PBS NewsHour

Protecting Its Fannie: How Mortgage Giant Primed the...

Clip: 07/01/2011 | 8m 16s

As part of his Making Sen$e series, Paul Solman reports on the new book, "Reckless Endangerment," which argues that for the past 20 years, Fannie Mae, a government-sponsored enterprise that increases money for homeownership, pursued profits for itself and bought risky loans that inflated a housing bubble that eventually burst.

Aired: 07/01/11

Rating: NR

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