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Eliot Spitzer

Former Attorney General and former Governor of the State of New York

Eliot Spitzer appears in the following:

Eliot Spitzer: Candidate for Comptroller

Monday, July 08, 2013

Former New York Governor and Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, talks to Brian Lehrer (and listeners) about entering the race for New York City comptroller.

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Eliot Spitzer on AIG, Al Jazeera

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Eliot Spitzer, former governor and attorney general of New York joins the Brian Lehrer Show to talk about AIG's decision not to join the lawsuit over the federal bailout and Al Jazeera's purchase of Current TV.

 

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Eliot Spitzer on State Attorneys General Libor Investigations

Thursday, August 23, 2012

The Libor scandal hasn't gone away — it's only getting bigger. New York State attorney general Eric Schneiderman has subpoenaed several of the world's leading banks, including Barclays, for possible manipulation of interest rates. Connecticut's attorney general has also joined the investigation.

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Eliot Spitzer's Viewpoint

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Eliot Spitzer talks about his new show on Current TV, “Viewpoint with Eliot Spitzer.” Former Governor Spitzer will offer up his opinion of the day’s news and then invite guests to discuss, analyze and debate.

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OWS Dialog

Friday, November 25, 2011

Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer; Greg David, director of the business reporting from at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism and a contributor to Crain's New York Business; Kathryn Wylde, New York Federal Reserve deputy chairwoman and head of the Partnership for New York City; and Jesse LaGreca  of #occupywallstreet and the Daily Kos, participate in a dialogue about the issues at the heart of the Occupy Wall Street protests, including inequality and the contribution of investment banking to the economic life of the city and the country.

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Occupy Wall Street Dialogue

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer; Greg David, director of the business reporting from at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism and a contributor to Crain's New York Business; Kathryn Wylde, New York Federal Reserve deputy chairwoman and head of the Partnership for New York City; and Jesse LaGreca  of #occupywallstreet and the Daily Kos, participate in a dialogue about the issues at the heart of the Occupy Wall Street protests, including inequality and the contribution of investment banking to the economic life of the city and the country.

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The Greene Space

Brian Lehrer Live Engagement Party

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

10:00 AM

Join Brian Lehrer live for two special hours. In hour one, the issues at the heart of the Occupy Wall Street protest movement. And in hour two, Brian will lead a public brainstorm session on how to turn around the city's low voter turnout.  Come and participate.

Spitzer on Government and the Market

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

What role does good regulatory policy play in the markets? Eliot Spitzer, former Governor and Attorney General of New York and cohost of "In the Arena" on CNN, discusses his new book, Government's Place in the Market.

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Monopoly Redesign: Eliot Spitzer Edition

Friday, April 29, 2011

Since the board game Monopoly first came out in the 1930s, capitalism and tycooning have changed a lot. Someone who knows that better than most is former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, who now hosts a public affairs program on CNN. Spitzer told Kurt Andersen his first lesson ...

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Eliot Spitzer

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Former New York State Attorney General and former New York governor Eliot Spitzer discusses the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, the current state of Wall Street, and what regulations might prevent banks from taking the kind of dangerous risks that caused the crisis.

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Eliot Spitzer on Bear Stearns Acquittals

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

A Brooklyn jury acquitted two former Bear Stearns executives Tuesday. The two men had been charged with lying to investors. To give us the low-down on all of this is a man accustomed to suing Wall Street titans, former New York attorney general (and former governor) Eliot Spitzer.

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One Year On: Banks After the Bailout

Thursday, September 10, 2009

All week we are reviewing the year that was — the year that marked the beginning of the financial meltdown and the recession that we continue to live through. Today we’re taking stock of how the nation’s banks are managing, one year after the government spent billions of taxpayers' dollars to bail them out. For a look at what regulations need to be in place to avoid future financial disasters, we talk with Eliot Spitzer. He was New York's attorney general before being elected governor; he first made a name for himself for keeping an eagle eye on the banking industry. We are also joined by Tyler Cowen, professor of economics at George Mason University and author of the new book, Create Your Own Economy: The Path to Prosperity in a Disordered World. (click through for the interview transcript.)

"Look, let’s be very clear. The Fed failed. Everyone says the Fed has saved us by printing trillions of dollars. The Fed is the very institution that was supposed to be monitoring this along with the Treasury Department. They utterly failed to do it."
—Former Attorney General of New York Eliot Spitzer

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Eliot Spitzer on Regulatory Reform (And His Own Future)

Thursday, June 18, 2009

President Obama has proposed sweeping changes to the regulation of the country's financial system. But do these changes actually address the root causes of our financial crisis? For one view, we turn to Eliot Spitzer, former Attorney General and Governor of New York. When he was Attorney General he made a name for himself suing companies like AIG for deception, fraud and boosting the company’s stock price. He also discusses his personal feelings at having to watch the unfolding crisis as a bystander and not as political leader.

"Rearranging the deck chairs does not fundamentally alter the fact that the regulators had the power over the past few years."
— Eliot Spitzer on financial reform

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Citizen Spitzer

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Eliot Spitzer, columnist for Slate and former Governor of New York, talks about AIG bonuses, CEO compensation, the NYS budget, and other matters of the day.

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Tax and Spend

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Before he was a columnist for Slate and Governor of NYS, Eliot Spitzer cut his teeth fighting white-collar crime. So what does he make of AIG bonuses, CEO compensation, and other news of the day? Then, New York City is suing eight smoke shops on a tiny Indian reservation on ...

State of New York State

Friday, January 18, 2008

New York Governor Eliot Spitzer talks about his State of the State proposals and the state of the State economy.

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MLK and LBJ

Friday, January 18, 2008

With all the talk of Martin Luther King and Lyndon Johnson, listen to a rare piece of historical audio of a phone call in which the two of them planning the Voting Rights Act. Also, Governor Eliot Spitzer – how will he handle the economic downturn?

The Governor Shifts Gears

Thursday, November 15, 2007

New York governor Eliot Spitzer (D) explains his reversal on offering drivers’ licenses to undocumented immigrants and comments on the impact of the Kerik indictment on Rudy Giuliani’s presidential bid.

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