After Words with William Cohan

William Cohan talked about his book House of Cards: A Tale of Hubris and Wretched Excess on Wall Street (Doubleday; March 10, 2009). In his… read more

William Cohan talked about his book House of Cards: A Tale of Hubris and Wretched Excess on Wall Street (Doubleday; March 10, 2009). In his book Mr. Cohan details the rise and fall of Bear Stearns and focuses on the choices executives made that ultimately led to the government-forced merger with J.P. Morgan. The guest interviewer was Deborah Solomon.

William Cohan was an investment banker for 17 years. He worked at Lazard Freres, Merrill Lynch and JPMorgan Chase, before leaving Wall Street to write his first book, The Last Tycoons. Mr. Cohan has written columns for the New York Times and The Washington Post. He regularly writes for the Daily Beast, Financial Times and Fortune magazine. close

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

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After Words with William Cohan

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Program ID:
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Category:
Interview
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Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 28, 2009
Last Aired:
Apr 16, 2009

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  • Mar 28, 2009 | 10:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 29, 2009 | 8:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 29, 2009 | 11:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 30, 2009 | 2:56am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 05, 2009 | 10:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 05, 2009 | 11:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 16, 2009 | 11:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 16, 2009 | 11:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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