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PBS NewsHour | Michael Lewis' 'Boomerang': 'Money Thrown Out in Hope, Coming Back in Anger' | PBS

Duration: 08:49
Program: PBS NewsHour #10181
Broadcast Date: Oct. 21, 2011

What caused the economic troubles in Iceland, Greece, Ireland, Germany and elsewhere? Author Michael Lewis has some controversial theories involving sweeping character assessments of each nation. Lewis -- known for "Money Ball" and "The Blind Side" -- discusses his new book, "Boomerang," with economics correspondent Paul Solman.

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Post Date: October 21, 2011