Reckless Endangerment — How Outsized Ambition, Greed, and Corruption Led to Economic Armageddon

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Gretchen Morgenson, Joshua Rosner

5.0 out of 5 stars We need more watchdogs like Gretchen and Josh!, May 24, 2011

BySrikumar S. Rao (Commack, NY USA) – See all my reviews

I have long admired Gretchen Morgenson and cheered when she was awarded a Pulitzer. Perhaps this book in conjunction with her hard-hitting NY Times reporting will garner her another one. She deserves it. The authors echo my sentiments precisely in their introduction “…felt compelled to write this book because we are angry that the American economy was almost wrecked by a crowd of self-interested, politically influential and arrogant people who have not been held accountable for their actions.” And the people who did it “…continue, even now, to hold sway in the corridors of Wall Street and Washington.”

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