Philip Barry’s Prison Interview

Philip Barry explains how prosecutors misrepresented what he was doing and how he intends to prove to the world he is innocent of stealing more than 40 million from 800 investors.

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“American Greed” is narrated by stage, screen, and television actor Stacy Keach. He is best known for his portrayal of Detective Mike Hammer and his Golden Globe-winning portrayal of Ernest Hemingway.

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