Bethany McLean on "Why Does the US Government Want Fannie and Freddie Dead?"

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
12:30 PM to 01:30 PM

Join us for a lunchtime event with journalist and best-selling author Bethany McLean on her new book, Shaky Ground: The Strange Saga of the US Mortgage Giants.

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Upcoming Events and Tours

  • Walking Tour: History of Wall Street
    Saturday, August 15, 2015 - 11:00 AM

    Join us for a 90-minute historical walking tour of FiDi (the Financial District).

  • Nobel Laureate Robert Shiller on Phishing for Phools
    Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 05:30 PM

    Join us for a talk and reception with 2013 Nobel Prize winner Robert Shiller on his new book.

  • 5th Annual Wall Street Collectors Bourse
    Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 12:00 PM

    The 5th Annual Wall Street Bourse, a numismatic event for financial history enthusiasts, will take place this year on the Grand Mezzanine of the Museum of American Finance.

  • Joel Iskowitz on "Designing Congressional Gold Medals: An Artist's Perspective"
    Friday, October 23, 2015 - 02:00 PM

    Joel Iskowitz will provide insight into the process of designing a Congressional Gold Medal, from its arrival as a task order based on public law enacted by Congress, through the concept, execution phases and finally its realization as the highest civilian honor conferred upon the recipients in the nation's Capitol.

  • Jason Zweig on The Devil's Financial Dictionary
    Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 12:30 PM

    Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Zweig will read from and discuss his newest book, including the history and significance of some illustrations from the Museum's own collection.

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