Could Alan Greenspan Have Prevented the 2008 Financial Crisis?

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Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday,Oct. 23, 2008, to testify before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

Sebastian Mallaby discusses his biography of economist and former Chairman of the Federal Reserve, Alan Greenspan. In The Man Who Knew: The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan,Mallaby researched his life for over five years with complete access to Greenspan, his friends, family and professional colleagues. Mallaby shows what the economist’s life and work reveals about the politics and presidents of the last 30 years.