Bill Moyers Journal

Season 12, Episode 44 of 52

This week on Bill Moyers Journal, former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), MIT Sloan School of Management professor and senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, Simon Johnson examines President Obama's plan for economic recovery. Johnson discusses the roots of this crisis, dissects the failures of the finance industry and the previous Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), and offers his insight into what will and won't work in the latest attempt to fix the economy. And, Bill Moyers sits down with renowned poet Nikki Giovanni, whose 27 books have spanned the themes of race, politics, sex and violence. Nikki Giovanni is Distinguished Professor of English at Virginia Tech.

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