Marriner Eccles: Father of the Modern Federal Reserve

Marriner Eccles: Father of the Modern Federal Reserve

Special | 56m 46s

Marriner Eccles was one of the premier economic thinkers of his time. The Chairman of the Federal Reserve under Presidents Roosevelt and Truman, Marriner was integral to the economic policies of the 1930s and ‘40s; he was a staunch advocate for the independence of the nation’s central bank, and a voice of the New Deal.

Aired: 10/15/19

Rating: NR

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Funding provided by the Lawrence T. & Janet T. Dee Foundation, and by Vincent P. and Janet Mancini.