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Episode 6

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Neil Mackay hears why Jake Adelstein decided to write about about a scandal involving Japanese organised crime and the FBI despite the risks to him and his family.

Startling stories from behind the headlines. Neil Mackay - the Sunday Herald's multi-award winning Home Affairs and Investigations Editor - hears from fellow investigative journalists about the biggest stories of their careers. What on earth drives them to pursue a scoop well beyond the point of their own safety and possibly their own sanity?
After uncovering a scandal including a top Japanese Mafia boss and the FBI, Jake Adelstein was told "Erase the story. or we'll erase you. And maybe your family too" Neil Mackay hears why Jake did decide to write the story despite the risks to him and his family.

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Sun 31 Jul 2011 16:30

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