William Poole

William Poole

William Poole , also known as, Bill the Butcher and Bill the Butcher Poole, was the leader of the New York City gang, the Bowery Boys and a leader of the Know Nothings political movement. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
William Poole has nine videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1989 Forum as a Professor for the Economics of the Brown University. The year with the most videos was 1991 with two videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2008 with an average of 206 views per program. Most appearances with Allan H. Meltzer (5), Mickey Levy (5), Erich Heinemann (5). Most common tags: U.S. Economy, Federal Reserve, Savings and Loans.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2008 - Present Senior Fellow, Cato Institute Videos: 1 c. November 29, 2007 - Present President, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Videos: 1 c. January 1, 1989 - Present Professor, Economics, Brown University Videos: 7

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  • Recent Credit and Loan Industry Practices

    Recent Credit and Loan Industry Practices

    A panel discussion was held on subprime credit practices of the past two years and the lessons learned for lending…

  • Federal Reserve Monetary Policy

    Federal Reserve Monetary Policy

    William Poole talked about government bailouts of private entities. He spoke on “put options” and the policies of the…

  • Federal Debt Limit

    Federal Debt Limit

    The House Banking Committee met to gather testimony on the proper strategies for raising the federal debt ceiling, as well…

  • Current Economic Policies

    Current Economic Policies

    The participants spoke about the committee’s views on the U.S. economy. After their remarks, they took questions from the…

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