Federal Reserve Response to the Financial Crisis

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke testified about the efforts of the Federal Reserve Board to provide liquidity in response to the… read more

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke testified about the efforts of the Federal Reserve Board to provide liquidity in response to the financial crisis and the scope of its powers. In his remarks and answers to members' questions he spoke about economic risks associated with government inaction in financial markets, requested more authority to intervene when large banks were threatened, and called for more strict regulation and enforcement of disclosure policies for financial institutions. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Federal Reserve Response to the Financial Crisis

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Program ID:
283957-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 10, 2009
Last Aired:
Feb 15, 2009

Airing Details

  • Feb 10, 2009 | 1:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 10, 2009 | 10:56pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 11, 2009 | 3:26am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 15, 2009 | 3:40am EST | C-SPAN 1
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