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The Details Are Out; Is Geithner's Plan Good?

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The Details Are Out; Is Geithner's Plan Good?

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The Details Are Out; Is Geithner's Plan Good?

The Details Are Out; Is Geithner's Plan Good?

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Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner proposed increased regulation and oversight of financial institutions to Congress this week. Clive Crook, of The Financial Times and Atlantic Monthly, says that though there's no guarantee his plan will work, it's still a step in the right direction.

Host Scott Simon talks with Crook about this week's economic news.

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