Book Discussion on The Greatest-Ever Bank Robbery

Mr. Mayer discussed his best-selling book The Greatest-Ever Bank Robbery: The Collapse of the Savings and Loan Industry. He explained… read more

Mr. Mayer discussed his best-selling book The Greatest-Ever Bank Robbery: The Collapse of the Savings and Loan Industry. He explained that the cause of the “scandal” was hard for any observers, much less the general public, to grasp because it was inherently technical. He believes that most news reports also missed the point and focused on individual stories rather than the enormous scope of the problem. Mr. Mayer has written many books on the financial community and testified before the House Banking Committee last year on the savings and loan situation. close

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Book Discussion on The Greatest-Ever Bank Robbery

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First Aired:
Nov 22, 1990
Last Aired:
Oct 30, 2005

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  • Nov 22, 1990 | 7:53pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 25, 1990 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 25, 1990 | 11:15pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 26, 1990 | 2:10am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 26, 1990 | 6:55am EST | C-SPAN 1
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