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Episode 519: Wall Street's Image Problem

Friday, February 21, 2014

From billion-dollar bailouts to Occupy Wall Street, it's safe to say the financial crisis didn't exactly paint a great picture of the banking industry. It's precisely that stigma that drove Kevin Roose to follow a group of young Wall Street recruits around for three years.

In today's episode, Roose takes us behind the scenes of some of the largest banks, their secret societies and the young people escaping it all.

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