The Watchmen

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One of the biggest questions about this financial crisis gripping our economy: How did it happen? Wasn't someone supposed to watching things? Making sure people were acting prudently? Stopping, say, the largest insurance company in the world from making a $185 billion bet that it couldn't make good on? This week, we hear the stories of the people who were supposed to be overseeing things.

Banner image: Daniel Y. Go



Ira Glass