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Disney Shareholders Sue over Ovitz Severance

NPR's Kim Masters talks to NPR's Noah Adams about the current corporate civil trial against Walt Disney Company. Shareholders are suing the company over alleged misconduct involving the severance package for former corporate president Michael Ovitz, who reportedly left with a $140 million "golden parachute" after just 14 months as chief executive of the entertainment giant.

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Noah Adams, long-time co-host of NPR's All Things Considered, brings more than three decades of radio experience to his current job as a contributing correspondent for NPR's National Desk., focusing on the low-wage workforce, farm issues, and the Katrina aftermath. Now based in Ohio, he travels extensively for his reporting assignments, a position he's held since 2003.
Kim Masters
Kim Masters covers the business of entertainment for NPR News. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition. She joined NPR in 2003.
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