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Building Bridges Radio: Why Banks Go Bad

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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report
National Edition
Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
27 minutes
************************* Why Banks Go Bad â Understanding a Banking Crisis in Transition with Professor William K. Black, author of "The Best Way to Rob a Bank Is to Own One"

The U.S. financial system is, once again, in crisis. Our largest, most sophisticated financial institutions have followed business practices that were certain to produce massive losses - practices so imprudent, that they have created a worldwide financial crisis. We'll look at what those practices are and why.

Corruption in America's Banks?

From Bill Moyers' Journal of April 3rd, 2009, Corruption in America's Banks?

The financial industry has brought the economy to its knees, but how did they get away with it? With the nation wondering how to hold the bankers accountable, Bill Moyers sits down with Bill Black, the former senior regulator who cracked down on banks during the savings and loan crisis of the 1980s.