Former Enron employees talk to the BBC's Mark Gregory about its effects on their lives and its lasting legacy. KUHF's Andrew Schneider (6:20) discusses Houston ten years after the fall of Enron. Enron whistleblower Sherron Watkins tells Lesley Curwen that share options, which contributed to the Enron scandal, are still making bosses greedy. Plus technology commentator Jeremy Wagstaff recalls the huge changes in our computing lives in the last 15 years.
Enron: Ten Years After
A KUHF News Special Series
PBS Nightly Business Report Coverage
Andrew Schneider talks with former Enron employees about what it was like inside Enron as the energy giant's ship started sinking and about the day Enron closed its doors.
December 2, 2011 11:25 am
Sherron Watkins was the star witness against Enron's leadership in congressional hearings investigating company's collapse. The former Enron vice president had warned CEO Ken Lay the company was in danger of imploding in a wave of accounting scandals, only to be ignored. Watkins joins Andrew Schneider as this week's guest on the Bauer Business Focus, wrapping up our coverage of the tenth anniversary of Enron’s collapse.
KUHF Local Coverage
December 1, 2011 11:25 am
Enron achieved a final triumph in April 2002, climbing two notches to fifth place on the Fortune 500 list. By then, the company had been bankrupt for months. In the conclusion of our four part series, KUHF business reporter Andrew Schneider looks at life after Enron.
November 30, 2011 11:25 am
Few could have imagined in December 2000 that Enron had barely twelve months left to live. In the third of our four part series, KUHF business reporter Andrew Schneider examines the company's fiery demise.
November 30, 2011 10:00 am
Dec. 2 marks the 10-year anniversary of when energy giant Enron filed for bankruptcy. The next day, thousands of workers in the company's Houston headquarters lost their jobs. How has the city coped with company's demise?
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November 29, 2011 11:20 am
Andrew Fastow is often portrayed as one of the leading villains of the Enron saga. The chief financial officer created an array of off-books entities that hid massive losses and enriched him and his allies within the company. But Fastow's crimes were only possible because of changes set in motion well before he joined the company, as Andrew Schneider reports in the second of our four part series.
November 28, 2011 11:25 am
Ten years ago this week, energy trading giant Enron collapsed in one of the largest bankruptcies in history. Thousands were thrown out of work. Enron itself became a byword for massive corporate fraud. The scandal gave Houston a black eye that took years to fade. In the first of our four part series, KUHF Business reporter Andrew Schneider looks back at the heyday of Enron.