Paul Volcker: The Making of a Financial Legend

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1. A Finance Legend
1
Transcript of testimony, House of Representatives, Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs, Washington, DC, July 21, 1981, 224 pages.
2
Paul A. Volcker Jr. interview, 2003.
3
Clyde H. Farnsworth, “Volcker Sees More Tightening, ” The New York Times, July 22, 1981, p. D1.
4
John M. Berry, “Banking Panel Attacks Volcker on Tight Money; Fed Chairman Volcker Attacked on Policies, ” The Washington Post, July 22, 1981, p. E1.
5
Craig T. Ferris, “Volcker Testifies: Fed to Increase Grip on Money, Credit Growth, ” The Bond Buyer, July 22, 1981, p. 1. See also Denis G. Gulino, United Press International, “Inflation: Weaker but Still Threatening, ” Washington, Saturday, July 25, 1981, AM cycle.
6
Jay Rosenstein, “Federal Reserve Head Draws Fire in Congress over Monetary Policies, ” The American Banker, July 22, 1981, p. 1.
7
Ferris, “Volcker Testifies.”
8
George J. Church, “Paying More for Money, ” Time, March 8, 1982, p. 74, reported by David Beckwith and Gisela Bolte with assistance from other bureaus of the magazine around the country.
9
“Threat to Fed Blamed on High Interest Rates, ” Associated Press, Washington, Monday, December 7, 1981, AM cycle. See also “Economy on His Mind; Man Seized at Federal

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  • Additional Praise for Paul Volcker:The Making of a Financial Legend i
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Foreword ix
  • Chapter One - A Finance Legend 1
  • Chapter Two - Seventy-Six 11
  • Chapter Three - The Power of the Fed 29
  • Chapter Four - Chairman 47
  • Chapter Five - Youth 71
  • Chapter Six - School Days 95
  • Chapter Seven - Hardship 113
  • Chapter Eight - Difficult Choices 139
  • Chapter Nine - The Fallout 165
  • Chapter Ten - Fly-Fishing 185
  • Epilogue 201
  • Bibliography 207
  • Notes 211
  • Acknowledgments 237
  • Index 239
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