. government classifies Iran as a sponsor of global terrorism. Koch Industries, which is best known for consumer brands like Lycra, Dixie cups, and Brawny paper towels, is controlled by Charles and David Koch, the billionaire brothers known for financing elements of the Tea Party movement, as well as other libertarian, anti-government causes.

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