Manilow and Money

« previous episode | next episode »

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Barry Manilow performs live in our studio! Gretchen Morgenson and Joshua Rosner talk about what caused the financial meltdown and what has changed in its aftermath.

Barry Manilow Performs Live

Barry Manilow performs live in our studio! And he’ll talk about his career and his new album, “Fifteen Minutes.” It's his first recording of all original songs in 10 years, and will be released in mid-June. Inspired by the Andy Warhol quote, the album's guitar-driven songs explore the perils and pinnacles of fame.

Comments [25]

Reckless Endangerment

New York Times's Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Gretchen Morgenson and Joshua Rosner discuss how the financial meltdown resulted from the toxic interplay of Washington, Wall Street, and corrupt mortgage lenders. Reckless Endangerment: How Outsized Ambition, Greed, and Corruption Led to Economic Armageddon reveals how the watchdogs who were supposed to protect us from financial harm were actually complicit in creating the financial crisis. Drawing on previously untapped sources and building on original research from Rosner—who raised early warnings with the public and investors, and kept detailed records—Morgenson connects the dots that led to this fiasco.

Comments [15]

Get the WNYC Morning Brief in your inbox.
We'll send you our top 5 stories every day, plus breaking news and weather.