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Justin Lahart

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Economics reporter for the Wall Street Journal

Justin Lahart on KCRW

Bear Stearns was  bailed out , along with  Freddie and Fannie , while Lehman Brothers was  allowed to fail .

AIG's Global Reach, What's Next?

Bear Stearns was bailed out , along with Freddie and Fannie , while Lehman Brothers was allowed to fail .

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