Join us for a virtual program with award-winning financial journalist Diana Henriques on her latest book, Taming the Street: The Old Guard, the New Deal, and FDR’s Fight to Regulate American Capitalism. Taming the Street describes how President Franklin D. Roosevelt battled to regulate Wall Street in the wake of the 1929 stock market crash and the ensuing Great Depression.
About the Speaker
Diana B. Henriques is the author of five previous books, including the New York Times bestseller The Wizard of Lies: Bernie Madoff and the Death of Trust, which was adapted as an HBO film starring Robert De Niro and was cited in the widely watched Netflix documentary series, Madoff: The Monster of Wall Street. A staff writer for The New York Times from 1989 to 2012, she is a George Polk Award winner and a Pulitzer Prize finalist and she has received Harvard’s Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting, among other honors.
Advance registration is required. Registered guests will receive the link prior to the program. The first 100 guests will receive an electronic copy of the book, courtesy of the Fordham Gabelli Center for Global Security Analysis.
This event is open to alumni, faculty/staff, parents, students, and the public.