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Need To Know | Presidentiality: Treason? | PBS

Duration: 02:51
Program: Need to Know
Broadcast Date: Sep. 12, 2011

Throughout history, humans have reserved special disdain for traitors: Brutus, Cassius, and Judas, just to name a few. In fact, "treason" is the only crime mentioned specifically in the U.S. Constitution. Now, Republican presidential candidate and Texas Gov. Rick Perry has suggested a new entry in the annals of treachery: Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.

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Post Date: September 12, 2011