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    • In Fed We Trust

    • Ben Bernanke's War on the Great Panic
    • By: David Wessel
    • Narrated by: Dan Woren
    • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 145
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 65

    "Whatever it takes.". That was Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's vow as the worst financial panic in more than 50 years gripped the world and he struggled to avoid the once unthinkable: a repeat of the Great Depression. Brilliant but temperamentally cautious, Bernanke researched and wrote about the causes of the Depression during his career as an academic. Then when thrust into a role as one of the most important people in the world, he was compelled to boldness by circumstances he never anticipated.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A must-read for Fed watchers

    • By Daniel on 10-17-09

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Red Ink

    • Inside the High-Stakes Politics of the Federal Budget
    • By: David Wessel
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 4 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 33

    In a sweeping narrative about the people and the politics behind the budget, Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter David Wessel looks at the 2011 fiscal year (which ended September 30) to see where all the money was actually spent, and why the budget process has grown wildly out of control.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An Eye Opening Introduction to the National Debt

    • By Graham on 09-20-12
    • Inside the High-Stakes Politics of the Federal Budget
    • By: David Wessel
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 4 hrs and 7 mins
    • Release date: 09-17-12
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 39 ratings

    Regular price: $18.19