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PBS NewsHour | Protecting Its Fannie: How Mortgage Giant Primed the Bubble, Covered Its Assets | PBS

Duration: 08:16
Program: PBS NewsHour #10101
Broadcast Date: Jul. 1, 2011

As part of his Making Sen$e series, Paul Solman reports on the new book, "Reckless Endangerment," which argues that for the past 20 years, Fannie Mae, a government-sponsored enterprise that increases money for homeownership, pursued profits for itself and bought risky loans that inflated a housing bubble that eventually burst.

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Post Date: July 1, 2011