* Former Chairman of the SEC (1989-1993)
* Chairman, Richard C. Breeden and Company (consults distressed companies and helps them turn around)
* Author, The SEC and Capital Market Regulations: The Politics of Expertise (Pittsburgh University Press, 1992)
* Dean, Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, MO
* Author of 19 books, including The Transformation of Wall Street: A History of the Securities and Exchange Commission and Modern Corporate Finance (Aspen Publishers, 2003)
* Stock Market Analyst, RT Jones Capital Equities, St. Louis, Mo
The Securities and Exchange Commission is charged with protecting the interests of investors. Lately though, some wonder if it's doing enough. How does the SEC work? Where did it come from? And from Joe Kennedy to Harvey Pitt, what type of leader does it need? Inside the SEC. Join Neal Conan on Talk of the Nation from NPR News.
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