Diane leads a discussion about the collection of stories which won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
Embattled SEC chairman Harvey Pitt resigned Tuesday night after coming under intense criticism for his handling of the appointment of ex-CIA chief William Webster to head an accounting oversight board. Diane talks with a panel about Pitt’s tenure at the SEC and steps the administration may take to restore investor confidence.
- Joel Seligman Dean of Washington University Law School
- Gene Sperling former senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, former national economic advisor during the Clinton administration, and author of "The Pro-Growth Progressive"
- Peter Wallison Arthur F. Burns fellow in financial policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute; served as general counsel of the U.S. Treasury department in the Reagan Administration
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