FRONTLINE investigates the causes of the worst economic crisis in 70 years and how the government responded. The film chronicles the inside stories of the Bear Stearns deal, Lehman Brothers’ collapse, the propping up of insurance giant AIG, and the $700 billion bailout. Inside the Meltdown examines what Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke didn’t see, couldn’t stop and haven’t been able to fix.
FRONTLINE INVESTIGATES HOW THE ECONOMY WENT SO BAD SO FAST
FRONTLINE Presents: Inside the Meltdown
Tuesday, February 17, 2009, at 9 P.M. ET on PBS