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The Mulroney government as an aberration: a government that surpassed all others in terms of the number of politicians, political aides, organisers and fund-raisers under police investigation. Many were charged; many were convicted. The speaker goes onto describe the Mulroney government as depicted in her book. Attempts at defending the former Prime Minister by one or two Mulroney Tories. The speaker's response to those criticisms. Who would and who would not go on the record for the book. How could what happened happen? An attempt to answer that question. Laying blame. Does such corruption matter, and the speaker's response to that question. Examples of what such corruption costs us. The legacy of the Mulroney years. Some heroes. A happy ending.