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Richard Kovacevich was appointed chairman and CEO of Wells Fargo & Company in 2001. Kovacevich was a strong opponent of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), under which Wells Fargo was forced to accept a $25 billion capital injection from the federal government. This is the edited transcript of an interview conducted by producer Martin Smith on Jan. 5, 2012.

Richard Kovacevich

Chair, Wells Fargo (2001-09)

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