Bethany McLean at the Museum of American Finance's Lunch and Learn Series

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
12:30pm — 1:30pm
Museum of American Finance
48 Wall Street
New York, NY 10005

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Why does the government want Fannie and Freddie dead? 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 U.S. Mortgage Giants, part of the Lunch and Learn series at the Museum of American Finance on Wall Street. The talk will be followed by a Q&A and book signing. A ticket is $5 and includes museum admission; members and students are free. Feel free to bring your lunch.

(212) 908-4110
http://www.moaf.org/events/general/evt_20150915

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Why does the government want Fannie and Freddie dead? 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 U.S. Mortgage Giants, part of the Lunch and Learn series at the Museum of American Finance on Wall Street. The talk will be followed by… more

Museum of American Finance
48 Wall Street
New York, NY 10005

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