When Hu Jintao, China's then vice president, came to visit the New York Stock Exchange and Ground Zero in 2002, he asked Hank Paulson to be his guide. It was a testament to the pivotal role that Goldman Sachs played in helping China experiment with private enterprise. In Dealing with China, the best-selling author of On the Brink draws on his unprecedented access to both the political and business leaders of modern China to answer several key questions.
"Bad title, amazing book"
From the man who was in the very middle of this perfect economic storm, On the Brink is Paulson's fast-paced retelling of the key decisions that had to be made with lightning speed. Paulson puts the listener in the room for all the intense moments as he addressed urgent market conditions, weighed critical decisions, and debated policy and economic considerations with of all the notable players.
"More Depth than "Too Big to Fail""
"Why China's Economic Reforms Are Critical to the United States" is from the September 21, 2015 Ideas and Controversy section of The Washington Post. It was written by Henry M. Paulson Jr. and narrated by Sam Scholl.
"When It Comes to Trump, a Republican Treasury Secretary Says: Choose Country over Party" is from the June 24, 2016 Opinions section of The Washington Post. It was written by Henry M. Paulson Jr. and narrated by Jill Melancon.