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In 1998, as chair of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Brooksley Born unsuccessfully tried to bring over-the-counter financial derivatives under the regulatory control of the CFTC. The government’s failure to regulate such financial deals has been widely criticized as one of the causes of the current financial crisis. In the booming ...
Nearly fifty years have passed since the publication of John F. Kennedy’s Profiles in Courage, the Pulitzer Prize-winning homage to American political greatness. In 1989, the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation created the Profile in Courage Award to honor President Kennedy’s commitment and contribution to public service. The annual award, named aft...
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