The Financial Crisis: the FRONTLINE interviews Money, Power, & Wall Street sponsored by Duke Sanford School of Public Policy
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As counselor in the Treasury Department from January 2009 to March 2010, Sachs was Timothy Geithner's right-hand man on the financial crisis, serving as the point person with the Bush administration during the transition and helping to develop the administration's financial stability plan. This is the edited transcript of an interview conducted by producer Jim Gilmore on Jan. 31, 2012.

Lee Sachs

Counselor to Treasury Secretary (2009-10)

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