Trailblazing Black Economist Weighs Nation's Crisis



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The fallout from the economic crisis continues in the U.S. Tackling the issue is a main priority of the Obama administration. Veteran economist, author and educator Andrew Brimmer talks about his historic career, issues facing the next administration, and discusses hot to resolve the nation's money crisis. Brimmer, the son of a sharecropper, is the first black man named to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve.

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