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Bill Moyers | The Journal: Time for New Pecora Hearings? | PBS

Duration: 52:29 (Full Program)
Program: Bill Moyers Journal #1302
Broadcast Date: Apr. 24, 2009

As the demand grows for a new Pecora Commission, the 1930s investigation into the causes and effects of the Great Depression, Bill Moyers speaks with economist Simon Johnson and Ferdinand Pecora biographer and legal scholar Michael Perino. Simon Johnson is a former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and a professor at MIT Sloan School of Management, and Michael Perino is a professor of law at St. John's University and has been an advisor to the Securities and Exchange Commission. Also on the program, the JOURNAL profiles Steve Meacham, a Massachusetts community organizer fighting to keep working people in their homes.



Post Date: June 10, 2009