Book Discussion on In Fed We Trust

David Wessel talked about his book In Fed We Trust: Ben Bernanke’s War on the Great Panic (Crown Business; August 4, 2009). In his… read more

David Wessel talked about his book In Fed We Trust: Ben Bernanke’s War on the Great Panic (Crown Business; August 4, 2009). In his book the Pulitzer Prize-winning economics editor of the Wall Street Journal details how Federal Reserve Chariman Ben Bernanke single-handedly came to the rescue of the U.S. economy to prevent a second Great Depression. Mr. Wessel claims that Mr. Bernanke’s response effectively made the Federal Reserve the fourth branch of government. Mr. Wessel talked about Ben Bernanke’s history and about the economic crisis. He also talked about writing the book. He responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on In Fed We Trust

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Aug 30, 2009
Last Aired:
Dec 20, 2009

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  • Aug 30, 2009 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 19, 2009 | 9:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 11, 2009 | 9:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 20, 2009 | 9:57am EST | C-SPAN 2
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