Michael Lewis and his new book “The Big Short”

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Two years after the financial meltdown and one year after President Obama’s Wall Street bailout, details on how and why America’s banking system came so close to collapsing are still emerging. In The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine, bestselling author and financial journalist Michael Lewis turns the tables and asks the question: Who got it right? Lewis traces the fights of the loners who bet against subprime mortgages and, in time, had their suspicions of Wall Street’s investment practices proved right. He joins us today to talk about the evolution of his latest book and the financial crisis.

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