Empire of Pain: Sacklers, Opioids and the Sickening of America

How did one family become associated with an epidemic of drug addiction that has caused the death of almost half a million people?

In this episode, award-winning writer and author of Empire of Pain, Patrick Radden Keefe speaks to Hannah Kuchler, the FT’s global pharmaceutical correspondent about how he uncovered fresh material on the Sacklers and discovered a modern parable of greed, corruption and cynical philanthropy.

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