Oct 12

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Paul Solman: The NewsHour and then the Business Desk were, so far as we know, the first national stages for the self-professed “world’s first and only stand-up economist,” Yoram Bauman. We have henceforth taken what might be…

Editor’s note: We were only able to air sections of Paul’s wide-ranging interview with Brazilian President Lula da Silva at the G-20 late last week. In the interest of letting viewers see Lula’s complete takes on global warming, the situation…

Paul Solman: When in Pittsburgh last week for the G-20 meetings, we interviewed Columbia University economist Jeffrey Sachs, 23 years after our first interview with him. In all these years, Sachs has been a champion of both the verities…

Editor’s note: Paul also recently sat down with Harvey Miller, lawyer for Lehman Brothers during its descent into bankruptcy, for an insider’s look at what it was like meeting with government regulators as Lehman faced collapsed.

Editor’s note: Paul recently sat down with Robert Glauber, former Treasury undersecretary under George H.W. Bush and the leader of the taskforce under Reagan charged with reporting on the 1987 stock market crash, to discuss what Glauber would have…

Sep 14

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Reporting the Crisis

Paul Solman: This week marks the anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers and one of the most extraordinarily tumultuous weeks Wall Street has ever had. So, in reflecting on those events and the subsequent year, I thought I’d offer…

Editor’s note: In a report that aired earlier this week about a Manhattan job fair, Paul spoke at length with Philip Mereday, a former executive who had been out of work for about a year. Mereday, a college graduate…

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