Federal Reserve Chairman Announcement

President Bush announced his selection to replace Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan, whose term would expire January 31, 2006. In the… read more

President Bush announced his selection to replace Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan, whose term would expire January 31, 2006. In the Oval Office announcement attended by both the nominee and outgoing chairman, he nominated Ben Bernanke, the current president of the Council of Economic Advisers, and talked about Mr. Bernanke’s qualifications and experience in monetary policy. He also praised Mr. Greenspan for his service through several presidential administrations. Mr. Bernanke also spoke about Mr. Greenspan’s service and pledged to continue to manage the Federal Reserve in a like manner. close

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Program ID:
189524-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Oval Office, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 24, 2005
Last Aired:
Oct 25, 2005

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  • Oct 24, 2005 | 12:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 24, 2005 | 3:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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  • Oct 24, 2005 | 11:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 25, 2005 | 5:04am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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