Bill Moyers

The Journal: Time for New Pecora Hearings?

Season 13 Episode 2 | 52m 29s

Economist Simon Johnson and Ferdinand Pecora biographer and legal scholar Michael Perino on the growing demand for a new Pecora Hearing, the 1930s investigation into the causes and effects of the Great Depression. Johnson is a former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and a professor at MIT, and Perino is a professor of law and has been an advisor to the SEC.

Aired: 04/23/09

Rating: NR

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